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Olympic Diver Greg Louganis Recalls Scorn of Being Different

John Doyle is a writer for the Globe and Mail who primarily covers television. During the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015, he ventured into sport writing with… 275 more words


Turf War

The turf war has once again resurfaced. Last month, leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Gina McCarthy, asking the organization to study the safety of synthetic turf fields. 656 more words

Of Color-Coordinated T-Shirts, Gilead, and the Women's World Cup

It’s been unseasonably warm this past week, but the leaves are falling off the trees and our yard has a slick layer of pine needles. Fall, and really winter, is upon us. 1,423 more words


City Hall Blog: FIFA Women's World Cup generated $28.6 million for Ottawa

The FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2015 and the U-20 Women’s World CUP in 2014 brought $28.6 million in economic benefits to Ottawa.

The figures, released yesterday by Soccer Canada, include direct and indirect spending on hotels, shopping, restaurants and other products and services. 211 more words

Local News

FIFA Women's World Cup scores big bucks for Canada

EDMONTON — The FIFA Women’s World Cup provided a boost to the local economy. Across Canada, the Women’s World Cup and 2014 U20 Women’s World Cup had an economic impact of $493.6 million, the Canadian Soccer Association said. 200 more words


Third place for England, First place for women in sport

In previous years, you could be excused for not realising the women’s world cup was on. Not this year. We have been one of the few countries to broadcast every game live, albeit that games were only moved from soon to be online only BBC Three to BBC One for the quarter final, and the games have attracted a lot more… 803 more words


My Summer Travels

Sorry about the delay in posting this…I have been busy since arriving back from my travels. But anyways, here’s an update on the travels I had over the summer. 1,828 more words