Focus on Beijing Olympics shifts from sports to pressing political issues
The 2022 Olympics, set to take place in Beijing, China in February, are surrounded by controversy and concerns about the policies and actions of the host nation’s government. Some Canadians want a boycott of the games to protest the International Olympic Committee (IOC) granting legitimacy to the Chinese government... Read more
High-flying Hawks baseball team set sights on OCAA title
Entering the 2021-22 school year as back-to-back Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) champions, the Humber Hawks men’s baseball team have high expectations again this season. Unable to play at all in the 2020-21 school year as COVID-19 restrictions cancelled OCAA competitions, the Hawks are back, and off to a... Read more
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Podcast: Canadian soccer roundup with Mitchell Tierney and Emily Wilson
On this Canadian soccer roundup podcast, host Benedict Rhodes speaks to two journalists about the biggest stories in the sport in this country. Mitchell Tierney comes on the show to talk about the men’s national team and their World Cup Qualifying campaign, before Emily Wilson joins to discuss the... Read more
Sheriff Tiraspol win in Madrid focal point of second Champions League matchday
Another busy week of UEFA Champions League matches wrapped up on Wednesday, and featured a pair of major upsets. The most notable result came in Madrid, as Moldovan side Sheriff Tiraspol headed to the Spanish capital for a match with Real Madrid, where the winner seemed like a foregone... Read more
Blue Jays beat Yankees, remain one game back in wild card race
An eighth inning home run from Bo Bichette was the difference on Wednesday night, as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-5, keeping them in the hunt for an American League wild card spot. Marcus Semien’s first inning home run got the Blue Jays off to... Read more
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Football champs PSG and Chelsea advance to semi-finals
(Reuters)- Paris St Germain has reached the Champions League semi-finals despite a 1-0 home defeat to Bayern Munich. The first leg game in Munich last Wednesday gave the French team a 3-2 win, making the aggregate 3-3 between both games and PSG advanced on away goals. The 90-minutes were... Read more
Flames douse Leafs in OT
(Reuters)-Johnny Gaudreau scored 36 seconds into overtime giving the Flames a 3-2 victory while visiting the Leafs in Toronto. Guadreau, Elias Lindholm and Jusso Valimaki all scored for Calgary. Zach Hyman scored a goal and an assist for the Maple Leafs, while John Tavares had two assists and Alexander... Read more
Canadian women’s soccer team defeats England
The Canadian women’s national soccer team defeated the England Lionesses 2-0 in an international friendly yesterday. The event happened in Stoke-on-Trent, England. CBC Sports reports that Evelyne Viens opened up the game early, with a third-minute goal putting the Canadians ahead. Nichelle Prince scored in the final minutes of... Read more