Soccer

FIFA consultant defends use of artificial turf ahead of Women s World Cup

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – FIFA has launched the latest salvo in defence of artificial turf at the... (more...)

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US skier Ted Ligety aims to challenge 3-time champion Marcel Hirscher for overall title

By Eric Willemsen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOELDEN, Austria – When the men’s Alpine skiing World Cup starts this... (more...)

Canadian rugby team looks to step it up on November tour of Europe

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – After an uneven performance at the Americas Rugby Championship, a reinforced... (more...)

US skier Ted Ligety aims to challenge 3-time champion Marcel Hirscher for overall title

By Eric Willemsen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOELDEN, Austria – When the men’s Alpine skiing World Cup starts this... (more...)

World Cup title gives Germany a financial surplus of 4.5 million euros

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FRANKFURT – The World Cup title has earned the German Football Federation a surplus of 4.5 million... (more...)

FIS postpones introduction of air bag system aimed at protecting skier during crash

By Eric Willemsen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOELDEN, Austria – Alpine skiing’s governing body has postponed the introduction... (more...)

Suarez set to debut for Barcelona in El Clasico

Madrid, Oct 24 (IANS) — Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez will play his first competitive match for Barcelona in Saturday’s... (more...)

FIS postpones introduction of air bag system aimed at protecting skier during crash

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOELDEN, Austria – Alpine skiing’s governing body is postponing the introduction of an air... (more...)

Angerer, Wambach, Kawasumi, Marta on 10-women shortlist for Ballon d Or award

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH – Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer and U.S. all-time leading scorer Abby Wambach are on... (more...)

Goals on agenda for El Clasico

Madrid, Oct 24 (IANS) — Saturday’s ‘El Clasico’ in Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu Stadium... (more...)

World Cup title gives Germany a financial surplus of 4.5 million euros

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FRANKFURT – The World Cup title has earned the German Football Federation a surplus of 4.5 million... (more...)

Suarez to play first minutes since biting ban and make Barcelona debut in clasico

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BARCELONA, Spain – Barcelona’s coach says Luis Suarez will play his first minutes against... (more...)

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Two dead, including gunman, in school shooting north of Seattle

DOUG ESSER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least…
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Ottawa shooter kicked out of Burnaby mosque two years ago

Zehaf-Bibeau was asked to leave the mosque, because he had “gotten a hold of keys and stuff from the mosque, and when he got out…
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U.S. company penalized for mistreatment of Indian employees working 122 hours in a week

MICHAEL LIEDTKE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO – A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labour regulators…
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Surrey soccer captain played the U-18 national club championship using only one foot

KYLE BENNING SURREY NOW SOUTH SURREY – Kyle Sohi’s perseverance and performance in the 2014 Sport Chek National Club Championships U-18 Cup Final might go…
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Blogs

We Must Criminalise Glorification/Encouragement of Terrorism By Ujjal Dosanjh

Canada is no stranger to terrorism. Nonetheless what has happened in the heart of our capital on the heels of what happened in Sait- Jean-sur-Richilieu…
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Decadent Diwali-Inspired Chocolate Twirls

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI No one does decadent desserts better than (sweeping generalization alert:) South Asians during festive holidays like Diwali. With the cornucopia of…
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Canada is Losing the Values War

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The dreaded happened in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a quiet historic town in Quebec. Many years ago I stayed there for a…
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A look at the long and treacherous history behind today’s Diwali celebrations

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  History is full of treacheries and conspiracies. There is one in the family of Dashratha, the mighty king of Ayodhya. He…
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Health Check

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Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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