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Anxieties of a Soccer Widow

Germans have an obligation to like soccer, in much the same way that Canadians are expected to love hockey. After all, we do count as one of the nations that is famous for its national team – along with Brazil, Argentina and, of course,…

Sports: Holy Hockey!

by William Bedford When Paul Henderson scored the winning goal in the first Canada-Russia hockey series, the whole country went on a high the like of which no drug could induce. Only a hockey game, it seems, can get Canadians en mass to…

Soccer Fever is Here!

by Claudio Muñoz It was April 7 and the Elephant and Castle was totally crowded. The restaurant/bar, located in the heart of Toronto – King Street, just in front of Massey Hall – is a sports fan favourite. There were plenty of good reasons…

Sports: Soccer Fever is Here!

It was April 7 and the Elephant and Castle was totally crowded. The restaurant/bar, located in the heart of Toronto – King Street, just in front of Massey Hall – is a sports fan favourite. There were plenty of good reasons to be there that…

Sports: Crazy About Cricket

by Shabnum Budhwani “And that’s a six.” The crowd goes into a frenzy! The recent World Cup opening ceremony was watched and followed by one billion people across the globe. That is the power of cricket or cricket mania. It is amazing how a…