Archive for the ‘Sports/Soccer’ Category

The Canadian Premier League is coming to CBC Sports

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

CBC Sports and will live stream 20 games of the Canadian Premier League, including the league's inaugural match Apr. 27 at 1 p.m. ET when Hamilton's Forge FC hosts Toronto's York9 FC.

Tottenham stuns Man City to reach semifinals

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Fernando Llorente sent Tottenham into its first European Cup semifinal in 57 years and ended Manchester City's quadruple hopes by scoring the decider in a breathtaking Champions League game that produced seven goals and saw an apparent injury-time winner for City ruled out after a video review.

Ajax, Barcelona move on to semis, Ronaldo denied 4th straight title

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Ajax eliminated another one of the favourites from the Champions League as it won 2-1 at Juventus on Tuesday to reach the semifinals for the first time since 1997 and end Cristiano Ronaldo's hopes of a fourth straight title.

Ronaldo returns with a goal as Juventus draws Ajax in 1st leg

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
Netherlands Soccer Champions League

Ajax wasn't rattled by a goal from Cristiano Ronaldo at the stroke of halftime, equalizing immediately after the break to secure a 1-1 draw against Juventus in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday.

Liverpool builds 2-0 quarter-final lead over Porto

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Liverpool built a 2-0 lead over Porto heading into the second leg of their quarter-final thanks to first-half goals by Naby Keita and Roberto Firmino at Anfield on Tuesday.

Pele returns to Brazil after being hospitalized in Paris

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
Pele soccer

Pele has arrived back in Brazil after spending five days in a Paris hospital with a urinary infection. The 78-year-old soccer great landed in Sao Paulo shortly after 6 a.m. local time.

Sophie Schmidt scores winner as Canada beats Nigeria in soccer friendly

Monday, April 8th, 2019

Janine Beckie and substitute Sophie Schmidt scored early in the second half to lift Canada to a 2-1 win over Nigeria in a women's soccer friendly Monday.

After beating England, Canada back in action against Nigeria

Sunday, April 7th, 2019
Christine Sinclair

Just three days after dispatching England, Canada is back in action Monday as it takes on Nigeria in a women's soccer friendly in Spain.

180 and counting: Canada’s Sinclair scores to move ever closer to goal record

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Christine Sinclair scored career goal No. 180 to lift Canada to a 1-0 victory over England in a women's soccer friendly Friday.

Brazil soccer icon Pele hospitalized in Paris

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

Brazil soccer great Pele was hospitalized in Paris late on Tuesday with a strong fever but his condition is not life-threatening, RMC Sport reported.