–By Ottawa Sportspage, For Royal City Soccer Club With the most popular grassroots soccer camps in Canada, the Royal City Soccer Club has hosted over 100,000 campers in over 100 locations nationwide. This year, Royal City will reach many more locations thanks to its innovative Virtual Royal Camp @ Home programming, though an extremely difficult…
Anyone involved in team sports will tell you about the importance of team building and unity, but when it comes to the importance individuals play into that bigger picture, Ottawa TFC coach Pavel Cancura couldn’t have talked more highly than he did about Lauren Curran.
In early May, BCN Sports, which ran the FC Barcelona brand Barca Academy soccer program in Ottawa, announced it would be filing for insolvency.
By Charlie Pinkerton Local sports clubs are beginning to see a light at the end of the tunnel with an adjusted return to training, though the path forward in a world with COVID-19 continues to provide plenty of bumps (as detailed in SportsOttawa.com’s May 13 web story). Below are some snapshots of how various Ottawa…
The pre-season pandemic stung like a tackle from behind with cleats up, but Ottawa South United Soccer Club rose back up to keep players connected and support their development before their long-awaited return to the pitch.
When the sporting world screeched to a halt because of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Ottawa South United (OSU) released previously exclusive content to all its athletes to make sure they can return to soccer without missing a step.
While most of the country and the global sports world shuts down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ottawa TFC Soccer Club players are continuing to hone their skills and improve their fitness daily thanks to the implementation of an innovative Virtual Training program.
Unity. Growth. Work ethic. Excellence.
When Ottawa TFC launched, those were the core values members identified to guide the club.
On Feb. 25 at Sir Winston Churchill Public School, the Nepean Hotspurs Soccer Club celebrated a successful first season of offering a free futsal program for young players from the nearby Parkwood Hills community alongside the Nepean, Rideau and Osgoode Community Resource Centre. The wintertime program received funding from the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group…
Vanessa Gilles wasn’t fortunate enough to crack Team Canada for this February’s Concacaf women’s Olympic qualifying tournament. Instead, she was helping her French Division 1 club achieve its best season in team history.
Ottawa Footy For All is set to kick off Season 2 of their fun-filled youth soccer programs with an expanded lineup available at their home Immaculata High School facility on Main St.
Par Dôme Louis-Riel Est-ce que votre jeune athlète a de la difficulté à choisir seulement un sport ? Il aura l’option de pratiquer une multitude de sports au camp d’été du Dôme Louis-Riel ! Laissez-le explorer toutes ses passions sportives — soccer, badminton, natation, volley-ball, basketball, football, athlétisme, et beaucoup d’autres ! « Les participants peuvent essayer…
By Dome Louis-Riel Does your young athlete have trouble choosing just one sport? They can have it all at the Dome Louis-Riel’s Multi-Sport Summer Camp! Let them explore all their sports passions – soccer, badminton, swimming, volleyball, basketball, touch football, track & field, and many more! The camps align with Sport Canada’s Long-Term Athlete Development…
By Rideau Sports Centre There is 100+ years of sporting history at 1 Donald Street (formerly the members-only Rideau Tennis Club). This summer will mark the third year that this property is open to the public with 10 weeks of Summer Camps across many sports offered by the new Rideau Sports Centre (RSC). “We’re really…
Ottawa South United is on the move.
By Ottawa Sportspage, For Ottawa TFC Soccer Club Commitment. Passion. Hard work. Kaden Engbers says the keys to becoming a successful coach are the same ones he learned as a player. And those lessons and attributes are even more applicable in life. Engbers is a young coaching talent who’s philosophical beyond his years, but the…
Les programmes Sports-Exploratoires (7-8e année) et Sports-Études (9 à 12) de l’école secondaire publique Louis-Riel offrent l’équilibre idéal entre les études et la pratique du sport. Il s’agit du programme de choix pour les élèves-athlètes qui sont motivés à atteindre l’excellence dans leurs activités scolaires et sportives. The Exploratory Sports (Grade 7-8) and Sports-Study (9-12)…
The Carleton Ravens returned from the U Sports men’s soccer championships without a medal, forcing the team’s players to adopt a forward-looking mindsight.
You would be pressed to find a local amateur athlete who had a busier 2019 than Florence Belzile.
Dozens of athletes-in-the-making are already benefitting from thousands of dollars in funding that was awarded in November to a pair of local sports programs.
The Ottawa TFC under-17 girls’ soccer team made history as the region’s first Canadian champions at the top youth level when they downed Lakeshore 2-1 at the Oct. 9-14 Toyota National Championships in PEI.
Toronto FC got a lift from their little fans in Ottawa while they made an unexpected run to the MLS Cup final. During the Major League Soccer playoffs, every TFC player would get a bundle of cards from admiring youngsters, including a pile from their affiliate club in the nation’s capital.
The stats are in, and the lifetime total is terrific: over 245 Ottawa South United soccer players have secured post-secondary scholarships since the club’s inception, with 60+ in the U.S. and 180+ in Canada.
The Ottawa TFC under-17 girls made history on Oct. 14 when they triumphed at Canada Soccer’s Toyota National Championships on the field at UPEI, but the region’s first Canadian crown at the top youth level was a title won in the hotel room just as much as on the pitch.
An early season rugby matchup between the University of Ottawa and Carleton University presented unfamiliar territory for the perennial powerhouse Gee-Gees, who without a regular season win to that point risked falling behind their cross-town rivals with a loss at Ravens Field.
Ottawa’s Mike Woods couldn’t one-up his bronze medal performance at last year’s World Championships in road racing at this year’s event, as the 33-year-old registered a did not finish in the race held in Yorkshire, U.K. in September
The Ottawa South United U17 Girls made history this year by becoming the first team in Ontario Player Development League history to win all three of their division’s titles in one season.
Though it was unbeknownst to the team of 15-year-old Ottawa girls at the time, but coming out on the losing end in one of their league’s title-matches last year would set them on a trajectory towards historic success.
From forging a partnership with a leading Major League Soccer franchise, to earning recognition as one of Canada’s top youth clubs, and capturing its fair share of hardware, it’s certainly been a whirlwind first season for Ottawa TFC Soccer Club.
Ottawa South United Soccer broke ground once again in 2019 as the club continued to find new heights in its 17th season.