Grey Cup 2014: Kick-Off Time and More

November 23rd, 2014 by fred

Grey Cup 2014

The Grey Cup is one of the most watched sporting events in Canada. Grey Cup 2014, I’m sure, will be no exception.

We’ve put together some quick details for what you need to know:

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Why Do Toronto Dutch Fans Gather at Betty’s on King East?

June 14th, 2014 by fred

Dutch soccer fans in Toronto have gathered at Betty’s bar on King Street East for years now — to watch the Oranje in World Cup and Euro soccer matches.
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Twitter Hashflags List: Flags in Your Tweets

June 11th, 2014 by fred

The World Cup is here!… and Twitter announced that you can tweet using certain hashtags that will then include the country flag beside the hashtag. They’re calling them hashflags. These won’t appear in embedded tweets, but will appear in the usual Twitter feed display.
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How to Watch Online: Canada & USA Men’s Olympic Hockey Semi-Final

February 21st, 2014 by fred

The Canada / USA Men’s Olympic hockey semi-final will be one that many of you will be watching from your office cubicles. How can you watch the free online stream of Canada & USA? Easy:
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Skating at Sherbourne Common

February 9th, 2014 by fred

I walked down to Sherbourne Common yesterday to go skating on the rink there (it’s a splash pad type thing during the summer). I was surprised by the size — it was bigger than I thought it would be. If there aren’t that many people there, you have more than enough room to do your thing. You also have the skyline in the background which is kind of nice. There are benches set up outside to allow you to comfortably put on your skates and washrooms as well (although, I admit, I don’t know if they were open). Read the rest of this entry »

Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony on TV: When and What Channel?

February 2nd, 2014 by fred

It took me a while to find this out, so I will pass this information on to you. I wanted to find out when the Opening Ceremony for the Sochi Winter Olympics was being broadcast – and on what channel. My research says…
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Watch World Juniors 2013/2014 Online for Free

December 26th, 2013 by fred

Turns out TSN is not streaming the 2013/2014 World Junior Hockey Championship online – which is a bit of a shame. So, what are your options? The following web sites appear to be streaming the World Juniors online.

In each case, we caution you do not download or install anything — that isn’t required in order to watch the stream. You will be confronted by ads and pop-ups, but simply close those off and enjoy the game:
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Book Toronto Ice, Fields, Courts Online

December 14th, 2013 by fred

Stephen Gray, founder of Book it Sports, got in touch with us recently. He’s developed an online service whereby recreational sports players can book venue rentals online — fields, ice, courts, etc.
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Grey Cup Trophy

November 23rd, 2013 by fred

Yes, the Stanley Cup is a pretty great trophy… but so is the Grey Cup. Here’s a shot I took at the 2012 Grey Cup in Toronto.
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Grey Cup 2013 Primer: From Kickoff Time to Watching Online

November 23rd, 2013 by fred

Grey Cup 2013 - Roughriders Tiger-Cats

The 2013 Grey Cup tilt between the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Hamilton Tiger-Cats is upon us. In regular season action the Roughriders won both games in head to head matchups: 37-0 and 32-20. That said, that was a while ago. We’re in November now. Here are the Grey Cup game details you need to know.
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