Category: sports

AS Roma players handing out Ferrero Roche chocolate and nutella to guests

If you’ve ever been to a Toronto FC match you know how much spirit Toronto has at Toronto FC games. Fans really get into it and the energy is pretty intense. And it’s a special game tonight at BMO Field! Toronto FC hosts the world famous Italian football club AS Roma in a friendly match on Wednesday August 7th at 8pm. Ahead of tonight’s game, I got a chance to be at the reception to rub elbows with both teams…

For this unique occasion for Polo for Heart, a charity event supporting Heart & Stroke Foundation, I arrived early in the morning when the gates opened at the Toronto Polo Club in Richmond Hill. With the rows of billboards lining the side of the road heading in, it was evident that this was going to be a special experience kicking off the first of 3 days of the annual Polo for Heart charity event. The boutique pop-up shops were a…

Inside the Blue Jays locker room

More than 1,000 VIP guests gathered for a gala right on the field of the Rogers Centre for the well-attended annual Curve Ball, up from 800 in the previous year. This year the theme was “denim and diamonds”. The large field had upscale silent auction items in glass displays as well as a baseball bat gallery with one-of-a-kind baseball bats signed by the corresponding Blue Jays players available for bidding as well. There was a lot of demand for customizing…

What an epic night for Toronto sports fans at the Players’ Gala where the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Toronto Raptors and the Toronto FC came together and gave fans the opportunity to mingle with their favourite athletes in support MLSE Team Up Foundation. The only team missing that evening was the Toronto Marlies, but they played a video on the Real Sports giant screen expressing their regret that they couldn’t make it.  But besides that, wow, what an incredible turnout…

If you’re an NFL fan in Toronto, there’s probably no better way to enjoy the full experience of the Superbowl than official party hosted by the NFL itself. Featuring 100 HD screens throughout the Sound Academy, as well as NFL’s Tim Brown and Brian Westbrook and the Miami Dolphins cheerleaders. During commercial breaks there were a bunch of activities happening on stage (yes, to the background of Canadian TV commercials on the big screen). It is what it is. NFL…

It was a packed evening on both floors of The Ballroom Bowl as the Toronto Raptors coaches, players, media got together with fans on a Sunday night to bowl and play some ping pong to support the MLSE Team Up Foundation’s basketball court revitalization at the Scarborough YMCA. The MLSE Team Up Foundation has invested $160,000 towards the removal and replacement of competition class flooring, installation of backboards, nets and rims as well as new sports lines. It was a…

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