When the National Hockey League announced on April 3, 2017, that its players would not be allowed to participate at the 2018 Olympics, viewers were not amused. Turns out the absence of NHL players brought a sense of unpredictability and a belief among teams that anybody could go far.
Taevaunn Prince hopes to play in the NBA one day, but he understands the road to get there has its share of bumps. Fresh off a season with ScanPlus Baskets Elchingen, a second-tier professional league in Germany, the Malton, Ont. native is determined to do what’s necessary in order to reach his goal. “I want […]
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Teenager Stefan Daniel did pretty well for himself considering he was a ‘boy’ against men. Daniel secured silver in the first ever PT4 Paralympic triathlon, thanks to his speed on the road and coach Carolyn Murray sees even better results ahead. “We are dealing with a man versus boy scenario […]
How Canadians actually choose their federal government got a full airing at Tuesday night’s all-candidates meeting in the Toronto-Danforth riding. Candidates contesting the riding offered their views about replacing the traditional “first-past-the-post” election with proportional representation. The latter would see percentage divisions in the electorate represented in the House of Commons.
With fall creeping into the city, the organizers of Octoberfest remind Torontonians that they can stay warm this weekend by swapping their summer clothes for a pair of lederhosen. “Oktoberfest is one of the largest festivals in the world, and we want Torontonians to be able to share in the experience,” event producer Justina Klein said.
OTTAWA—One German Olympian found her competitive advantage when she traveled to hockey’s birthplace and become captain of the Carleton University Ravens. Sara Seiler is feeling a lot of support from the fans in her second home as she competes for Germany during this week’s IIHF Women’s World Championships in Ottawa. Seiler, a native of Hausham, […]
It was a cold, damp and miserable morning in 1946. The Second World War had ended and Pilot Officer Leonard Barnett was responsible for the inspection of German units. Barnett and his driver left the town of Celle, Germany, and headed out on assignment.
After having hip surgery early in the summer, Milos Raonic is beginning to find his stroke again.
It was not the weekend game that either team was hoping to play in but both sides put on a great show in Port Elizabeth despite Germany being without five regular starters thanks to the flu. Coming off losses to Spain and Holland respectively, Germany and Uruguay traded chances throughout with Germany coming out on […]
Carles Puyol scored the lone goal and Spain advanced to its first World Cup final after a 1-0 victory over Germany Wednesday in Durban. Puyol was an unlikely hero as the 32-year-old defender scored his first ever goal in World Cup competition. It was well-deserved retribution for Puyol, who had a glorious chance to convert […]