Tag: Women’s Sports

Six Possible Locations For The Canadian Professional Women’s League

Six Possible Locations For The Canadian Professional Women’s League

In December 2022, the creation of a new woman’s professional soccer was announced by Christine Sinclair and Diana Matheson - with Matheson herself having close ties with Project 8 Sports who will be heavily invested in the project. It is looking likely that 2025 will be the target starting year for the league. That’s a … Continue reading Six Possible Locations For The Canadian Professional Women’s League

The Problematic Nature of The NWSL Draft

The Problematic Nature of The NWSL Draft

On January 12th, the 2023 National Women’s Soccer League draft will be held, where hopeful footballers all across colleges and universities in the U.S. will be hoping to be picked and have their professional careers start. It goes without saying that 2022 was an eventful year for not only the NWSL but also in Washington … Continue reading The Problematic Nature of The NWSL Draft

Canada’s Hot Start Leads to Victory Over Brazil

Canada’s Hot Start Leads to Victory Over Brazil

The Canadian Women's National Team continued their preparations for the Women's World Cup, which is rapidly approaching, being held in Australia and New Zealand that will begin at the end of July of next year. A trip to Brazil for a pair of games started nicely for Les Rouges, who bested Brazil by a scoreline … Continue reading Canada’s Hot Start Leads to Victory Over Brazil

Canada Drawn In Group B For the FIFA Women’s World Cup

Canada Drawn In Group B For the FIFA Women’s World Cup

Canada learned their fate for the 2023 FIFA World Cup today with the defending Olympic champions being drawn in Group B. It’s a group of familiar faces for Canada, with two of the three opponents being teams they have played multiple times in 2022 - which means Bev Priestman’s side knows a lot about their … Continue reading Canada Drawn In Group B For the FIFA Women’s World Cup

Are We Ready For This? Hurdles To Women’s Professional Soccer In Canada

Are We Ready For This? Hurdles To Women’s Professional Soccer In Canada

I am convinced that we are ready for professional women's soccer in Canada. But barriers keep getting put up in its way. Like everyone in the North American soccer community I am still trying to come to grips with the revelations in the independent report by Sally Q. Yates in the United States. The levels … Continue reading Are We Ready For This? Hurdles To Women’s Professional Soccer In Canada

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

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)

Gibb Leads Alberta Ladies Hoopers to Canada Games Gold

Gibb Leads Alberta Ladies Hoopers to Canada Games Gold

The 2022 Canada Games have come to an end with Ontario leading in both Gold Medals and the overall medal count. One of the highlights of the games was the gold medal game in women's basketball. With the game tied 56-56 with about five minutes left Delaney Gibb, Miss Alberta Basketball took a Steph Curry-range … Continue reading Gibb Leads Alberta Ladies Hoopers to Canada Games Gold

The Long and Adaptive History of TD Place Stadium

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

Reasons to Be Cheerful: League 1 Canada

Reasons to Be Cheerful: League 1 Canada

In 2013, the Ontario Soccer Association announced the launch of League 1 Ontario - a semi-professional league for the province and in 2014, the league had its first season. It marked the second semi-professional provincial league in Canada to be established around that time, joining the Quebec-based Première Ligue de Soccer du Québec (PLSQ) which … Continue reading Reasons to Be Cheerful: League 1 Canada

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

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