Archive for the ‘Toronto’ Category

Toronto Ice Time: Fees Increase; Schedule Changes

Monday, November 28th, 2011

This just in, from the Rob Ford administration: Cuts to Toronto recreational programs, specifically Ice Hockey rinks in Toronto [Source: Tweets from Daniel Dale of the Toronto Star] (more…)

Gretzky High Stick on Gilmour: Video Galore

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

Last night over pub food and beer (pre Argos game tradition) we some how got on the topic of the 1993 Western Conference (sorry, Campbell Conference) Stanley Cup final between the Leafs and Kings. Leaf fans, of course, remember this for the “non-call” by referee Kerry Fraser (the one with the ‘good’ hair) when Wayne Gretzky high sticks Doug Gilmour in the face in overtime of Game Six (Leafs leading the series 3 games to 2) but neither him nor the linesmen claim to see the infraction. (more…)

Not So Pro Beach Volleyball Not Refunding Money?

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

Last year Toronto sports league Not So Pro lost the rights to the beach volleyball at Ashbridges Bay. (more…)

The History of Leaf Fans Throwing Waffles: Videos

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

There’s a new tradition in professional hockey: Fed up Toronto Maple Leaf fans throwing waffles on the ice. Are we finally seeing Leaf fans do something other than continually buy up expensive seats to watch a lack luster team? (more…)

CFL Crazy and Wild Finish – Montreal Alouettes versus the Toronto Argonauts

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

A hilarious and strange ending to a CFL game that looks to be making the rounds on the Internet. The CFL game in question was held on October 29, 2010 with the Montreal Alouettes versus the Toronto Argonauts. (more…)

Gym Toronto: Add Your Toronto Gym Review

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

The folks that bring you sportaholik.com, have pulled together a database of Toronto gyms complete with addresses and maps. (more…)

Biking the Toronto Islands

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

If you’re looking for a nice relaxing bike ride in Toronto, head over to the Toronto Islands (yes, it’s a combination of many islands, but most are easily accessible by bike once you get there by ferry) – or sometimes referred to as Toronto Island Park. You’ll basically forget you were just in the hustle and bustle of downtown Toronto and will escape to something completely different, especially when on the south side of the Islands. (more…)

Dutch Supporter Bars in Toronto for World Cup

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

Toronto, being hugely multi-cultural, is a fun city to be in during the FIFA World Cup. Most call it ‘football’ – Canadians call it ‘soccer‘ and the Dutch call is ‘voetbal’ – but no matter what you call it there’s a bar in Toronto that is home base for the country you are cheering for. (more…)

Watch the World Cup South Africa 2010 Online – Live Streaming

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

The 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa starts on June 11, 2010 to much excitement around the world including here in Toronto where it can be sometimes classified as a frenzy. There is a 6 hour time difference between Toronto and South Africa so a majority of us soccer (futbol) fans are supposed to be at work during most of the games. (more…)

OK OK Blue Jays Blue Jays

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Another baseball season is upon us and for us in Toronto that means the Blue Jays are back in town. Well, they will be after this upcoming week. (more…)