Archive 2014
7 May 2014

Sweden Wins Scandinavian Lacrosse Challenge

Sweden Wins Scandinavian Lacrosse Challenge

(Stockholm, Sweden) On Saturday, May 3, Sweden Lacrosse hosted the three-nation-tournament Scandinavian Lacrosse Challenge 2014. Team Norway and Team Finland were invited to the tournament that was held in central Stockholm

7 May 2014

Canada Trims World Championship Roster to 24

Canada Trims World Championship Roster to 24

Canada’s John Grant Jr. © John Strohsacker/LaxPhotos.com

(Lacrosse Magazine) The Canadian Lacrosse Association on Tuesday announced the 24 players selected

26 Apr 2014

Czech Republic to host Women’s EC15

Czech Republic to host Women’s EC15

(ELF Release) The Czech Republic will host the Women’s European Championships in 2015 (WEC15). The dates of the WEC15 are set for 6-16 August 2015. (See: FIL Events Calendar)

11 Apr 2014

Sweden Names Roster for 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championships

Sweden Names Roster for 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championships

(Stockholm) Coaches Kim Langeborg and Tobias Kindblom, both of whom have had international experience with Team Sweden as players, have selected a 23-man team that will compete for Sweden

7 Apr 2014

Goulet Selected as Referee-In-Chief for 2016 Men’s U19 Championship

Goulet Selected as Referee-In-Chief for 2016 Men’s U19 Championship

(OTTAWA, ON) The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has selected Canadian official, David Goulet, as the Referee-in-Chief for the 2016 FIL Under-19 Men’s Field World Lacrosse Championship.

2 Apr 2014

“America’s First Sport” on Vimeo

“America’s First Sport” on Vimeo

(Syracuse University) The first sporting event every observed by Europeans in North America was a lacrosse game in 1637. Jesuit missionaries from France saw hundreds of native men playing a ball game with sticks that they thought resembled a bishop’s crosier, so they called the game “lacrosse.”