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Year of Sport: World's game comes to Canada

Canadian soccer’s greatest success since its men reached the 1986 FIFA World Cup finals tournament was realized at the birthplace of association football, in England during London 2012 Olympic Summer Games. 516 more words

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5 things you might not know about the World Cup qualifier (Part 2)

The CONCACAF Women’s Championship, which doubles as a qualifying tournament for the 2015 World Cup, is under way. The United States, after beating Trinidad & Tobago 1-0 in its opening match, next faces Guatemala at 8 p.m. 189 more words

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Red Nation: Canada's Online Soccer Magazine

Red Nation is a great resource for soccer fanatics in Canada.

Recently they posted a two-part series called “U-20 CanWNT: Soccer Journeys, Mentors and Aspirations” with… 52 more words

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Women love the game, would play on 'glass and nails,' retired Canadian star says

Understandably, Canadian players haven’t had much to say about the use of artificial turf at next summer’s World Cup.

It’s not that Canadians like playing on crappy surfaces; they just don’t want to bite the hand that feeds them. 484 more words

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The football files: An amazing save by Hope Solo

From the vault: June 30, 2012.

In its final tuneup before the 2012 London Olympics, the U.S. women’s team is playing Canada in Sandy, Utah… 150 more words

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Wickenheiser's star set to keep on rising

Hayley Wickenheiser is one of the greatest ice hockey players of all time, has enough accolades to fill several rooms and now she can add a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame to her list of honours. 131 more words

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Women's World Cup a chance to see soccer's best, Ottawa player Sophie Schmidt says

Sophie Schmidt is not afraid of hard work, on the soccer field, or off.

The proof: she jetted into Ottawa Monday night from Vancouver for a 24-hour media blitz coinciding with the launch of ticket sales for the FIFA Women’s World Cup which runs in six cities across the country (including Ottawa) from June 5 to July 6, 2015. 721 more words

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