Keep your head out of the game, suggests new UBC research
The soccer ball is racing at a speed of 80 km/hr when the player uses their head to redirect it and score. Their team wins the game — but at what cost? UBC Okanagan research suggests the price is high.
Nov 13, 2018
UBC Okanagan students examine social phenomenon of Cristiano Ronaldo
With more than 100 million Facebook fans, his own museum, and a blossoming career as a male model with his own line of clothing, there’s no doubt Portuguese soccer sensation Cristiano Ronaldo is known for more than just his skills on the pitch.
Feb 5, 2015
UBC Okanagan Heat teams make grade to stay in top Canada West league
UBC’s Okanagan Heat athletic teams are now members of the Canada West club – for good.
May 9, 2013
UBC welcomes Whitecaps FC and National Soccer Development Centre to campus
The University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus will be the home of a new training facility which will form the centerpiece of the proposed National Soccer Development Centre (NSDC) – a new athletic facility to be shared by Vancouver Whitecaps FC, the university and community.
Sep 6, 2012