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Health, Society

Prince Edward Island to host Canadian Premier League season

The Canadian Premier League (CPL) announced on Wednesday that its 2020 season will be held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island starting next month.  According to an announcement from the league’s commissioner David Clanachan, the CPL will play what they are »

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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 »

Arts & Entertainment, Health, Sports

The NHL, MLB and MLS among latest to suspend seasons due to coronavirus

The National Hockey League announced Thursday that it is pausing the 2019-2020 season due to the health concerns of the COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus outbreak. “The NHL has been attempting to follow the mandates of health experts and local »

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, »

Immigration & Refugees, Society

Soccer players to talk about immigration

Soccer has brought together home-grown and immigrant players across Canada for decades and the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 plans to celebrate it. The museum is situated in the eastern city of Halifax and is now home to »

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 »

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 »

Economy, Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Drogba MLS debut with The Impact on Saturday

Didier Drogba will be in his new uniform, with his old number 11, on Saturday, when the Montreal Impact take on the Philadelphia Union. The marquee player’s Major League Soccer debut has been much anticipated. Trainer Frank Klopas confirmed the former »