East York Soccer Club consultant and former president of the Ontario Youth Soccer League Bert Lobo was just 13 years old when he witnessed England win the 1966 World Cup.
For many Canadians, watching Team Canada’s women’s soccer team defeat France to bag the bronze at London 2012 might be the defining moment of the Olympic Games.
For others, watching them lose to the U.S. in heartbreaking fashion may take precedence.
For John Herdman, both moments will have lasting implications, each for their own reason.
Canada is in the driver’s seat as the third round of World Cup qualifying in CONCACAF hits the halfway mark. With time winding down in the second half at BMO Field on Friday night, it looked as if another scoreless draw was on the horizon, a result that would have placed the squad third in […]
Canada’s highest-ranked, female, open-water marathon swimmer could be heading to the London Olympics this summer to become the first competitor for Canada in the sport. The 10-kilometre, open-water marathon became an Olympic event for the first time during the Summer Olympics at Beijing in 2008. Zsofia Balazs, 21, said she has more focus this year and will not let her fear of open-water competition stop her from reaching her goal of competing for Canada at the Olympics.
When Diane Kelly watched the bobsleigh events at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, she asked herself why anyone would want to willingly hurl themselves down an ice chute in a metal go-cart.
Toronto FC has one more chance to qualify for the elimination round of the CONCACAF Champions League and it’s against a team it hasn’t beaten all year.
Ford garnered almost 50 per cent of the vote Monday while George Smitherman and Joe Pantalone garnered 35 per cent and 12 per cent, respectively. In the end, Ford was able to motivate more voters to get out and support him.