Maple Leaf Cricket Club – Canada Dry Global T20 Tournament

Maple Leaf Cricket Club – Canada Dry Global T20 Tournament

The first edition of the GT20 Canada tournament was a learning curve for its organizers, but was a tremendous boon for cricket and for the sport in Canada. For fans, it was a terrific time to see global stars in an intimate environment. Going forward, the tournament will surely grow and could very conceivably become a fixture on the summer calendar for Canada. For any cricket fan, a trip to Toronto is an absolute must. It is an entrancing summer city and the cricket on offer is second-to-none. If this is the start of cricket’s renaissance in Canada, the future is very bright!

Coca-Cola Coliseum – Toronto Marlies

Coca-Cola Coliseum – Toronto Marlies

Past temples of the game still host regular hockey in Toronto; Maple Leaf Gardens and Varsity Arena are two great examples, but no arena manages to retain its historical flair and combine it with modern conveniences quite like Ricoh Coliseum, the home of the legendary Toronto Marlborough Hockey Club, later known as the Marlboros, then the Marlies.

Canadian Cricket League Launching This Month

Canadian Cricket League Launching This Month

Canada’s domestic sporting scene has been abuzz lately with news of the launch of the Canadian Premier League, and its promise to bring top-level soccer to cities across the country. However, another new league will be launching later this month and promising to bring an internationally-popular sport to the country, and in fact to revive its original national sport.

Celebrating A Century of Memorial Cup in Regina

Celebrating A Century of Memorial Cup in Regina

Combine the cross-Canadian appeal of the football’s Grey Cup with the Canadian love for hockey, and throw in a hearty dose of appreciation for Canadian military history, and you have one very Canadian combination. Consider that this combination exists in trophy form, and that said trophy has been hoisted 99 times by Canada’s junior hockey champions, and place the hundredth edition of the storied tournament in the heartland of the country, and you have one epic occasion to celebrate a century of junior hockey in the country.

Canadian Premier League Soccer Launches

Canadian Premier League Soccer Launches

The Canadian Premier League, rumoured for some time, reached the major milestone earlier this month of unveiling the first clubs to play. For months, speculation has been rampant about which cities would form the first cadre of CPL locations, with occasional leaks and comments made by the league executives, comprising several successful Canadian businessmen. Finally, this month, the league announced they would unveil each of the rumoured 8-10 founding teams at the rate of one a week.