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Tag: Canada

Canadian soccer players who kicked butt in 2020

When not training with their country, the Canada women’s national players are all over the world. Some compete down south in the NWSL, others are overseas in the UEFA Champions League or Premier League. Wherever they go, no matter how good the competition, they’re sure to leave a mark. This year saw champion-level success from […]

Pride feature: Angela James, the first superstar of women’s hockey

“She dominated. There was no one who could take over the game physically like Ang. She was, I think, the first superstar of women’s hockey.” Strong words from Cassie Campbell-Pascall (to Sportsnet), women’s hockey royalty in her own right, who grew up watching James before she eventually became her teammate. Considered the “Wayne Gretzky” of […]

FIFA 2019 World Cup sparks conversation and solidifies brighter future for women’s sports

The United States women’s national team celebrates their fourth World Cup victory. (Getty Images.) Long before the whistle was blown for the first match of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, it was clear that the tournament would be revolutionary in more ways than one. Twenty-four teams across six different continents gathered in host city […]

Interview with Natalie Spooner

Natalie is a professional ice hockey player who plays for Team Canada and the Toronto Furies. She competed on Amazing Race Canada and is also an ambassador for Fast and Female, an organization that empowers girls in sport. Learn more about the Olympic Gold medalist and CWHL All-Star from the bio on her website. Photo from Natalie Spooner’s […]