The official TLA Photos from WC2014 Opening Ceremony by Nokkie.
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As a Canadian citizen, participating in the tournament as a member of the Chinese national team meant more than representing where I was from, or where I had been born and lived my entire life. It was an opportunity to get in touch with my heritage, meet new people, travel and explore parts of Asia, learn about China and Chinese culture, and lastly, the chance to Grow The Game.
The United States have officially gone undefeated in group play and remaining the #1 seed heading in to the bracket. England only won one face off in the game which resulted in the team’s only goal for the game.
The men of Israel Lacrosse are absolutely operating at the highest of levels right now in Denver, but nonetheless keeping the weight of the turmoil in the Holy Land on their hearts. It’s hard to play lacrosse halfway across the globe when your friends, family and community are always under constant attack from senseless rocket fire.
Castro David Onen, a 26-year-old baker who had to quit his job to play for the inaugural Uganda men’s national team, became the first African player to score a goal in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship, as the Ugandans made their long-anticipated debut Friday against Ireland.
Team China was just as busy today as we were yesterday, and I’m sure our schedule will be similar throughout the entire tournament. We were able to practice at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Park before scrimmaging Argentina.
Day Five of TLA boot camp was not only productive for the players, who faced Mexico in a scrimmage, but for President Payu Nerngchamnong, who presented the plans for Thailand’s lacrosse stadium to the FIL and other nations.
The National Lacrosse Team of China is in Denver and things are really starting to come together for the 2014 World Lacrosse Championship.
The Dutch have landed in Denver and have set their sights on their first opponent, China. Under the leadership of Neal Powless, Ryan Demorest, Bill Bjorness and Jared Fotis, the Orange are ready to make a push and improve on the 8th position achieved at the last World Championships.
The third day of practice for TLA represented the future of Team Thailand while also reminding the athletes and staff of the country and culture they represent.
Dylan Bassham is back and this time he’s giving us the day by day for the Chinese National Team. Hearing the stories from the player’s perspective is an invaluable resource we’re glad to share.
For today’s Social Sneak Peek, we’re continuing to look at the International Gear posted on lacrosse social media accounts in preparation for the World Lacrosse Championships which start Thursday in Denver.
Men’s lacrosse’s Team USA begins it run toward the gold medal this Thursday nights against Canada. By the looks of the guys’ social media accounts, the bounty of photos show they’re ready.
Thumbing through social media sites, I’ve found a ton of sick international gear to show anyone who hasn’t seen it. We arrive in Denver Tuesday night, so after then we won’t have to turn to social media anymore for sneak peeks!