A LOOK AHEAD AT TORONTO’S YEAR IN SPORTS
Mark your calendars for what’s sure to be an exciting 2016 for sports fans!
After last year’s nail biter, fingers are crossed that this is the year for the Toronto Blue Jays, especially because this marks their 40th season! The Home Opener at Rogers Centre pits the Jays against the Boston Red Sox. Do whatever it takes to get your hands on tickets for one of their 81 home games this season!
Toronto has basketball fever after the rousing NBA All-Star Weekend in February. The Raptors enter the playoffs this month, with their first opponent yet to be announced.
Honda Indy Toronto takes place on the streets surrounding Exhibition Place near Lake Ontario and downtown Toronto, featuring a week of the fastest racing series on the planet, celebrity athletes, live entertainment and interactive activities.
The 2016 Ontario Summer Games are coming to Mississauga, with athletes 13 to 17 from all over Ontario competing in more than 32 sports, including Boxing, Diving, Karate, Kickboxing, Sledge Hockey, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Women’s Hockey, Weightlifting and Wrestling.
Over 150 of the top players in the NHL® face off in Toronto in the World Cup of Hockey, one of the most competitive, highly skilled hockey tournaments in the history of the sport. The 2016-2017 hockey season marks the 100th Anniversary of the Toronto Maple Leafs! And Toronto co-hosts with Montreal the 41st IIHF Ice Hockey World Junior Hockey Championships!