Article written for the Jewish Independent VANCOUVER,BC- This year’s Winter Olympics, currently underway in PyeongChang, South Korea, feature Israel’s largest-ever representation, with 10 athletes competing – in figure skating, skeleton and alpine ski racing. In the alpine skiing events, there is only one Israeli competitor – Itamar Biran – and the Independent spoke with him prior to … Continue reading Skiing- Israel’s Only Skier: Itamar Biran
January 23 2018, Vancouver,BC- After six Olympic cycles, the NHL has barred its players from playing for their countries in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Teams usually made up of NHL all-stars have been forced to scavenge the world in search for the men they hope can bring home gold for their countries. Canada and the … Continue reading Hockey- What? Who? Breaking Down Canada’s Olympic Hockey Roster
January 19, 2018, Vancouver- In front of a packed house of 5’500 fans, the UBC Thunderbird’s downed the visiting Lethbridge Pronghorns 2-1 in a hard fought game between the two teams. Matt Hewitt would get the start in net for the home team in his 4th and final Winter Classic, while former Windsor Spitfires net minder; … Continue reading Hockey- Thunderbirds Victorious in Winter Classic
January 8 2018, Vancouver BC- Late Monday evening, soccer in Canada was shaken more than ever. Octavio Zambrano, who took over as the head coach of the Canadian men’s national team in March of last year was relieved of his duties. The man taking over the position is even more intriguing. John Herdman, who has … Continue reading Soccer- Canadian Coaching Chaos
Vancouver B.C. December 1st 2017- Derek Dorsett’s days in the National Hockey League are over. After 20 games this season, Dorsett scored 7 goals. His goal scoring alongside powerful defensive performances helped the Canucks to a .500 record at the quarter mark of the season. Dorsett was forced to retire due to re-aggravating his neck from … Continue reading Canucks- Derek Dorsett Forced to Retire
November 20 Vancouver, B.C.- The first race of the FIS speed season is just a week away. Lake Louise, will host Canada’s only world cup event for the first time since 2015, due to 2016 being cancelled for lack of snow. The weekend will kick off with the men’s races, and be followed by the … Continue reading Skiing- Canadian Alpine team prepares for Lake Louise races
November 11 2017, Langley, B.C.- Dante Hannoun and the Victoria Royals fell 4-1 to the Vancouver Giants Saturday night at the Langley Events Centre. The game was dedicated to the memory of Constable John Davidson of the Abbotsford Police Department, who was killed in the line of duty earlier in the week. Victoria Royals forward Dante … Continue reading Hockey- Dante Hannoun looks to impress in what could be his final WHL season. Delta >> Victoria >> NHL?