Steve Nash retired from basketball on Saturday. He is 41 years old. In this case, “retired” means that he will not play basketball professionally any more.
Lots of professional hockey players have recently come down with the mumps.
“The mumps” is an illness that makes people feel tired and sometimes achy.
People who get it usually look like they have a swollen (puffy) face and throat area. It used to be quite a common childhood disease, but then a vaccine was invented to prevent mumps and it became much less common.
Thousands of hockey fans poured in to the Bell Centre in Montreal on Sunday and Monday to say goodbye to one the sport’s most beloved players.
Most countries have an “anthem.”
The San Francisco Giants have won the World Series, which makes them baseball’s champions.
Canada Post has created a new set of stamps all about hockey.
Six famous hockey defencemen will each be featured on a stamp.
Derek Jeter is a baseball legend. Fittingly, he left the game in legendary style last Thursday.
For 20 years, Derek Jeter played for the New York Yankees. Last weekend, Jeter retired from the game.
Next July, Toronto will be inundated with the world’s best athletes as it hosts the 2015 Pan American (or “Pan Am”) Games and the 2015 Parapan American Games.
The trademark for the name “Redskins” used by the Washington Redskins football team, has been cancelled.
Brazil needed to win the first game in the World Cup of Soccer against Croatia last Thursday.
The game was played in Brazil and the team wanted to prove to all Brazilians that hosting the games was worth all the cost and disruption in the country.