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The new Reds

By AVry Lewis-McDougall Toronto FC is one of the most interesting franchises in the world of soccer. Outside of the expansion franchises in the form of New York City FC and Orlando City FC that entered the league this year, […]

7s of Rugby=Two Golds for Canada

(Image courtesy: Canadian Olympic Committee/Jason Ransom) By Avry Lewis-McDougall Two teams. Two Golds. Not bad at all. Sunday saw the conclusion of the men’s and women’s rugby tournaments at Exhibition Stadium, aka BMO Field with the home fan going home […]

Rugby 7s at Exhibition Stadium

If you take on the Canadian women’s rugby 7s team here at the Pan Am Games you’ll probably have a really bad time. At the first day of Rugby 7s on Saturday, Canada outscored their opponents 151-0 over their first […]

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!