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Women's World Cup: Round of 16

There were some teams that had it harder than others in the Round of 16: Australia, Canada, England … but there were also scary flashes of defeat when Japan was playing the Netherlands, and China vs Cameroon. 253 more words

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Carrie Serwetnyk: For their own goal

For many athletes, the ultimate dream is to play for their country. To translate one’s blood, sweat and tears in return for the honour to wear the national jersey and sing the anthem before the flag is a deep and glorious satisfaction. 955 more words

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Women's World Cup: Highlights from the Third Round of Matches

The third and last round of the group stage had a few nail-biters: Spain vs Korea Republic, Canada vs Netherlands, Australia vs Sweden. The WWC has given us a little bit of everything in terms of quality and style, however Germany and Japan have – by far – been real standouts. 236 more words

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More wins means more money for teams still in contention at Women's World Cup

THE CANADIAN PRESS

VANCOUVER — Moving deeper into the Women’s World Cup means more prize money for Canada.

In qualifying for the quarter-finals with a 1-0 win over Switzerland on Sunday, the Canadians assured themselves at least $725,000 US. 184 more words

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Women's World Cup: Highlights from the Second Round of Matches

Here’s where things stand at the end of the second round of group matches: WWC Groups & Standings. As you can see across all groups, teams are quite close in points, which means that the third round of group stage matches will… 174 more words

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Women's World Cup: Highlights from the First Round of Matches

On top of volunteering for FIFA in the host city of Ottawa, I also have a Stadium Pass to all of the Ottawa matches + tickets to the Gold Medal game! 338 more words

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'The future is female': Girls' soccer in Ottawa gets a World Cup bump

Sparked by the Olympic success of the national women’s team, more Canadian girls are dreaming big and training hard to be the next Christine Sinclair. 4,615 more words

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