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5 Oct 2014

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

(TORONTO, ONTARIO) On behalf of the FIL Board and Sector Chairs, with sadness I would like to advise our members of the passing of Ann Hutchings, who until very recently was the FIL Women’s Officiating Chair.

4 Oct 2014

DeMarco Appointed as FIL Development Committee Chair

DeMarco Appointed as FIL Development Committee Chair

(TORONTO, CANADA) Tom Hayes, Director of Development for the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL), is proud to announce that Bob DeMarco has been appointed as the new chair of the Development Committee.

1 Oct 2014

Hall of Fame Inductee Cockerton: “Lacrosse Defines My Life”

Hall of Fame Inductee Cockerton: “Lacrosse Defines My Life”

An article about FIL President Stan Cockerton’s National Lacrosse Hall of Fame induction by Paul Ohanian (USLacrosse.org)

31 Jul 2014

Malaysia is FIL’s 51st Member

Malaysia is FIL’s 51st Member

(TORONTO) During the Federation of International Lacrosse General Assembly meetings held before the 2014 World Championship in Denver Colorado, Malaysia was granted membership as the 51st country to join

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.”

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