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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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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» 

Society

Get ready get set, for Grey Cup Sunday

It is one of the premier sports events in Canada. It’s rough, and ready as the 105th edition of the Canadian Football League (CFL) Grey Cup football (rugby) match is taking place this weekend to determine the Canadian champions. The» 

Health, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Effects of concussion: longer than thought in young brains

A child gets hit hard or falls hard while playing a sport, say hockey, Judged to have suffered a concussion, they’re kept out of play for about three to four weeks after which the effects and “damage” have seemingly healed» 

Arts and Entertainment, Health, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

CFL –no hit practices; fewer injuries-concussions

The Canadian Football League (N.American style football) has announced an immediate policy change in an effort to reduce injuries and concussions. The League and players union together announced an immediate halt to full contact, padded practices during the regular season.»