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All Sand, No Sleep

“So, we will not be needing shoes.”
“Wait. You mean for the three day hike we are doing?”
“Yep, be ready to leave at 1am.”
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The History of Trophies  

Trophies have been a way to reward and commemorate victories throughout the history of mankind. The word trophy derives from the Latin word trophaeum which means a monument dedicated to a victory. 416 more words

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Reminiscing: Zidane Headbutt and Red Card

In the 2006 FIFA World Cup Final, France vs Italy, footballing legend Zinedine Zidane was given a red card for headbutting Marco Materazzi in the chest in the 110th minute. 105 more words


FIFA Fumbles World Cup Decisions

by Alex Boguslawski

Amid a bidding process scandal and rumors of corruption, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is having a hard time proving its innocence. 844 more words

Tim Howard Named 2014 U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year

USA goalkeeper Tim Howard (Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports)

Goalkeeper Tim Howard has been voted the 2014 U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year, with the announcement taking place earlier today live on ESPN’s SportsCenter. 272 more words


Teck Coaching Series hits the trail for coaches & athletes

The Teck Coaching Series brings Olympic-level expertise to coaches and athletes in Canadian communities.

This year two-time Olympic gold medallist in women’s ice hockey Catherine Ward… 560 more words


Which major sporting event is on your bucket list?

Olympic.ca is currently featuring a series exploring sports fans.

If you’re anything like us here at Olympic.ca, then you also have too many sporting events on your bucket list, and not enough time to cross them all off. 1,024 more words