• Canada finalizes roster for fifth FIBA World Cup qualifying window

    29 days ago - By Sportsnet

    Canada Basketball has officially announced its roster for a pair of games in Edmonton in the fifth window for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifiers.
    The 12-man roster selected by associate head coach Nate Bjorkgren features a ton of familiar faces that have suited up for Team Canada multiple times in the past. The squad will face Venezuela Thursday night and Panama on Sunday. Both games can be seen on Sportsnet ONE and SN NOW.
    Due to the NBA season being in full swing, the team doesn't feature any NBA talent, however, the squad brings with it a sense of continuity and chemistry...
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  • Canada on brink of clinching FIBA basketball World Cup 2023 berth in Edmonton

    Canada on brink of clinching FIBA basketball World Cup 2023 berth in Edmonton

    29 days ago - By Sportsnet

    EDMONTON - The Canadian senior men's national team will kick off the fifth window of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifiers Thursday in Edmonton.
    They will take on Venezuela on Thursday at 9:10 p.m. ET/ 7:10 p.m. MT and Panama on Sunday at 7:10 p.m. ET/ 5:10 p.m. MT. Both games will be played at the Edmonton EXPO Centre and can be seen on Sportsnet ONE and SN NOW.
    “We're incredibly excited to have home court advantage in Edmonton, as the city is a long-standing partner of our program with a passionate basketball fan-base ready to cheer us on as we work to punch our ticket to the...
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  • Southgate says Qatar issues will be addressed at World Cup

    Southgate says Qatar issues will be addressed at World Cup

    29 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    England coach Gareth Southgate doesn't expect his players to refrain from speaking up about issues regarding human rights during the World Cup in Qatar. Speaking at the announcement of his 26-man squad for the tournament on Thursday, Southgate added that a decision is yet to be made over whether his team will take a knee before games in a stance against racism. FIFA wants participating nations to focus on soccer at the World Cup, despite concerns over attitudes towards LGBTQ fans and the treatment of migrant workers.
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  • Twitter reacts to USMNT's 2022 World Cup roster drop

    29 days ago - By FanSided

    USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter named his 26-man roster that will play at the 2022 World Cup. The team included a few notable absences. Here's how Twitter reacted. The 26 players who will board the plane next week bound for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is now official, and not every USMNT fan is happy...
    Twitter reacts to USMNT's 2022 World Cup roster drop - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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  • Which U.S. men's soccer players on FIFA World Cup roster are Olympic age eligible?

    29 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    On the U.S. World Cup men's soccer roster of 26, three players are age eligible for the 2024 Paris Olympics without using over-age exceptions.
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  • Israelis, Palestinians can share World Cup flights to Qatar

    29 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Soccer fans from Israel and the Palestinian territories can share flights to the World Cup in Qatar in a breakthrough agreement announced by FIFA on Thursday. Charter flights to Doha from Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv for soccer games starting on Nov. 20 will be open to all Palestinians, FIFA said.
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  • What to know about USMNT World Cup roster: Surprises, heartbreak and the countdown to Qatar

    What to know about USMNT World Cup roster: Surprises, heartbreak and the countdown to Qatar

    29 days ago - By USA Today

    The 26 players who will represent the United States at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar this month were revealed Wednesday evening.
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  • U.S. Announces Its Young World Cup Roster

    29 days ago - By NYT

    Coach Gregg Berhalter named the 26-player roster for the U.S. men's national soccer team's long-anticipated return to the World Cup after missing out in 2018.
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