Ben Steiner

Freelance Writer

Ben Steiner is a freelance sports journalist and commentator with experience covering U SPORTS, FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing, IBSF World Cup Bobsled, and the Canadian National Soccer Teams. After growing up in Vancouver, he is now based in Toronto. Twitter: @BenSteiner00

Latest from Ben Steiner

Canada's Dabrowski advances to doubles final at Pan Pacific Open alongside Olmos

The 2022 doubles season is becoming one to remember for Ottawa's Gabriela Dabrowski as she approaches a second consecutive title and third of the season at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.

San Diego Wave break single-game NWSL attendance record and blank Angel City FC

Canadian keeper Kailen Sheridan was front and centre as the National Women's Soccer League's San Diego Wave blanked Southern California rivals Angel City FC 1-0 on Saturday while setting a league attendance record of 32,000 fans. 
U Sports Primer

U Sports has returned in full force after 2 years of pandemic cancellations

Canadian university sport is back with more than 12,000 student-athletes competing in full schedules for the first time since before the pandemic hit in 2020.

Key absences, new faces highlight Canadian women's soccer roster for upcoming Australia friendlies

Canada Soccer has named 23 players to its women's national team squad for upcoming away international friendly matches against Australia in September.
Women's Soccer Roundup

Jordyn Huitema's 1st goal for OL Reign clinches The Women's Cup

Canadian national team played played significant minutes across NWSL and cup compeitions on Saturday night, with Jordyn Huitema scoring the winning goal in The Women's Cup.

Canada's Clement, Gautier, win medals at World Para-cycling championships

Canadian athletes are off to a fast start at the 2022 World Para-cycling championships in Baie-Comeau, Que.  On Thursday, Nathan Clement of West Vancouver, B.C., picked up the silver medal in the men's 18.9-kilometre T1 time trial, while Toronto, Ont. native Shelley Gautier finished with the bronze medal in the women's event. 

Commonwealth Games launching new chapter for Canadian field hockey

Canada's men's and women's field hockey teams are welcoming Birmingham 2022 as an opportunity to push the programs into the next generation of players.

Canadian pairs eliminated in quarter-finals of Gstaad Elite 16

Canadian pairs won't compete for medals in Switzerland after falling to Australia and Brazil on Saturday.

Canada's Wilkerson, Bukovec defeat Germany to clinch spot in beach volleyball worlds final

Canada's Brandie Wilkerson and Sophie Bukovec won their Saturday semifinal at the beach volleyball world championships, setting up a chance to become world champions just months after becoming a team.

Jordyn Huitema leaves PSG, joins NWSL's OL Reign with fellow Canadian Quinn

Jordyn Huitema played three seasons with Paris St Germain, but is leaving France to join the NWSL's OL Reign.