Doug Hirdle

Doug Hirdle

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

  • Milos Raonic Advances at Rogers Cup after Downing Lucas Pouille

    Milos Raonic Advances at Rogers Cup after Downing Lucas Pouille

    August 5, 2019
    Canadian tennis star Milos Raonic has advanced to the second round at the Rogers Cup after defeating Lucas Pouille in the first round at Montreal’s IGA Stadium centre court. Milos needed only two sets to put away Pouille. He won the first set 6-4 and with a 6-4 in the second, equalled his first set ...
  • Max Verstappen Takes pole at Hungarian Grand Prix

    Max Verstappen Takes pole at Hungarian Grand Prix

    August 3, 2019
    Max Verstappen earned his first ever pole position in Formula One on Saturday with a nearly perfect lap that saw the Belgian posting a time of 1.14.572 seconds. That time beat his previous best time earlier in the day of 1.14.958 seconds. The pole was a big boost for Max Verstappen, who at 21 years ...
  • Man City to Take on Liverpool in 2019 Community Shield Final

    Man City to Take on Liverpool in 2019 Community Shield Final

    August 2, 2019
    The Community Shield will take place on Sunday at Wembley Stadium and will see Manchester City and Liverpool renewing their rivalry as Sundays match is the official start to the 2019-20 season. The two have met 212 times and the record speaks for itself with Liverpool winning 104 matches, Man City 55 with the two ...
  • Max Verstappen Wins Rain Soaked German Grand Prix

    Max Verstappen Wins Rain Soaked German Grand Prix

    July 28, 2019
    Max Verstappen won the German Grand Prix on Sunday in what was a chaotic race due to rain that saw drivers struggling to stay on the track. The victory was Verstappen’s second of the season after he managed to keep his nerves in check finishing ahead of Sebastian Vettel, who was the big surprise of ...
  • TFC Earns Victory over FC Cincinnati

    TFC Earns Victory over FC Cincinnati

    July 27, 2019
    The Toronto FC faced off against MLS expansion team FC Cincinnati on Saturday, and for Jozy Altidore, it was a night to remember after scoring in his fourth back-to-back game to help lead the TFC in a 2-1 victory. After suffering an embarrassing loss to Houston on their last road trip after Toronto FC Coach ...
  • Sebastian Vettel Feeling the Pressure Heading into the German Grand Prix

    Sebastian Vettel Feeling the Pressure Heading into the German Grand Prix

    July 26, 2019
    Sebastian Vettel has not had the season he had hoped, and as the Formula One driver gets ready for the German Grand Prix in Hockenheim, Germany, it is a stark reminder that his hope to win the driver’s championship is dwindling. What he is hoping for is not to see a repeat of last season’s ...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Free of Any Criminal Charges in Alleged Rape Accusations

    Cristiano Ronaldo Free of Any Criminal Charges in Alleged Rape Accusations

    July 24, 2019
    Cristiano Ronaldo will not be facing any charges related from allegations he raped a woman in Las Vegas over ten years ago. After reviewing investigative material submitted by the Los Angeles police, Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson stated there is no evidence that could prove beyond a reasonable doubt any guilt of the claim ...
  • Montreal Alouettes Earn Third Win in a Row with Victory over the Edmonton Eskimos

    Montreal Alouettes Earn Third Win in a Row with Victory over the Edmonton Eskimos

    July 20, 2019
    The Montreal Alouettes won their third back-to-back victory on Saturday, and a big part of that success lies with star quarterback, Vernon Adams Jr. Adams was instrumental in helping lead the Alouettes to a 20-10 victory and with it, extend their winning streak. It was coach Khari Jones decision in the first quarter to execute ...
  • TFC on Right Track Before Game Against New York Red Bulls

    TFC on Right Track Before Game Against New York Red Bulls

    July 16, 2019
    The upcoming game against the New York Red Bulls is looking promising for Toronto FC as they continue to get into form while dealing with absences due to international commitments and injuries. The solution and difficult start to the season means lineup changes for coach Greg Vanney. TFC is hoping that progress continues to build ...
  • Lewis Hamilton Earns Sixth British Grand Prix Victory

    Lewis Hamilton Earns Sixth British Grand Prix Victory

    July 14, 2019
    Four Time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton won his sixth British Grand Prix on Sunday at Silverstone after a gaining an advantage over teammate Valtteri Bottas on the restart after a safety car exited the track, making history in the process. The win gave Hamilton his sixth Formula One victory at Silverstone and with it, ...