Article posted on Tuesday 27 July - 04:55 EDT
Canada has never won an Olympic medal in women's beach volleyball. That is all expected to change at the Tokyo Summer Games. Since teaming up in the spring of 2017, Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan have been one of the top teams on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. In 2019, they made history as Canada’s first-ever world champions in beach volleyball. They're also among the favourites to win a medal in Tokyo.
Article posted on Tuesday 20 July - 06:44 EDT
The total of gold medals won by Canada at the upcoming Tokyo Summer Olympic Games has been set at 4.5. Online sportsbooks are favouring the under as the play to make and history suggests that is the logical path to follow. Canadians brought home four gold medals from the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympiad. The last time Canada won more than four gold medals was at Barcelona in 1992.
Article posted on Wednesday 14 July - 05:37 EDT
Bill C-218 keeps clearing hurdles like an Olympic champion. The Bill was granted Royal Assent by the Governor-General's office on June 29, Bill C-218, also known as the Safe And Regulated Sports Betting Act, would legalize single-sport betting across Canada. It is one step away from being enacted. All that's needed now is for David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, or the federal cabinet to set a launch date.
Article posted on Tuesday 13 July - 01:29 EDT
Cynicism created by the controversies at various Summer Olympics is overshadowed by incredible athletic achievements witnessed by the world. Each time the Olympiad arrives, women and men push the boundaries of what’s possible in terms of the strength, endurance and agility of human physiology. Adding to these amazing accomplishments, the Olympics have also been an event where human rights advancements are showcased...
Especially for women and athletes struggling against racial prejudice. Arguably the second biggest sporting event behind the FIFA World Cup, the Summer Olympics is a tradition with roots that stretch back thousands of years.
Article posted on Monday 12 July - 06:33 EDT
While the 2021 NHL entry draft isn't viewed as being as deep as the 2020 class, as with Alexis Lafreniere last season, there appears to be a consensus No. 1 - Michigan's Owen Power. The Wolverines freshman defenceman didn't look out of place playing with the men at the IIHF world championship, winning a gold medal skating for Canada, playing in the top defensive pairing. Power is almost certainly going to the Buffalo Sabres.
Article posted on Wednesday 07 July - 06:08 EDT
Canadians will soon be able to play single-sports bets throughout the country thanks to the Senate of Canada opting to pass Bill C-218 without amendments, meaning it is in the portal to become a law. However, that doesn't mean that Canadian sports bettors know when they will be able to make those wagers. There are still some steps that must be taken before the law is enacted across the country.
Article posted on Tuesday 06 July - 07:01 EDT
Canadian hockey fans have it made. There is no shortage of ways on how to watch the NHL. Whether it's TV stations or online streams, fans can tune in using their phones, tablets, or kick it old school by watching on television. Gone are the days where you had to go to one room and wait for one time to watch the NHL. Here are the many ways to watch the NHL in Canada.
Article posted on Tuesday 06 July - 06:52 EDT
Estimates are that 420,000 Canadians out of a population of 37.59 million no longer subscribe to cable or satellite television. Certainly, many of those are fans of the CFL who wonder how to watch the CFL online? In the past, this would have left them out of luck if they desired to watch CFL action. Luckily, there are several online streaming options available that CFL fans are able to access.
Click here if you wish to read about how to watch the NFL in Canada.
Article posted on Monday 05 July - 09:17 EDT
The Stanley Cup is the traditional sporting event that Canadians gravitate toward but the Super Bowl is also a major Canadian sports betting event. Estimates are the Canadians wager more than $150 millon on the NFL's big game each year. There are some Canadians who do more than watch the Super Bowl from the sideline. Several Canadians have participated in the Super Bowl and have achieved some unique moments in the game's lore.
Article posted on Monday 05 July - 05:47 EDT
The Tampa Bay Lightning are one win away from capturing their second straight Stanley Cup title. They lead the best-of-seven Cup final series against the Montreal Canadiens by a 3-0 count. In the Cup final for the first time in 28 years, Montreal has lost nine of 33 previous Stanley Cup final series. However, the Canadiens have only ever been swept in a final series one time in their history.
Article posted on Monday 05 July - 05:20 EDT
The Stanley Cup has gone through some unique firsts during the past two NHL seasons thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Last year's Cup final series didn't end until September. This year, with the launch of the regular season delayed until January, the Cup final series is stretching into July. One facet that hasn't changed, though, is that no matter when wagers are placed on the games, the bettors want to be certain that they are placing those wagers with the best betting sites for the Stanley Cup Finals.
Article posted on Monday 05 July - 04:45 EDT
With the Montreal Canadiens down 3-0 to the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup final, what are the best wagering strategies going forward in terms of making money betting on Canadiens? Should bettors be backing the Habs to hang around beyond Game 4? Is it time to write Montreal off and admit that the Lightning are the better team? What about 2021-22? Are the Canadiens worthy of a future book wager?
Article posted on Wednesday 30 June - 05:03 EDT
Every NHL team based in Canada is about to embark on a very interesting offseason journey.
The Montreal Canadiens are very much focused on winning the Stanley Cup, but every other organization is already looking ahead to the 2021-2022 season.
Article posted on Tuesday 29 June - 05:05 EDT
The Tampa Bay Lightning reminded everyone why they're the reigning Stanley Cup champions, defeating the Montreal Canadiens 5-1 to take game one at home on Monday night.
Article posted on Friday 25 June - 03:32 EDT
Single sports betting in Canada is down to the formality stage until it is officially legalized. Following third reading of Bill C-218 in the Senate of Canada on Tuesday, Canadian Senators voted heavily in favour of passing the bill which legalizes single-sports betting in the country. Once the bill is granted Royal Assent by the Governor-General’s office, which is merely a ceremonial move in the process, it officially becomes a law.
Article posted on Tuesday 22 June - 07:03 EDT
Third reading and potentially a vote on Bill C-218, which if approved would legalize single sports betting across Canada, is slated to take place when the Senate of Canada begins its next session on Tuesday, June 22 at 2 p.m. eastern time. If the bill passes through third reading in the Senate without amendment, then it would move on to the Governor-General's Office for Royal Assent, the last step in becoming a law.
Article posted on Monday 21 June - 06:01 EDT
There has been no shortage of excitement in this year's NHL playoffs. These games have all the goals, hits, and drama that any hockey fan could hope for.
Only four teams remain, meaning the other 27 clubs are completely focused on next season. Naturally, their top priority is figuring out who to protect/expose in the upcoming Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft.
Every franchise is expected to approach the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft with hypervigilance, especially those who may have given up too much during the Vegas Golden Knights Expansion Draft. After all, Vegas evolved from 'new organization' to 'Stanley Cup contender' in short order.
Let's take a look at who the Kraken might select from each Canadian team.
Article posted on Thursday 17 June - 06:44 EDT
As one of the most prolific online sportsbooks, Bet365 is widely in demand both in Europe and North America. Thankfully, Americans can now access the sportsbook legally in the state of New Jersey (and soon, Colorado). It may be just two states, but be optimistic that by 2022 Bet365 will be available in more as we look at several more states the book can operate from.
Article posted on Thursday 17 June - 05:38 EDT
Do you know which is the fastest Sport played on the grass? Hurling is. You have never heard of it? This sport was created by the Celts around one thousand years ago in Ireland and it is still very popular on the island. Check out this ultimate hurling guide.