Memories of ’86

The inside story of Canada’s improbable World Cup debut

“It hit me: Wow, the World Cup is really coming to Canada”

In our Q&A with Jonathan Osorio, the national team star explains why the announcement that Vancouver and Toronto will be host cities at the 2026 World Cup is a very big deal.


How Donald Trump could sink the bid for the 2026 World Cup

The rules for voting on the winning host have changed, and the president’s antics aren’t doing any favours for the joint North American bid

Will co-hosting a World Cup put Canadian soccer on a roll?

Proponents claim the 10 games Canada hopes to stage in 2026 will inspire a new generation of stars. The history of sports mega-events begs to differ.

FIFA and the long arm of Yankee law

Why did the US arrest a Uruguayan in Switzerland for taking bribes from Brazil over a Chilean soccer match?

Photo essay: Watching the watchers of the World Cup

With record-breaking viewerships glued to all the soccer action, watching audiences watching the beautiful game is just as entertaining

GOOOOOOAAAAAALLLL Tahiti! … Wait, Tahiti?!

Aaron Hutchins on the best sports story of the day

The FSQ and turbans: In life, as in soccer, truth is best

Why terms like ‘safety’ mask the ban’s true intent

What students are talking about today (October 15th edition)

Liberals up, Cubans defecting & art students protesting

Giving Notice: revenge will be theirs

Giving notice: revenge will be theirs

The Canada-U.S. match will make converts of thousands of fans


Brazil’s World Cup beer battle

FIFA has a beer sponsor for the World Cup, but Brazil has a beer ban in stadiums

Bad News

Good news, bad news: July 14-21

The U.S. government recognizes Libya’s transitional council, while the Taliban ramps up its campaign of violence in Afghanistan