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Ottawa braces for the women's World Cup as players trickle in

The rule of thumb on these pages is to genuflect at the altar of professional men’s sport.

This June and early July, it will be the women’s time to shine – women playing soccer for the love of the game, a world removed from the stench of the FIFA bribery scandal unveiled by U.S. 796 more words

Soccer

Women's World Cup 2015, More Than A Trophy For Canada

A spot on the podium was all Canada wanted.

London. 2012. Summer Olympics. A back-and-forth semi-final against the United States ending in utter heartbreak and sheer agony, after a number of questionable calls by the referee lead to a 4-3 defeat. 842 more words

Soccer

Coca-Cola and Christine Sinclair team up for historic ad campaign

As momentum for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup builds up among Canadian sports fans, Coca-Cola Canada has greatly contributed to sparking interest. Its most recent TV spot celebrates the women’s game while paying tribute to one of the Canadian team’s all-time greats. 403 more words

Women's Soccer

World Cup team previews: Canada

ESPNW is running thumbnail profiles of all 24  teams competing in the World Cup, which starts June 6.

First up: The host, Canada (in Group A, with China New Zealand and the Netherlands): 176 more words

2015 World Cup

Female soccer stars immortalized on commemorative Canadian postage stamp

As the 2015 FIFA Womens’ World Cup approaches quickly, host country Canada is immortalizing several of its soccer heroes. Canada Post is issuing a commemorative postage stamp featuring Christina Sinclair and Kadeisha Buchanan. 354 more words

Women's Soccer

Christine Sinclair keeps her focus on the pitch ahead of 2015 Women's World Cup

Not a lot rattles Christine Sinclair. Not even the eyes of a nation.

Sinclair is doubling as striker and as ambassador for Canada when her native country hosts the Women’s World Cup starting in June. 950 more words

Sports

Canada Soccer looks to Edmonton to help Team Canada ramp up Women's World Cup momentum

The occasion was the unveiling of a Canada Post commemorative stamp featuring Canadian soccer icon Christine Sinclair and emerging star Kadeisha Buchanan, but ticket sales were as much on the mind of Canada Soccer General Secretary Peter Montopoli as stamps. 635 more words

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