Football

England to play Nigeria and Costa Rica ahead of World Cup

England last played a game in Yorkshire in 2002 when they lost 2-1 to Italy at Elland Road England will play Nigeria at Wembley and Costa Rica at Elland Road in their final friendly matches ahead of this summer’s World Cup. Nigeria will visit on 2 June while England will face Costa Rica at Leeds […]

Hockey

Canada to play for world junior gold after crushing Czechs

Drake Batherson has flown under the radar for most of his hockey career. He wasn’t invited to Canada’s Summer Showcase this year, a camp where the junior national team’s roster begins to take shape. Even Canadian head coach Dominique Ducharme, who coaches against Batherson in the QMJHL, wasn’t really aware of him. But he is […]