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  1. Canada put the icing on the cake

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mathew Scott The world series lies in wait for Canada, Spain and Portugal as they finished one, two, and three respectively in the IRB's qualifying experiment. Just how much the results meant to the players and coaches was reflected in the wild celebrations at the end of their games, with substitutes and support staff flooding onto the field. Canada put the icing ...

  2. Hong Kong give Canada a fright

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Canada's men's Olympic hockey team got more than they bargained for, having to pull out all the stops before squeezing out a 5-3 win over Hong Kong in a warm-up game at the Hong Kong Football Club yesterday. Canada led 4-1 at the break but Hong Kong struck back, scoring two goals in the second half. Hong Kong's goals were scored by Arif Ali (pictured), Asghar ...

  3. Sighs of relief as England avoid slipping up against Canada

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay As if slippery conditions underfoot were not enough of an obstacle, four-time champions England had to be wary of 'banana-skin' opponents Canada, who made life difficult for the crowd favourites before succumbing 24-12. 'Definitely, they are a banana skin and we could have ended up being the upset of the first round. It is a sigh of relief to come out ...

  4. Canada's sweeper doubles as an Olympic-level bobsleigh champ

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho Four months before the 2006 Turin Winter Olympics, Heather Moyse took her first run in a bobsleigh. The 29-year sweeper for the Canadian women's sevens team would end up representing her country in the two-person bobsleigh, finishing fourt ...

  5. Case of old and gold for Canada

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 50-year-old and a group of youngsters who helped him win gold. Canada routed Finland 10-4 to win their first Olympic curling title. After silver medals in 1998 and 2002, the Canadians left no doubt ... Canada's Russ Howard, who turned 50 last Sunday, became the oldest Winter Olympic gold medallist. Afterwards, he stood on the podium next to the second-oldest Canadian, 26-year-old Jamie Korab, who ...

  6. Canada give Fijians the jitters

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay 'We just played out of our skins and fully deserved the victory,' says coach Suggitt Canada scored the biggest win in their history when they defeated Fiji ... the end gave Canada the lead and they held on to win 14-12 to set off delirious scenes among their fans and the coaching staff on the bench. 'This is just amazing. This is the biggest win ...

  7. China consigned to Bowl despite stunning Canada

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey China claimed one of their biggest scalps since their debut in the competition in 1998 when beating Canada yesterday. A hat-trick of tries by newcomer Li Yang helped ... and Japan's use of foreign players, saying China had no need to resort to such tactics. 'Although Canada were stronger, Japan's tactics are different and they were a bit faster than us. ...

  8. Canada's poor showing at games a colossal failure

    Posted Mar 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and 'sky-is-falling' reaction that engulfed Canada after the Nagano Games in 1998, I also don't think this most recent loss should be met with the indifference you exhibited. The 2006 edition ... to prove themselves to the outside world in order to feel better about their existence. The point isn't that Canadians needed the world to know that 'hockey is Canada and Canada ...

  9. Canada sneak past US

    Posted Apr 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey Canada walked away after a hard-fought 17-12 win over continental rivals the United States yesterday relieved that they were still on course to reach the knockout stages of the Cup competition. Captain Dave Moonlight said he was looking for a 'big win' against Hong Kong in their next match to give Canada the best chance of making the cut for the final ...

  10. Canada fans give HK rude awakening

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with Robin Kwong Hongkongers are early risers but they were outnumbered by the Canada fans when the tournament kicked off. More than 100 Canada supporters made it to the stadium bright and early for the Canucks' first match at 8.37am against Hong Kong. CitySeen spotted them cheering from the South Stand, and suspects they were students with a leave pass. Hong Kong's ...




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