Archive for the ‘News/Canada/British Columbia’ Category

Canucks owners bring pro esports team to Vancouver

Friday, September 7th, 2018
Overwatch League Vancouver Canucks Expansion

Weeks after an international video game tournament packed Vancouver's B.C. Place, the Canucks have confirmed they're bringing a professional esports team to the city.

European-based team thrills esports fans in Vancouver with $14.5M win at The International

Saturday, August 25th, 2018
TI8 Winners OG

Gaming fans packed Rogers Arena this week for a big-money esports tournament.

Injuries part of the game for top esports pros

Friday, August 24th, 2018
Clinton 'Fear' Loomis

The hours of practice and competition demanded of pro esports players puts them at risk of career-ending physical injuries as well as of mental burnout.

The International: Where are all the women gamers?

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
Women in Dota 2

"The community can be toxic, masculine. You need a thick skin."

‘It’s absolutely electric’: Dota 2’s The International brings elite esports spectacle to Vancouver

Monday, August 20th, 2018
TI 2017 Winners

"The only thing you can really hear is the vibration of the crowd."

Vancouver-based baseball streaker facing trespassing charge in Seattle

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

The Irish national and Vancouver resident is free on bail of $2,000 Cdn after spending the night in a Seattle jail for running buck naked onto Safeco Field during the Blue Jays-Mariners' game.

‘I wanted to jump up and scream’: Vancouver Whitecaps Alphonso Davies on transfer to Bayern Munich

Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Alphonso Davies scrum

In a record-setting transfer deal, the Vancouver Whitecaps's Alphonso Davies has signed with German soccer giant Bayern Munich.

Vancouver Canucks ‘amicably agree to part ways’ with president Trevor Linden

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

In a statement released Wednesday, the team said Linden was leaving to "pursue different endeavours" after four years heading up the team.

Bayern Bound: What Alphonso Davies’ Munich move means for him and the Whitecaps

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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Multiple media reports say the 17-year-old Canadian international midfielder is heading to Bayern Munich.

How Canucks draft pick Jett Woo could be ‘trailblazer’ for players of Chinese descent

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
Jett Woo

When 17-year-old Jett Woo was selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the second round of the 2018 NHL Draft on Saturday, becoming the second-highest pick of Chinese descent in draft history, he was unaware that he was making history.