The Round of 16 quarterfinal matches will soon be underway in host cities across Canada as the FIFA Women’s World Cup competition heats up. After hosting Group C (Japan, Switzerland, Ecuador, Cameroon) at BC Place, Vancouver welcomed fans of the USA and Nigeria on Tuesday as 52,193 spectators packed the stadium, painting the town red, […]
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The Group C teams that we’ve come to know and enjoy at BC Place have moved on to new venues for their final matches of the round but not before a pair of impressive showings in front of the Vancouver crowd last Friday. With over 5,000 more spectators in attendance, Switzerland blanked Ecuador in a […]
“Where are you from?” asked the security personnel as I walked out to the Media Tribune on BC Place’s 400 level. “I’m from here, I’m local,” I said, feeling inadequate as though they were waiting to welcome a journalist from afar instead they got someone who lives 8 blocks away. “Well then, you’re super VIP!” […]
BC Place still had that new turf smell when I arrived this morning along with media from around the globe to preview some of the technology that will be used during the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The scene around the stadium was filled with hard hats, scaffolding, tents, fences, and new branding was all put […]
The FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on June 6th and is the first major sporting event in Canada to be hosted from coast to coast, with matches to be played in Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montréal, and Moncton. Until July 5th, Vancouver will be a part of hosting the largest live spectator sporting event […]