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Madness in Vancouver -- USA score 4 early to win Women's World Cup 5-2

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Defending champs Japan advance to World Cup Canada 2015 second round

Defending World Cup champions Japan won their group and advanced to the second round with a 2-1 victory over Cameroon in Vancouver on Friday night. 72 more words

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October Soccer: Canada WNT vs Japan

Canada scheduled two exhibition matches with Japan this month, one on October 25 (Video 2) and the other on October 28 (Video 1). Match highlights below!

Video 1: October 28

Video 2: October 25

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"Japan edge Australia to win Women's Asian Cup"

As reported by the FIFA World Cup Canada 2015 Committee:

“World champions Japan edged Australia 1-0 to win their first AFC Women’s Asian Cup title in a hard-fought final in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday. 105 more words

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Homare Sawa: Nadeshiko Japan's Star Player

The Japan Daily Press features a series of articles about Homare Sawa and the Nadeshiko Japan. One published in January 2013 features comments made by Sawa about the need for more diverse representations of women soccer players that expand our vision and understanding of who plays soccer and where it’s popular (full article… 113 more words

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Olympics: The United States Takes Gold, Canada Wins Bronze

On Thursday, the United States Women’s National Team claimed its fourth Olympic Gold Medal by besting Japan 2:1 in front of eighty-thousand spectators at Wembley Stadium. 159 more words

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