Doug Hirdle

Doug Hirdle

Doug is a passionate sports fan and has written extensively about breaking sports stories. Whether writing about hockey or American football, he will always give you the best highlights.

  • U.S. Open Postponed – Wimbledon Status in the Air

    U.S. Open Postponed – Wimbledon Status in the Air

    March 29, 2020
    As the COVID-19 virus continues to run rampant in the United States, the U.S. Open is another major sports event that has been postponed and will be looking to reschedule at a later day according to Bob Weeks, a journalist with the New York Post. The article in the Post said that the Winged Foot ...
  • 2020 Monaco Grand Prix Cancelled due to Coronavirus Outbreak

    2020 Monaco Grand Prix Cancelled due to Coronavirus Outbreak

    March 21, 2020
    The Formula One governing body announced this week that resultant on the coronavirus outbreak that it would be, for the first time since 1955, cancelling the Monaco Grand Prix after initially postponing the race as a measure to prevent possible spreading on the virus. The Monaco Grand Prix was scheduled to take place on the ...
  • NBA Season Suspended over Player Testing Positive for COVID-19

    NBA Season Suspended over Player Testing Positive for COVID-19

    March 12, 2020
    The NBA has announced it has suspended the season until further notice due to a Utah player, Ruby Gobert tested positive for the COVID-19.[/caption] The NBA has elected to suspend all future games after it received notification that Rudy Gobert, a player with the NBA, has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus on Wednesday. The ...
  • TFC Season Opener ends in a Draw against the San Jose Earthquakes

    TFC Season Opener ends in a Draw against the San Jose Earthquakes

    February 29, 2020
    The Toronto F.C arrived in San Jose, California for their season opened and were looking at earning an opening game win until San Jose’s Oswaldo Alanis was awarded a free kick and managed to tie the game after Toronto was ahead 2-0. Oswaldo Alanis, who was playing his first ever MLS game, was handed a ...
  • Backup Goalie David Ayres Saves the Night as Carolina beats Toronto

    Backup Goalie David Ayres Saves the Night as Carolina beats Toronto

    February 23, 2020
    It was a night that back-up goalie David Ayres will remember for the rest of his life and it is one that the Toronto Maple Leafs wish they could forget. David Ayres was called up halfway through the second period after a series of events that saw both Petr Mrazek and James Reimer went out ...
  • UEFA Hands Manchester City Two Season Ban from Champions League

    UEFA Hands Manchester City Two Season Ban from Champions League

    February 16, 2020
    Manchester City FC, the English Premier League champion, was handed a two-year ban from the Champions League by the UEFA in a massive ruling for breaching the spending rules, a judgement that will have an impact of one of football’s wealthiest clubs. In addition to the two-year ban the club, which is Abu Dhabi owned, ...
  • History Made as Christine Sinclair Sets International Goal Record

    History Made as Christine Sinclair Sets International Goal Record

    January 30, 2020
    Canadian soccer icon Christine Sinclair made history today in Edinburg, Texas after scoring her 185th goal in international competition at the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament against St. Kitts. The goal puts Christine Sinclair in the records books as the women’s leading all-time scorer. In doing so, breaks the record set in August of 2019 by ...
  • Canadian Milos Raonic Defeats Marin Cilic in Straight Sets to Advance to Aussie Open Quarterfinals

    Canadian Milos Raonic Defeats Marin Cilic in Straight Sets to Advance to Aussie Open Quarterfinals

    January 26, 2020
    Canadian tennis star, Milos Raonic has advanced to the men’s singles quarterfinals at the Australian Open after defeating Marin Cilic in three sets on Sunday afternoon. The victory over Marin comes on the heels of Raonic’s win on Friday over Stefanos Tsitsipas. This will be the Canadians fifth trip to the quarterfinals in Australia in ...
  • Conor McGregor defeats Donald Cerrone in 40 second in UFC 246 Main Event

    Conor McGregor defeats Donald Cerrone in 40 second in UFC 246 Main Event

    January 19, 2020
    It took Conor McGregor only 40 seconds to prove to the world he is back to his old form and still the best fighter in mixed martial arts. After a flurry of punches and a kick to the head, Cerrone was in trouble, and that saw referee Herb Dean called an end to the fight. ...
  • Calgary Flames Jump into First in the Pacific Division

    Calgary Flames Jump into First in the Pacific Division

    January 12, 2020
    The Edmonton Oilers rolled into Calgary on Saturday night hoping to continue their five game winning streak. However, after the two went back and forth in the first and second periods, it was the Flames who scored the winning goal early in the third to earn the victory. Calgary, who twice fell behind against the ...