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The Pan Am Games are here

(Image Courtesy: Canadian Olympic Committee) By Avry Lewis-McDougall “That’s Bulls***,Because those guys come and see us, and tell us, “we want you to put more pressure.” Powerful words from the president of the Canadian Olympic Committee and former owner of […]

A rebound victory for the ages for England

By Avry Lewis-McDougall The third place game. Be it the Men’s or Women’s World Cup it’s something that team never wish to be in when they go into a tournament. It means that your hopes of a title were dashed. […]

England’s heartbreak sends Japan back to the final

By Avry Lewis-McDougall Own goals and Edmonton have a very strange history. We all know about Edmonton Oilers defenceman Steve Smith scoring an own goal against the Calgary Flames in the 1986 Campbell Conference finals in game 7 to eliminate […]

The Canadian Journey

By Avry Lewis-McDougall Their tournament may be over but the country certainly is not any less proud of them. Canada in their quarterfinal match against England fell 2-1 at a sold out BC Place in Vancouver on Saturday. A tough […]

The weekend’s final 8

By Avry Lewis-McDougall China vs the USA and Germany vs France on a Friday. If you love the beautiful game and don’t tune into these matches you’ll be doing yourself a great disservice. The round of 8 at the FIFA […]

Round of 16 time at Commonwealth

By Avry Lewis-McDougall The only thing good enough at this stage is a win. China made sure to get that win and are moving onto onto the Quarterfinals at the FIFA women’s World Cup with a 1-0 victory over Cameroon […]

Avry’s Sports Show: Interview with TSN soccer analyst Kristian Jack

By Avry Lewis-McDougall On the latest episode of Avry’s Sports Show, TSN’s Kristian Jack joined me to chat about the Women’s World Cup!

A One Point Battle

By Avry Lewis-McDougall 1987. The Edmonton Oilers and Edmonton Eskimos won the Stanley Cup and Grey Cup respectively, the Simpsons debuted and it was the last time that New Zealand beat Canada in women’s soccer. Fast forward almost 30 years […]

Avry’s Sports Show: Tiger Woods had a rough time at the Memorial Tournament!

By Avry Lewis-McDougall At least Tiger didn’t shoot 100…..

Pulling victory from the jaws of a draw

By Avry Lewis-McDougall My oh my. That was running through my mind as to how I could describe how the opening game of the FIFA Women’s World Cup ended. A penalty kick for Canada that was converted by Christine Sinclair […]