Sports

Soccer prodigy relishes experience of playing in Olympics

Deanne Rose
By Admin 31.08.2016

By RON FANFAIR Every rose has a thorn as host country Brazil agonizingly found out in its bronze medal showdown with Canada’s women soccer team at the recently concluded Rio Olympics. Deanne Rose, who at age 17 was the side’s …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (3)
Loading ... Loading ...

Soccer star cleared to begin training after concussion

Kennedy Faulknor with parents Glen and Paula
By Admin 15.06.2016

By RON FANFAIR Last week, star Canadian youth soccer player Kennedy Faulknor was cleared to start training. That was good news for the teenager who suffered a concussion on March 7 in Canada’s opening game against Haiti in the Confederation …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Honoured for excellence at CHAMPS decades ago

Dione Pryce-Tomlinson
By Admin 01.06.2016

By RON FANFAIR Dione Pryce-Tomlinson captained Manning’s women’s track and field team in her last two years in high school in Jamaica. The highlights of her athletics career, though, were the Class Three all-island long jump mark – 16’ 10” …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Tony Cozier was passionate in his love of cricket

Tony Cozier
By Admin 18.05.2016

By RON FANFAIR There was something about that voice that made the listener feel they were at the venue viewing the game. Turned on to cricket at age seven after watching the third day’s play of the 1965 Easter weekend …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Former GTA resident wants to head CONCACAF

Mark Rodrigues
By Admin 03.02.2016

A former Greater Toronto Area resident is in the running for the Confederation of North, Central American & Caribbean Associations of Soccer (CONCACAF) presidency. Mark Rodrigues, who spent 32 years in Canada before relocating to Tampa Bay in 2008, is …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1)
Loading ... Loading ...

Under-19 cricketers begin World Cup quest

Ingleton Liburd
By Admin 27.01.2016

Canada’s Under-19 cricketers begin their World Cup campaign today. The squad spent a week in Sri Lanka preparing for the 11th edition of the International Cricket Council (ICC) youth tournament that starts with the national side meeting 2000 losing finalist …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Joining Lady Jags ‘an opportunity of a lifetime’

Chante Sandiford
By Admin 20.01.2016

It was an opportunity of a lifetime that couldn’t be missed when Chante Sandiford was invited to play for the Guyana Lady Jags soccer team. Representing a national side was just as appealing as following in the footsteps of her …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Ryan James among athletes taking part in MLS combine

Ryan-James
By Admin 06.01.2016

Mississauga resident Ryan James is among 59 students playing soccer at American Division One colleges invited to take part in the Major League Soccer (MLS) player combine starting this week. Top college players from across the country will showcase their …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Buchanan is Canadian Female Soccer Player of the Year

KADEISHA BUCHANAN
By Admin 22.12.2015

Not surprisingly, Kadeisha Buchanan was voted the 2015 Canadian Female Soccer Player of the Year. The defender had an outstanding season, leading Canada to the quarter-finals of the International Soccer Federation (FIFA) World Cup last summer. She played every minute …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

C’da qualifies for FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup

Kennedy Faulknor
By Admin 17.12.2015

Canada booked its ticket to next year’s International Soccer Federation (FIFA) Under-20 women’s tournament with a 5-4 penalty shootout win over Mexico in the Confederation of North, Central American & Caribbean Associations of Soccer (CONCACAF) qualifier that ended last Sunday …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Archives