When great athletes “hang ’em up.”

Sport is part of our wider culture, it captivates us like music, movies, fashion and so much more.   Moments both great and small captivate us.  Whether your thing is a Church picnic, a friendly tavern, diner or coffee shop, or just passing on the legends to our offspring in our back yard or garage, musicians, movie… Continue reading When great athletes “hang ’em up.”

The Women’s Game is Growing: Can Canada Keep Up? (A Deeper Dive)

I was bleary-eyed when Julia Grosso struck that golden kick. The Minister of Defence, Stephanie Labbe had kept a couple Swedish strikes out of the net and Canada were Olympic Champions for the first time ever. They planned to change the colour of the medal - two consecutive Olympic bronzes - and they did. It… Continue reading The Women’s Game is Growing: Can Canada Keep Up? (A Deeper Dive)

The Long and Adaptive History of TD Place Stadium

Canadian Football has changed a lot since 1903. The game is unrecognizable from the early twentieth century, and many teams have come and gone. Nowhere is this fact better known than in the nation's capital, a place that has been the home of three CFL franchises in under thirty years. But one thing that has… Continue reading The Long and Adaptive History of TD Place Stadium

Canadians in Europe: 2021-22 Season Review – Women’s Team Edition

Having already taken a look at the core members of the Canadian Men's National Team that play in Europe and how their seasons went, it’s now time to look at the members of the Canadian Women’s National Team who also apply their trade in Europe. There were many impressive seasons on show from the women,… Continue reading Canadians in Europe: 2021-22 Season Review – Women’s Team Edition

Canadian Women Start Strong at Porter Cup

On the men's side, it has been one of the most prestigious amateur golf events for over six decades. Nine years ago, the hosts of the Porter Cup began playing a ladies' tournament as well. The event is played at Niagara Falls Country Club in the United States, but it's so close to the border… Continue reading Canadian Women Start Strong at Porter Cup

The Possible Fallout From a Tough Few Weeks for Canadian Soccer

It just wasn’t meant to be it seems. After the debacle of arranging a friendly against Iran and then cancelling it, the game against rearranged opponents Panama has now also been cancelled due to a player's strike. The players and the governing body, Canada Soccer Association (CSA) failed to reach an agreement regarding how World… Continue reading The Possible Fallout From a Tough Few Weeks for Canadian Soccer

“We Got Next” Canada on Short List for WNBA Expansion

The WNBA is on the path to announcing an expansion in the next few months. While it may take a year or two for the new team, or teams, (it's likely that one or two new cities will be announced) to start play, the planning has already started. The league is in very capable hands and has been going… Continue reading “We Got Next” Canada on Short List for WNBA Expansion

A Year In Review – Canadian Soccer 2021, Part 3

As the temperatures dropped and autumn set in, Canadian soccer braced itself for three months that would decide the fate of playoff ambitions, silverware, and chances of World Cup glory. Everything was on the line heading into October, but after producing arguably Canadian soccers finest hour, perhaps it's only appropriate to begin part three of… Continue reading A Year In Review – Canadian Soccer 2021, Part 3

A Year In Review – Canadian Soccer 2021, Part 2

Heading into the second half of the year, the excitement in Canadian Soccer was showing no signs of slowing down. The summer months gave us Canadian soccer fans lots of memorable moments. Some that will indeed last for a very long time. July July would see the Canadian MNT begin their campaign in the 2021… Continue reading A Year In Review – Canadian Soccer 2021, Part 2

A Year in Review – Canadian Soccer 2021, Part 1

What a year for Soccer in Canada! In the men's game, Les Rouge have been trending upwards for a while now, but in 2021, they made the world take notice. The Women’s team, not to be outdone, also made plenty of history for their own this year. For Canada’s national sides, 2021 will live long… Continue reading A Year in Review – Canadian Soccer 2021, Part 1