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Tamil Eelam Challenge Cup 2017 Volleyball – Results

By Editor - March 21st, 2017

Tamil Eelam Challenge Cup 2017 Volleyball - Results

Canadian Tamil Youth Alliance’s Athletic Committee (CTYA) successfully held its fourth annual Tamileelam Challenge Cup Volleyball Tournament. This Challenge Cup Volleyball Tournament took place Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the Toronto Pan Am Centre.



Tamileelam Challenge Cup Volleyball 2016 – Results

By Editor - March 19th, 2016

Tamileelam Challenge Cup Volleyball 2016 - Results

CTYA would like to congratulate and recognize all the participating teams. All 12 teams played with great team spirit and sportsmanship and made the 3rd Annual Tamileelam Challenge Cup Volleyball tournament an event to remember. This year’s finals showcased a great match between Machines and 6ixUp. After an extremely tight game, the Machines prevailed as the winners.



Volunteer Callout: Tamil Eelam Challenge Cup Volleyball 2016

By Editor - March 6th, 2016

Volunteer Callout: Tamil Eelam Challenge Cup Volleyball 2016

Fun, excitement, and pride. Where do all three come together? Tamileelam Challenge Cup Volleyball 2016. CTYA will be hosting its 3rd annual Tamileelam Challenge Cup – Volleyball. We are looking for excited volunteers to join our team on the day of the event to help ensure another successful Tournament.



For the love of women in sport, the Women’s Ontario Tamil Sports League (WOTSL)

By Editor - February 16th, 2016

For the love of women in sport, the Women’s Ontario Tamil Sports League (WOTSL)

Paving a path for women, the Women’s Ontario Tamil Sports League (WOTSL) has created a platform for females 16 years of age and over across the GTA to play collaborative sports. This multi-sport league, founded in October 2015, provides participants with a fun environment to play sports at a recreational level with some healthy competition. For the 2015-2016 season, the two chosen sports were volleyball and basketball. WOTSL is comprised of 88 members of various ages, ethnicities and athletic skill-sets.



RFT Iron in Heels – Don’t Fear Trading in Breasts for Pectorals

By Editor - February 12th, 2016

RFT Iron in Heels - Don’t Fear Trading in Breasts for Pectorals

Bottom line – your pectorals are one of your major muscle groups, which are activated by push movements. It is important to evenly strengthen them to counter the development of your back muscles. So, remove any association behind chest exercises and losing breast tissue because, the reason behind any possible loss of breast tissue is due to OVERALL loss of fat mass brought on due to physical activity as a whole.



TECC – Volleyball 2016

By Editor - February 12th, 2016

TECC - Volleyball 2016

The battle to crown the new Tamileelam Challenge cup Champion is fast approaching, as the Athletics Council of CTYA are going to be hosting the 2016 Volleyball Tamil Eelam Challenge Cup. We welcome everyone to the tournament and we are looking to have teams from 6 to 10 players. If you wish to register a team, please email: athletics@ctya.org or contact 416-428-8467. Registration is open untilSaturday, February 27th 2016.



Don’t Forget Your Food!

By Editor - December 28th, 2015

Don’t Forget Your Food!

As I’ve preached before, strength training is a great way to tone your body, help rev up your metabolism and in turn, burn a vast amount of calories. However, a detrimental part to the weight-loss process is one’s nutrition. Without a basic understanding of nutrition, figuring out what is going to help you achieve your goals and what to exactly eat when working out becomes frustrating rather quickly.



All Kinds of Squats!

By Editor - November 13th, 2015

All Kinds of Squats!

“Time and time again, I can’t help but notice members at the gym performing exercises with improper form. I don’t mean to be the form police, but I can’t even begin to stress how important form is! By using the correct form, you can prevent unnecessary strain on muscles that are not meant to be the focus of that specific exercise as well as added pressure on joints.”



Tamil Eelam Challenge Cup Soccer – 2015 Results

By Editor - August 31st, 2015

Tamil Eelam Challenge Cup Soccer - 2015 Results

On Saturday August 29th, the Athletics Council of Canadian Tamil Youth Alliance in partnership with Canadian Tamil Sports Association (CTSA) hosted the 7th Annual Tamil Eelam Challenge Cup – Soccer 2015. The event was a great success as many teams came out to participate and therewas an overwhelming amount of support from fans. Everyone was really excited about the competition and all the teams were intensely enthusiastic about performing their best and showcasing their skills, dedication, and hard work in an effort to be crowned the next champions.



Tamileelam Challenge Cup 2015 – Soccer

By Editor - August 23rd, 2015

Tamileelam Challenge Cup 2015 - Soccer

It is that time of year again, when your favourite soccer teams come together to the most anticipated soccer tournament of the year, Tamileelam Challenge Cup! Tamileelam Challenge Cup 2015 will be hosted by the Athletic Council of Canadian Tamil Youth Alliance in partnership with Canadian Tamil Sports Association (CTSA). This year the tournament will be taking place on Sunday August 30th, 2015.