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25 Jul 2014

Road to the Olympics Update

Road to the Olympics Update

(WILMINGTON, DE) During the recent FIL Men’s World Lacrosse Championships held in Denver, CO and hosted by the US Lacrosse, Inc., there were many positive occurrences for the sport of Lacrosse to show the world “IT’S COMING BACK!”

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.”

25 Mar 2014

“America’s First Sport” to Air on ESPNU

“America’s First Sport” to Air on ESPNU

(Syracuse, NY) “America’s First Sport,” a documentary about lacrosse, the oldest and — in the 21st century the fastest growing — sport in America, will air on ESPNU this Saturday, March 29th on ESPNU at 11am.

27 Feb 2014

FIL Appoints Julia Martin Administrative Assistant

FIL Appoints Julia Martin Administrative Assistant

(TORONTO, CANADA) The FIL Board has approved the appointment of Julia Martin to the position of Administrative Assistant. Julia will begin her post immediately.

7 Feb 2014

Record Field for 2014 FIL World Championship

Record Field for 2014 FIL World Championship

(BALTIMORE, MD) A record 38 nations have been confirmed to compete in the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship,

18 Nov 2013

Estonia and Jamaica Newest FIL Members

Estonia and Jamaica Newest FIL Members

(FIL) The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) is excited to announce the addition of two new members as approved by FIL membership. With the October 26th 2013 vote,

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