Toronto police mistook Raptors fans cheering for gunshots

The Raptors and Heat began their Eastern Conference Semi-finals with a thrilling overtime battle that had fans throughout the city riled up, and some were so noisy their neighbors mistook the celebrations and agony for something more sinister. During the game the Toronto Police Twitter account announced officers had been sent

Olympic Games and the EU Refugees: The New Diplomacy

Olympic Games and the EU Refugees: The New Diplomacy In a landmark decision taken by the International Olympic Committee, the Olympic flame passed the Elanos refugee camp near Athens and more remarkably, a Syrian refugee Ibrahim al-Hussein was torchbearers of the flame when it passed through the camp on April 26.

Messi, Ronaldo, Ribery shortlisted

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Franck Ribery were named the final contenders for the World Footballer of the Year award by the ruling body FIFA. The Portugal and Real Madrid winger Ronaldo won the prestigious award in 2008, while the Barcelona and Argentina forward Messi has taken the prize in the

Nico Rosberg wins Australian Formula One Grand Prix for Mercedes

Posted by Canasiantimes on March 20, 2014 in Sports | Comments Off Nico Rosberg celebrated a dominant win for Mercedes in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix  while Red Bull’s home hero Daniel Ricciardo suffered the heartbreak of being stripped of his first podium hours after the finish. Pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton and world

Kohli will break all the records, feels Zaheer Abbas

Legendary Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas is the new entrant in the list of illustrious former cricketers, who feel that India’s premier batsman Virat Kohli is destined for greatness. “Virat Kohli is one batsman who will break all the records in international cricket. The transition phase in Indian batting has already happened

Ronaldo winner keeps Madrid on track in Malaga

Real Madrid moved six points clear at the top of La Liga as Cristiano Ronaldo’s 39th goal of the season handed them a hard-fought 1-0 win away to Malaga. Ronaldo made the breakthrough with a resounding finish from the edge of the area midway through the first-half and was only denied