After Olympics, Herdman focused on 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’s national team sitting comfy in Group C

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 […]

Open-water marathoner elbowing her way to the Olympics

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.