Sports

Why People Choose International Casinos Over Provincial-Owned Ones?

Finding the right place to play online is not as easy as it sounds, not even in regions where gambling online is regulated. People would prefer to choose local operators, as they are more trustworthy - especially in Canada, where state lotteries are the ones running them. But there are several factors that influence their decision, driving many of them to offshore operators, thus also diverting th ....

Sports betting: Is It Addictive? How Canadians Measure Up

Sports betting is probably one of the oldest forms of gambling there is. One can easily imagine early hunter-gatherers laying stakes (or steaks) on the outcome of a hunt, and there are certainly records showing that ancient Greeks would bet on the outcomes of sporting events and that early Romans followed suit. Today, we don’t even have to visit a bookmaker or find a friend against whom we ....

Benefits of Introducing Your Child To Sports

Children need guidance and help navigating through life and making decisions for themselves. It's important that parents push them to making choices that will benefit them in their futures. Getting children involved in sports activities can put them a step closer to gaining their own experiences and knowledge that will prove helpful. Better Social Interaction Children have automat ....

Sports Betting: 5 Tips to Making the Best Choices

Sports betting is a very risky sport. Out of this type of gambling, you can lose thousands of dollars in just a game. When you make a bet in favor of a certain team and that team loses, you will lose the stake that you offered. In order to avoid making such losses, there are 5 tips that every gambler must use when deciding which team to bet in favor of or against. Use of sports bett ....

5 Things to Avoid When Playing Online Casinos

5 Things to Avoid When Playing Online Casinos Since the development of online casinos more than ten years ago, many people have made huge amounts while others have lost their monies fairly. However, others have lost their bets in utterly mysterious ways. This is due to the fact that some of the online casinos are scams. Online Casino scams have cropped up and are ready to ro ....

5 Amazing Tips to Choose an Online Casino

Casinos have for a long time now been reputable for being a hub for gambling. It was known as an elite’s man thing. As we speak, there are more than 1500 online casinos all over the world. For that reason, settling on one casino that will satisfy your gambling needs will prove to be a tough nut to crack. The good thing for gamblers however, is that all these online casinos are compelled ....

4 Things to Know About Sports Betting

Sports betting is a sporting and relaxation activity that has gained prominence in recent years. Sports betting has been noted to be most prevalent among 18-24 year old men. Most of these men, if not recently employed, are in college. The most interesting aspect of sports betting is the fact that the gambler bets for a team yet they do not have control of the game. In these instances, the gam ....

Perfesser Dave explains ethics in lobbying and how to manage political marriages

VICTORIA, B.C. Some stories are just too confusing for ordinary bloggers to explain. That's when we turn to the expert knowledge offered by such distinguished academics as Perfesser Dave, The Answer Guy ™, Canada's No. 1 expert in politics, now at the Observatory of Political Phenomena in Victoria, B.C. As a result of his years of studying politi ....

Going for the Green at the Pan Am Games

Constructing unique world-class competition facilities for multisport events often leaves behind overbuilt, expensive and underused relics. With this harsh reality in mind, organizers for this summer’s Pan Am and Parapan Am Games in Toronto are taking lessons from other host cities to develop best practices for infrastructure design and construction during both competition and post-gam ....

Super Bowl 49 Halftime Show


The Super Bowl halftime show has become an attraction within itself during the Super Bowl. As the Seahawks and Patriots go into the locker room to plan their 2nd  half attack, the world is entertained by some of the best performers in music history. As of now, Lenny Kravitz and Katy Perry will headline the halftime show at Super Bowl 49. The Super Bowl halftime show is always full of sur ....

Sports Investing: Make Money Through Sports

People in general love to play and watch sports. Football (Soccer), baseball, basketball, tennis, cricket etc. are some of the most popular sports in the world. Millions of people around the world watch these sports. The fans of sports have a fair idea about the players and the games. Hence, they can often make money by betting on the outcome of different games. Investing on sports can be a great ....

Understanding Sports Injury

It is rather difficult to describe what constitutes a sports injury because, so far, the clinical point of view about definition of sports injuries has been very diverse. Etiology and diagnosis are aspects that still have a major role with respect to the quantification of the severity of an injury. In some studies, only those events are defined as injuries that require medical treatment, while oth ....

Soccer season kicks off with a national cheering contest

(NC) -- The hunt is on for the most spirited cheers across Canada. A new national program by BMO kicks off this summer, encouraging youth soccer teams to submit their most enthusiastic team cheer for the chance to win a trip to attend a Major League Soccer (MLS) game. Coaches and parents are invited to submit their team's cheer video to BMOSoccer.com until September 26, 2014. Amateur videog ....

Community Soccer: Character building is at the heart

(NC) -- Dr. Jean Côté, a preeminent expert on youth sports and coaching, worked with BMO Financial Group to develop a report – The Power of Youth – that got to the heart of the crucial influence of those that are often on the side of the soccer pitch, cheering, encouraging, and strategizing. In this report, he applies his knowledge and expertise specifically to youth soccer Dr. Côté ....

Youth and organized sport have benefits

(NC) -- The benefits of organized sport to a developing child are endless. While the explicit physical benefits of organized sport are clearly defined, team sport has numerous developmental benefits that go beyond an individual's physical health. Team sport provides today's youth with the opportunity to become more independent while developing key life skills such as leadership, discipline, a ....

Sports Investing: Make Money Through Champions League

Investing on sports can be a great way of making money. People, who are passionate about different kinds of sports, such as soccer, can invest on the outcome of various games. Trying to predict the outcome of soccer games can be entertaining. There are a numerous betting sites online that allow people to bet on ongoing sports tournament, such as the Champions League.
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Tennis: Ana Ivanovic unsettles Serena Williams at Australian Open

The No. 14-seeded Ana Ivanovic of Serbia downed world number one Serena Williams of USA, ending the long winning streak of  the best  woman player a stunning fourth-round defeat to the Australian Open on 19th January. 
The date is important for Williams in a negative way as she hadn't lost a match since August, one of only four defeats in 2013, and came into the fourth round with ....

Gearing up for the hockey season

(NC) -- Hockey season is here. It's time to strap on those pads, lace up those skates and head out onto the ice! Whether it's trying the sport for the very first time or for the player who's passed the puck around season after season, every hockey player knows that having the right gear is essential. Players and their parents should always keep in mind, that when purchasing hockey gear, the ....
 
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