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Christine Sinclair leads Canadian soccer squad for Rio Olympics

TORONTO – Christine Sinclair leads a young Canadian soccer squad for the Rio Olympics.

It will be the third Olympics for Sinclair, who captained Canada to a memorable bronze in the 2012 Games on London. 348 more words

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Canadian women poised to be 'superstars' at the Rio Olympic Games

Clara Hughes will never forget her first trip to France as an elite cyclist back in the mid-90s.

“There was this old guy laughing at me like, ‘Girls don’t ride bikes. 1,024 more words

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FIFA Leadership: Now With More Women, Dancing, and Duckface

Inspired after listening to new FIFA GeneralSecretary @fatma_samoura #AuthenticLeader #didGoofyface & ACMilan SBoban pic.twitter.com/PdbUsezfCY

— Karina LeBlanc (@karinaleblanc) June 7, 2016

FIFA’s Female Leadership Development Programme (FLDP) concluded its first development module last week for 34 lucky participants from around the world.

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Canadian women's soccer team aims to make strides in Ottawa

It’s easy to lose perspective on the Canadian women’s soccer team of 2012.

Yes, that team. The one that got robbed by an official’s call against the USA in the London Olympic semifinal and rebounded to win a bronze medal over France. 1,137 more words

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Canadian women disappoint in 2-0 loss to Brazil in international soccer friendly

TORONTO — Marta scored twice as Brazil beat a disappointing Canada 2-0 on Saturday in an international women’s soccer friendly.

It was Canada’s first game on home soil since last summer’s World Cup. 609 more words

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Canada falls to Brazil in women's soccer friendly

A poor start sunk Canada’s women’s soccer team in an international friendly against Brazil on Saturday.

Two first half goals by Marta, considered one of the world’s best female footballers, led the Brazilians to a 2-0 win over Canada in Toronto. 503 more words

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Professional Athlete of the Week: Christine Sinclair

One of Canada’s best footballers (soccer players), Christine Sinclair is one of the top female goal scorers in the game. According to CBC Canada, she is so special because she’s “one of the game’s most prolific scorers and a talisman for Canada. 180 more words

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