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May 23, 2013: Making headlines across the province Wednesday was the sacking of Vancouver Canucks head coach Alain Vigneault, along with assistants Rick Bowness and Newell Brown. The sacking comes following the National Hockey League team’s first-round exit from the playoffs.
“Alain, Rick and Newell worked tirelessly to lead this team to great on-ice success,” Canucks [...]
May 22, 2013: Cricket is religiously followed by Indians, but, recent reports of spot-fixing have upset the nation and demonstrators across India are asking for tough actions to be taken against the accused. The Delhi Police have taken three players under custody- Shantakumaran Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan – over allegations of spot-fixing in [...]
April 24, 2013: The United States Justice Department has commenced formal legal proceedings against Lance Armstrong that could cost him millions in damages. The lawsuit filed by federal government claims Armstrong violated his contract with the Postal Service to win Tour de France.
In February, US government announced that it would join a federal whistle-blower lawsuit [...]
The 2013 Canadian Junior Nationals – Squash Championships, which usually takes place in an eastern Canadian city, is taking place for the first time in Richmond this year.
Running from April 18 to 21, there will be 200 youth participating in the tournament with the Boys/Girls U13, U15, U17 and U19 categories.
Taking place at Richmond’s ‘Sport [...]
April 2, 2013: The Vancouver Canucks have acquired centre Derek Roy from the Dallas Stars in exchange for defenceman Kevin Connauton and a second-round pick, announced Mike Gillis, Canucks president and general manager today.
The Ottawa native has four goals and 18 assists in 30 games with Dallas this year. Earlier, Roy spent eight seasons with [...]
It seems that every time I head to Rogers Arena to visit the Vancouver Canucks, it’s always a sunny day. This Saturday was no exception, it was so warm and wonderful, I thought spring was already upon us. As I entered the stadium, I could hear that practice had already started and found that I [...]
March 15, 2013: The Vancouver Canucks were victorious 7-4 last night against the Nashville Predators, but what is making buzz today is the hilarious Roberto Luongo and Cory Schneider goalie rivalry video, which was broadcasted during the first intermission of the game and has gone viral on YouTube.
With the ongoing debate about the goaltenders and [...]
PHOTO OF THE DAY: FEB. 28, 2013
Time Magazine’s cover featuring Oscar Pistorius. The feature talks about South Africa’s culture of violence. The magazine’s Africa bureau Chief, Alex Perry, studies the country’s complicated history with race relations, inequality and violence in this issue.
Image Courtesy of guardian.co.uk
The Vancouver Whitecaps FC hosted a special preview event to debut the club’s new MLS primary kit (apparel), and interact with season ticket holders and media Wednesday night. DARPAN Magazine had the pleasure of being one of the select media on hand for the Whitecaps pre-season launch event. Darpan’s Editor-in-Chief Renu Singh and myself had [...]
Feb. 18, 2013: South African police have discovered a bloodied cricket bat at the home of track star Oscar Pistorius, who is charged with the murder of his model and activist girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, a newspaper reported Sunday. News reports suggest, a cricket bat had been found and Steenkamp’s skull had been crushed.
“There was lots [...]