2010 FIFA World Cup

K'naan to play Stanley Park's Malkin Bowl tonight

Regardless of the recent charity controversy or the rain clouds hanging low in the sky, Somali-Canadian musician K'naan will bring his unforgettable mix of poetry, protest, and Somali-infused sounds...

World Cup: Ten Questions after the Spanish Celebration

Spain won the World Cup last week. Now that its over what questions face the game and Canadian Fans?

Brazil/Melo, Ghana/Gyan, and the slender margin between heroic and tragic

In an alternate universe Asamoah Gyan and Felipe Melo are heroic figures for Ghana and Brazil respectively, in our universe their names will be memorable for the sporting tragedy which overtook them t

World Cup: Trying to keep up on the road

Felipe Melo is shown a red card. A disastrous game for Melo who also scored an own goal to bring the Netherlands back into a game they looked certain to lose.

England and Mexico out of the World Cup, officiating and history take centre stage

The family is off on holiday so blogging is becoming more challenging... Not to mention that it was hard to write about England's loss to Germany on Sunday. Over the years there have been many...

World Cup: Tribute to those going home. Qualifiers must show their mettle.

Landon Donovan scores in the 91st minute against Algeria. A deserved result for the US but the sad result was the elimination of tiny Slovenia whose mere qualification for the World Cup was almost a m

Stick it to the Streets, Critical Mass, Jazz Festival, South Asian Films, and Board Games are Sooo Gay!

Summer is here and there is so much to do, here's my TOP THREE Masala Mix picks of events not to miss this weekend: 1. Stick it to the Streets SAT June 26 1pm Meet Granville @ Smithe...

World Cup Day 13: USA, England, Germany, Ghana IN. Slovenia, Algeria, Serbia, Australia OUT.

Germany celebrates penalty kick victory over England in 1990. Following the day 13 results England will face Germany in the Round of 16. Will England find once again, as Jess's coach put it in the mov

Why I love the World Cup

Swangard Stadium, Burnaby. A beautiful setting for the beautiful game. Call me shallow but, every year, in the fall, when I see the fields being lined and see players going out to play I am engulfed w

The World Cup and the real world

The South Korean ship sunk by North Korea is one of a number of political problems which are ongoing at the same time as the World Cup.