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WRESTLING

Toronto Is the Nerdiest Wrestling City in the World

The one thing that doesn't waver in Toronto is the city's passion for professional wrestling. It has been one of the sport's major markets since the 1930s.
Corey Erdman
6.14.17
boxing

Sandy Tsagouris Stuck Through Low Paydays to Help Pave Way for Golden Era of Women's Boxing

The 36-year-old recent WIBA super featherweight champ keeps hustling to open doors for other female fighters, and is now looking for her next opponent.
Corey Erdman
3.24.17
ed whitlock

Legendary Marathon Runner Ed Whitlock Dies at 86

Whitlock, who owns numerous world marathon records, lost his battle with prostate cancer a week after celebrating his 86th birthday.
Kyle Cantlon
3.14.17
boxing

How Montreal's Dark Side Shaped Tough-As-Nails Boxing Ref Michael Griffin

It's hard not to see Griffin's job as a metaphor for his life. The same qualities he praises boxing for instilling in people—how to operate under duress and overcome oneself—have been instrumental to his survival.
Eliott McCormick
3.8.17
FIGHTLAND

Canadian Wrestler Gets 4-Year Ban after Testing Positive for Popular Drug Used by Russian Athletes

​Tamerlan Tagziev tested positive for meldonium, a drug that played a major role in the recent ban of Russian Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
Oren Weisfeld
8.30.16
olympics

We Hung Out with Penny Oleksiak's Friends and Watched the 16-year-old Olympic Star Make History

The biggest Canadian star at Rio is a teenager who has already won three medals. We met up with her friends and got to know her better.
Dave McCarthy
8.11.16
FIGHTLAND

Former Hockey Goon Steve Bossé Is Ready to Fight on Home Soil

Steve Bossé talks about how his former life as a hockey enforcer helped him transition to MMA, and his upcoming Canadian UFC debut at Fight Night 89.
Eliott McCormick
6.15.16
retired at 19

Pro at 15, Retired at 19: Welcome to the World of Professional eSport

"It's not relaxed play-when-you-feel-like-it. I would play 10-12 hours a day 7 days a week and take very few breaks."
Fury X
3.16.16
dispatches from the ralph

Bills Fans Continue to Have No Shame

Sunday's game against the Texans was the latest shitshow at Ralph Wilson Stadium.
Graham Kritzer
12.7.15
Grey Cup

CFL to Live Stream All Playoff Games Worldwide on YouTube for Free

The CFL is making a concerted effort during its upcoming playoffs to expand the league's global reach. All playoff games will be streamed free of charge on YouTube, VICE has learned.
Chris Toman
11.6.15
America's pastime

Far From Home: A British Perspective on America's Game

Widely known as America's pastime, baseball is the greatest sporting embodiment of Americana. But what does the sport look like to British eyes more used to football and rugby than home runs and minor leagues?
Ben Halls
10.21.15
NFL

What's it Like Being a British NFL Fan?

The NFL is an increasingly mainstream sport in the UK. That transition has led to a more accessible sport, but it also has its drawbacks.
Ben Halls
10.5.15
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