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Will the Canadian Soccer Association take a stand for rights?


The Canadian Soccer Association will have a say in whether Israel is given the “red card’ by FIFA’s Congress on May 29th. Read more on how this is likely to play out based on my recent conversation with the CSA General Secretary, Peter Montopoli. 759 more words

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Voyageurs Cup: Snow in Edmonton forces postponement of Wednesday's Whitecaps game

Update (12:45 p.m. PT): according to Rogers Sportsnet, who air the Amway Canadian Championship (fancy name for the Voyageurs Cup), Wednesday night’s game has been postponed. 608 more words

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How will Canada vote on the proposed suspension of Israel from FIFA?

The International Football Federation (FIFA) which meets in Zurich on May 28-29 will consider whether to suspend the Israeli Football Association (IFA). Victor Montagliani (r), President of the Canadian Soccer Association (CSA), will have a vote. 528 more words

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FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy Tour & 100 Best Goals

The FIFA Women’s World Cup is hosting a Trophy Tour, which kicked off in Ottawa on April 1st and will make its way across the country to its final destination: Vancouver. 89 more words


BC Place turf replacement plan finalized; new surface slated for late May

Following a month-long tendering process, B.C. Pavilion Corporation (PavCo) announced on Friday the new artificial surface for BC Place Stadium will be delivered by German supplier PolyTan. 240 more words

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Mission 2015: World Cup dream for goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc

Karina LeBlanc knows how to save a goal and she clearly knows how to sell the game of soccer.

Wednesday morning she picked up the phone and sold a caller 100 tickets to 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup games in Ottawa. 1,011 more words

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