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Soccer

Atlético Ottawa fall to 6th place after 1-0 loss to rising Wanderers in defensive tilt

Atlético Ottawa’s win streak is over. Their three-game spell of success has been snapped by the Halifax Wanderers after a strong 1-0 performance in the Nova Scotia capital on Sunday earned them a franchise record of five consecutive home wins. Halifax now has a win-draw-loss record of 5-7-4 (22 points). They’ve leap-frogged Ottawa for the final playoff spot and sit…

Soccer

Atlético — the CPL’s hottest team — defeat Vancouver, move to 4th in league

Atlético Ottawa’s winning streak continues. After three straight victories — the latest against Vancouver FC on Sunday, July 16 — the club is currently the hottest team in the Canadian Premier league and fourth in the standings. A win Saturday in Halifax against the Wanderers could lift Ottawa to third place. Ottawa recorded an emphatic 3-1 win over Vancouver in…

Football

Redblacks fall 21-13 to Ti-Cats, lose second QB with season-ending injury

The Ottawa Redblacks suffered two losses on July 8 in Hamilton: a game against the Tiger-Cats that they probably should’ve won; and star quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, whose season debut lasted just 25 minutes before a torn achilles in the second quarter ended his season. The Redblacks and Ti-Cats now have identical 1-3 records after Hamilton’s 21-13 win over Ottawa last…

Soccer

Clutch win over Cavalry FC moves Atlético squarely into CPL playoff picture

It’s full steam ahead for Atlético Ottawa. After defeating Cavalry FC 2-0 on Wednesday, July 12, the team that has struggled through much of the 2023 season is finally on track towards their goal of clinching a Canadian Premier League playoff spot. But the game in Calgary wasn’t exactly as fast-paced as a moving train. Neither team had a shot…

Soccer

Atlético Ottawa blanks Valour FC 2-0, jumps over Winnipeg to 6th in CPL ranks

­­Atlético Ottawa is on fire. With a thrilling 2-0 victory at TD Place against Valour FC on July 9, Atlético secured their third consecutive home win and have leapfrogged Valour for sixth place in the Canadian Premier League standings. Ottawa picked up a crucial three points in the league playoff race, improving to a win-draw-loss record of 4-3-6 (15 points)….

Soccer

Atlético Ottawa secure crucial point in thrilling 2-2 draw against Pacific FC

Atlético Ottawa came away on Friday from Starlight Stadium — the Langley, B.C. home of the Canadian Premier League leading Pacific FC — with a well-deserved point after an exhilarating 2-2 draw that had a little bit of everything for soccer fans. With the draw, Ottawa earned a crucial point, but remain in seventh place in the CPL standings with…

Soccer

Ottawa jumps to fast lead — then chaos ensues in thrilling 4-3 loss to Forge FC

Ahead of a key match on Sunday between the Canadian Premier League’s top two teams of the 2022 season, Atlético Ottawa head coach Carlos González said his club couldn’t allow Forge FC —  which has lost four of their last five games —  to get their mojo back with a win against his side. Unfortunately for Atlético, it happened. Forge…

Basketball

BlackJacks fall 93-82 to River Lions, end three-game home winning streak

The Ottawa BlackJacks competed with grit until the final buzzer, but were unable to maintain their perfect 3-0 home record in the Canadian Elite Basketball League after losing 93-82 against the Niagara River Lions on Saturday, June 17. Another loss on the road three days later — an 85-83 cliffhanger against the Scarborough Shooting Stars — dropped the BlackJacks to…

Soccer

Atlético on a roll: Ottawa tops Vancouver 1-0, earns back-to-back wins at home

Atlético Ottawa secured their second consecutive home win and third of the season on Saturday, defeating expansion side Vancouver FC 1-0 on a cloudy afternoon at TD Place. They Ottawa club has climbed to a win-draw-loss record of 3-2-5 (11 points), good for seventh place and just a point ahead of last-place Vancouver in the eight-team Canadian Premier League. Atlético…