Category: Sports

Online football clinic helps Indonesian children improve skills during the pandemic

Around 1,900 Indonesian children participated in an online football clinic from October to December 2020 organized by Biscuit Mondelez Indonesia. The Biskuat Academy Championship, an annual football competition for children held in eight Indonesian cities, became a virtual coaching clinic in 2020 since the pandemic made face-to-face matches difficult to organize. The organizers explained why […]

WJC Day 1 Recap: Dec. 25

  RUSSIA 5, UNITED STATES 3 Russia and the United States locked horns in a tightly-checked tournament opener for each side, with Russia coming out on top by a score of 5-3. Russia’s first win over the United States at the World Juniors since 2016 featured a pair of goals from Carolina Hurricanes prospect Vasily Ponomarev […]

WJC Pre-Tournament Recap: Dec. 23

CANADA 1, RUSSIA 0 Defenceman Jamie Drysdale (Erie Otters) scored the lone goal and Cole Perfetti (Saginaw Spirit) picked up an assist to guide Canada to a 1-0 victory over Russia in their only pre-tournament matchup ahead of the 2021 World Junior Championships. Following a scoreless 40 minutes, Drysdale, drafted sixth overall by the Anaheim Ducks at the 2020 NHL Draft, […]

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