Archive for the ‘Sports/Soccer’ Category

Gold Cup: Canada pays for disastrous start as U.S. tops Group B

Sunday, July 18th, 2021

Shaq Moore scored 20 seconds in and the United States beat Canada 1-0 Sunday to win Group B at the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Cyle Larin scores twice as Canada handily defeats depleted Haiti at Gold Cup

Thursday, July 15th, 2021

Cyle Larin scored twice as Canada defeated a depleted but determined Haiti side 4-1 Thursday at the Gold Cup.

Canada set to play undermanned Haitian squad missing 7 players due to COVID-19

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021

Canada will face a depleted Haiti at the Gold Cup on Thursday with seven Haitian players sidelined by COVID-19.

Messi to sign new 5-year deal with Barcelona: reports

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021

Lionel Messi is set to extend his stay at Barcelona by signing a new five-year deal, with the Argentine talisman set to take a wage cut, La Vanguardia newspaper and ESPN reported on Wednesday.

Canada star Alphonso Davies injured in training, will miss Gold Cup tournament

Friday, July 9th, 2021

Canadian star Alphonso Davies will miss the Gold Cup after injuring his ankle in training. Canada Soccer said the 20-year-old Bayern Munich fullback was hurt two days ago. There was no immediate word on the extend of the injury.

Alphonso Davies, Ayo Akinola highlight Canada’s Gold Cup squad, Jonathan David among key omissions

Thursday, July 1st, 2021

Alphonso Davies and Ayo Akinola highlight Canada's 23-man CONCACAF Gold Cup squad unveiled by Soccer Canada on Thursday that features a mix of youth and experience.

Greenpeace apologizes, local police slam Euro 2020 parachute protest

Wednesday, June 16th, 2021

Greenpeace has apologized and Munich police are investigating after a protester parachuted into the stadium and injured two people before Germany's game against France at the European Championship.

Copa America drops Argentina as host 2 weeks before kickoff amid COVID-19 surge

Sunday, May 30th, 2021

Copa America is without a host country only two weeks before kickoff after South American soccer body CONMEBOL ruled out Argentina amid the rise of COVID-19 cases in the country.

Nike ends sponsorship deal with Neymar following sexual assault allegation

Friday, May 28th, 2021

Nike has confirmed it ended its sponsorship agreement with Neymar after the Brazilian soccer player refused to collaborate in an investigation into an accusation that he sexually assaulted a female employee from the the company years ago.

Canadians are making an unprecedented impact in European club soccer

Monday, May 24th, 2021

The success in France's Ligue 1 by rising Canadian soccer star Jonathan David is part of a larger trend of Canadian excellence across Europe's top men's and women's club competitions — and it could bode well for the men's national team's hopes of reaching the 2022 FIFA World Cup.