World Cup

The Human Rights Issue In Sochi You Haven't Heard About

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Faster. Higher. Stronger. Cheaper? As we gather excitedly before our televisions this month to marvel at Olympic quadruple jumps and backside 1440 triple corks (yes, these tricks look as cool as they sound), yet another human rights issue in Sochi marks a stain on the ice rinks and ski chalets themselves.

Canadian Soccer Aims for the World Cup

Larry Leach | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta
Larry Leach

It has been many years since Canada has qualified for the World Cup in soccer. It was 1986. Tony Waiters, who had moved from his English homeland working for Liverpool FC in 1977 to coach the NASL's Vancouver Whitecaps coached the Canadian squad.

WATCH: Nazi Chants At World Cup Qualifier

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada

ZAGREB, Croatia - Croatia's World Cup qualification celebrations have been marred by apparent pro-Nazi chants by fans and defender Joe Simunic.Croatia...

Death And Mayhem Amid Celebration

CP | Aomar Ouali, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada

ALGIERS, Algeria - Celebrations for Algeria's victory over Burkina Faso that sent the country's soccer team to the 2014 World Cup finals left 12 peopl...

Soccer Fans Pack Into Toronto to See AS Roma Stars | Posted 10.07.2013 | Canada

Francesco Totti isn't a rock star, but he makes a very good impersonation of one. The soccer icon and his teammates from AS Roma paraded around a newl...

Travelers, Don't Be Scared of Mexico

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Many Americans and Canadians have struck all of Mexico off of their destination list because of an unfortunate string of violence in areas of the country nowhere close to La Paz -- home to what Jacques Cousteau called "the world's aquarium." But travel allows you to understand the rest of the world and lets you shed inaccurate notions you may have held before you arrived.

Zambia's Extra Sweet Win

Ryan Doyle | Posted 04.16.2012 | Canada
Ryan Doyle

Sunday as Kalusha Bwalya held the African Cup, he wasn't just celebrating the Zambian team's soccer victory. The head of soccer in the country shared the victory with his former teammates, the ones who died in a 1993 plane crash he fatefully missed.