Canada’s Taevaunn Prince embraces international journey, eyes NBA

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 […]

Calgary’s Stefan Daniel claims silver in debut of Paralympic triathlon

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 […]

Toronto-Danforth candidates differ on alternative election formula

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.

Festival celebrates a German tradition

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.

Germany’s Seiler playing women’s worlds in 2nd home

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, […]

Flu ridden Germans top Uruguay for third place

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 […]

Spain off to World Cup final with 1-0 win over Germany

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 […]