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Left shoe, right shoe: Superstition in sport

In 1982, only one game stood between the Cameroonian national soccer team and its first-ever trip to the FIFA World Cup. The night before the big game, Head Coach Jean Vincent decided to visit the team captain in his hotel room. He walked down the hall and knocked on the captain’s door. No one answered.… Keep Reading

10 things: Powerful sports moments of 2018

North and South Korea enter Pyeongchang under a united flag For the first time since the Korean War, athletes from North and South Korea entered the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Games together under the Korean Unification flag. Despite its purely symbolic value, the act was a strong gesture of peace—providing the world with a… Keep Reading

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In conversation with Sylvie Béliveau

This fall, McGill Athletics appointed Sylvie Béliveau as a senior advisor to its varsity sports program in the first step of the Women In Sports initiative. The initiative is funded by a $3.5 million donation from McGill varsity hockey alumni Sheryl Kerr (BCom ’67) and David Kerr (BSc ’65). The Sherbrooke native is perfect for… Keep Reading

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Concordia Stingers stun Martlets soccer 2-1

The McGill Martlets soccer team’s (4-4-2) winless streak continued Thursday night, Oct. 4, as they fell to the Concordia Stingers (3-6-1) by a score of 2-1. McGill started off strong, creating two chances on goal in the opening five minutes. The fifth minute even saw cries for a penalty, after a Concordia outfield player allegedly… Keep Reading

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Four teams to watch in Women’s World Cup qualifiers

Starting this week, the Confederation of North, Central American, and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) will host its qualifying tournament for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup that is to take place in France. The McGill Tribune has compiled a list of four teams to keep an eye on as the tournament begins on Oct. 4 in… Keep Reading

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Carabins score early and often to shut out Martlets soccer

On Aug. 31, the McGill Martlets (1-1-0) hosted the Université de Montréal (UdeM) Carabins (1-0-1). As the reigning national champions, the Carabins were dominant en route to a 5-0 victory. UdeM’s five goals all occurred in the first 25 minutes of the match. In the opening minute, Carabins forward and 2017 RSEQ Player of the… Keep Reading

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2018 World Cup final preview

The 2018 World Cup draws to a close on Sunday, July 15 in Moscow, where France and Croatia will meet to decide a winner. From Spain’s last-minute firing of head coach Julen Lopetegui to Twitter’s #NeymarChallenge—named after the Brazilian superstar Neymar, who exhibited a propensity for faking excruciating pain to draw fouls and bookings–this year’s… Keep Reading

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From the cheap seats: We are all Iceland

Iceland made their first World Cup appearance in Russia this year, and their fans, rightfully, went all in. I landed in Reykjavik less than three hours before the kickoff of their final group stage match against Croatia and could immediately distinguish the locals from the tourists by checking who was sporting the Iceland jersey. As… Keep Reading

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