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Sports & Recreation Reference

Canadian Sports Quiz Book

by (author) J. Alexander Poulton

Editions de la Montagne Verte
Initial publish date
Oct 2009
Reference, Trivia
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2009
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How much do you know about our country's amazing sports records, championships, Olympic feats, pro leagues and even scandals? Test yourself and see how much you know about: * Hockey * Golf * Baseball * Curling * Basketball * Soccer * Football * Tennis * The Olympics * Auto racing * Try answering a few of these: * Which team won the first Grey Cup? * Which First Nations player was the first to play in the NHL? * Which Canadian curler is known for the famous scream, ''Hurry hard!''? * Who is the highest ranked Canadian tennis player of all time? * And much more!

About the author

Arpon Basu had said since the age of eight that he would one day make the National Hockey League. Any chance of that happening, came to a crashing halt when, at 15 when he realized he was completely devoid of any talent. He earned a graduate journalism degree from Concordia University and went straight to a sports-writing job with the Canadian Press. The first time he walked into the Montréal Canadiens dressing room as a giddy cub reporter, Basu nearly fell over as it dawned on him that, despite his ineptitude on the ice, he had in fact been telling the truth as a dreamy-eyed eight-year-old.Basu covers sports for the Canadian Press in Montréal and writes a weekly sports column for the Montréal Gazette. He is also editor of Montréal’s South Shore, The St-Lambert Journal.

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