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A female Iranian freestyle footballer trains at a park in Tehran

Iranian freestyle footballer Hosna Mirhadi, 23, wears a protective face mask and gloves as she trains with a ball, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a park in Tehran, Iran, May 5, 2020. WANA (West Asia News Agency)/Ali Khara via REUTERS »

Health, Society

Canadian Football League postpones 2020 training camps 

The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced the postponement of the 2020 training camps due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a statement released today.  According to the CFL, training camps were originally scheduled to start on May 17.  “As of »

Arts & Entertainment, Society

Quebecers celebrate first Quebec native to become Super Bowl Champion

The province of Quebec had its own reason to celebrate the Kansas City Chiefs win the Super Bowl last night. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif became the first Quebecer born player to win the championship. The Chiefs came back from a deficit to »

International, Society

Finally! Canadians shock U.S. rivals in CONCACAF football

In a 34 year stretch of CONCACAF competition, the Canadian men have been much more than an annoyance to their American rivals in their 17 fixtures and certainly never beaten them, until last night. The Confederation of North, Central American, »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Society

European football: The curse of Drake continues

Canadian rap star Drake is a big sports fan. As an international star, many sports teams and players like to have the added publicity of photos taken with him, or have him wear team merchandise like jerseys or caps. It »

Society

Hooray for (N American) Football… but whose?

The US and Canadian games are different, so which do Canadians prefer Lacrosse is the official Canadian summer sport, but most Canadians might be surprised to learn that. Soccer, perhaps “the” world sport is very slowly gaining popularity, but has »

Arts & Entertainment, International

World Cup: Who are Canadians cheering for?

Canada is not in the World Cup and hasn’t been since a brief appearance and early exit in1986 after playing three games and not scoring a goal. So who do Canadians cheers for in this World Cup? Being a multi-cultural »

Arts & Entertainment, International

FIFA World Cup: Canada will co-host 2026 event

It is the the biggest and most watched sporting event in the world. As the FIFA World Cup is set to get underway in Moscow, FIFA officials have just announced that a joint bid for the 2026 event has been »

Arts & Entertainment

Canada gets set for all-Canadian football (soccer) league

It is to all extents and purposes, “the” major worldwide sport. Soccer, or football as it more widely known, has been somewhat in the shadows in terms of professional sports in North America. In spite of that an ambitious new »

Society

Toronto Argos are Canadian football champs

The storied “Grey Cup” heads to Toronto It was as exciting a game as could be imagined for a Canadian Football league championship. The Canadian game is generally seen as a more open faster game than the U.S, NFL games »