I would like to get my son into soccer in the near future, because I think he has some natural talent for it. He is only 6 years old right now, but I think that is a good time to get started. I have taught him a little bit on my own, but I am not that good of an athlete anymore, and further, I really do not know a lot about the skills that are necessary to get good at soccer. It seems my best choice is to look for the best soccer school that I can find in the area and hopefully I will be able to send my son there in order to learn to play the game.
He is quite fast for his age, and seems pretty tireless when he is running around. If grows up to be anything like me, then he should have a good frame for being a soccer player. I think that he will have the best chance of succeeding in the sport by learning how to play now, and maybe one day he will be good enough to play the game professionally. [click to continue…]
From football betting to rugby betting; from basketball betting to hockey betting, the Internet is the most convenient and easy place to punt on sports.
When my son got hurt playing soccer, I admit that I was a bit worried. The doctor told him that he needed to rest, and I knew this would be hard for my son who has always been active. My sister suggested that I get him some games to occupy his mind, and I figured I had nothing to lose. I wasn’t sure if he would like them, because he had never shown an interest in video or computer games before. Instead of getting him the a typical game that boys his age seem to like, I opted to get him a game that was focused on sports.
I was able to find a game that is centered around soccer, and I knew that he would really like that. He started playing it, and it really did a lot to perk him up.
Fishermen love their fishing and sometimes the local fishing hole just isn’t enough anymore. Some need the excitement of fishing for sturgeon in the Great Lakes, fishing for Rockfish in the Chesapeake Bay or even carp fishing in france. For most fishermen it’s not so much the fish as it is the fight to land that fish. Marlin fishing is often a sought after trip because it can take hours to land a fish, man against fish, and you may not win the battle. For most fishermen, fishing is a relaxing hobby to while away the hours with friends or even alone enjoying nature.
For those looking for more adventure and consider fishing their sport then there can be no better enjoyment had then fishing for carp. Carp can be found around the world and when it comes to the thrill of the catch, carp are one of the toughest fish to bring in.
Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame was founded in 1955 by former Ontario assistant athletics commissioner Harry I. Price. Until 2006, the Sports Hall of Fame was located in Toronto, where from 1961 until 1993 it shared a building with the Hockey Hall of Fame. The new site, at Canada’s Olympic Park in Calgary, Alberta (click for map), opened its doors on Canada Day, July 1, 2011.
As of 2011, there were 520 members honored by Canada’s Sport’s Hall of Fame. They form a diverse group, with rodeo cowboys, a skydiver and synchronized swimmers honored alongside wheelchair athletes and hockey stars. Chuckwagon racers Ronnie Glass and George Normand are honored in the Ride Gallery. The Glide Gallery is home to memorabilia from Olympic skiers Beckie Scott and Nancy Greene. The competition outfits of figure skaters Toller Cranston, Paul Martini and Karen Magnussen are on display in the Blade Gallery. The Hockey Gallery displays artifacts from stars like Cassie Campbell and Mario Lemieux. Interactive exhibits include Shadow Box with Lennox Lewis, Be a Catcher in 3D with Ryan Dempster, Wheelchair Race with Chantal Petitclerc, and Be a Goalie in 3D.
Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is open Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
TSN.ca: Canada’s Leading Sports Website
TSN.ca was launched on October 1, 1995. The site is the homepage for The Sports Network, Canada’s leading English-language sports media company. TSN’s primary owner is Bell Media, however major American media conglomerate ESPN Incorporated owns a twenty-percent interest in the network. Primary content on TSN.ca is dictated by TSN’s flagship news program, SportsCentre, which offers headlines and profiles covering the latest in Canadian sports news in a production format made to appear similar to SportsCenter in the United States, from which it is derived. TSN.ca is an excellent resource for news and analysis of the National Hockey League and Canadian Football League. The website also features a live stream of The Sports Network’s three major radio networks, based in Winnipeg, Toronto and Montreal. TSN.ca also features strong analysis, reaction and opinion pieces of renowned Canadian athletes including in-depth coverage of that nation’s Olympic teams. Much of the site has been structured to cater to fans of Fantasy Sports. to One weakness of TSN.ca is that much of the site’s content regarding major American and international sports leagues such as the National Football League, National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball is reiterated content from ESPN. Similarly, the site features scant reporting on major international leagues such as Barclay’s Premier League soccer and Formula One racing.
To visit their website click here: www.tsn.ca
World Junior Hockey Championship
The World Junior Hockey Championship was officially founded in 1977. Officially known as the International Ice Hockey Federation World Under 20 Championship, the event is the world’s premier international hockey competition for national teams comprised of players 20 years of age and younger.
Canada is the all-time leader in World Junior gold medal championships, winning the tournament’s gold medal 15 times. Russia (and the former Soviet Union) have medaled more times in the World Junior’s than any other nation with 30 total medals including 13 championships. Czechoslovakia has four gold medals to its credit while three other nations have two championships, including Sweden, the United States and Finland.
The World Juniors feature premier talent and are often a showcase for young players who go on to be all-time greats in the sport. The World Juniors annually bestows Most Valuable Player awards for Best Goalie, Best Defenceman and Best Foward. The awards are formally known as the IIHF World Under 20 Championship Directorate awards. The list of winners is a virtual who’s who of hockey history. Past winners in each category include Wayne Gretzky, Jarome Iginla, Roberto Luongo, Zach Parise, John Tavares, Carey Price and Peter Forsberg.
The 2013 World Juniors hockey championship is scheduled to take place in the southwestern Russian city of Ufa.