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22 09, 2016

#ComeTogether: How We Are All Becoming Blue Jays Fans

September 22nd, 2016|Sports & Wellness|0 Comments

Everywhere we look, from the walls of the buildings that line the streets of Toronto, to the parade of baseball hats and jerseys at sports bars and outdoor patios, it’s fair to say that we are a city obsessed with the Toronto Blue Jays. Just like the massive love the Toronto Raptors received in the ...

1 04, 2015

Cricket at UTSC

April 1st, 2015|Sports & Wellness|0 Comments

This year, Australia and New Zealand are hosting the ICC Cricket World Cup, causing a huge buzz in dozens of nations. Cricket is the world’s second most popular sport, only surpassed in viewership by soccer. The 2011 Cricket World Cup was televised in more than 200 countries to more than 2.2 billion people. Despite its ...

1 04, 2015

In Conversation with Adam Lancia: Paralympic Athlete Extraordinaire

April 1st, 2015|Sports & Wellness|0 Comments

Canada’s national wheelchair basketball team is hard at work in the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre (TPASC), training to defend its world champion title in the upcoming Parapan Am Games.  In order to learn more about the team, The Underground interviewed Scarborough’s own wheelchair basketball champion, Adam Lancia.   The Underground (UG): What keeps you ...

1 04, 2015

She The North: FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada

April 1st, 2015|Sports & Wellness|0 Comments

The upcoming 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup will take place in six Canadian cities this summer with games beginning June 6 and the tournament final scheduled for July 5. UTSC soccer enthusiasts impatiently await the start of the global competition, as it could set the stage for unprecedented success in Canadian women’s soccer, given the ...

1 04, 2015

Performance Enhancing Drugs at U of T

April 1st, 2015|Sports & Wellness|1 Comment

Although we hear of athletes abusing performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) quite often on the news, it can be difficult to fathom why a healthy person with great athletic ability would risk damaging their bodies with drugs. Steroids are a double edged sword that allow athletes to quickly improve their strength, speed and endurance by sacrificing ...