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CBS News: Top women’s soccer players launch “turf war” against World Cup

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/top-womens-soccer-players-launch-turf-war-against-world-cup/ OCTOBER 1, 2014, 6:47 PM|Forty of the world’s best female soccer players filed suit against FIFA over what they consider to be gender discrimination. The issue at hand is next year’s
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Canadian Hall of Famer says women getting raw deal at soccer World Cup

http://www.ctvnews.ca/sports/canadian-hall-of-famer-says-women-getting-raw-deal-at-soccer-world-cup-1.2035429 Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, October 2, 2014 10:49 AM EDT Putting in real grass pitches for the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada would cost $2 m
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ELITE PLAYERS TO SUE FIFA IN TURF WAR

Alex Grimm/Getty Images Nadine Angerer is among the women named in a lawsuit against FIFA over the use of artificial turf at the Women’s World Cup. http://espn.go.com/espnw/news-commentary/article/11593274/elite-female-players-sue-fifa-canada-soccer-association-turf-use-women-wo
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Sports Illustrated: With Women’s World Cup on horizon, sexism remains part of FIFA culture

Photo: Alex Livesey/FIFA/Getty Images   BY GRANT WAHL Fri Sep. 12, 2014 Chances are, if you’re a woman and you’ve had much contact with the leadership of FIFA, you have a story to tell about sexism and soccer’s world governing body. U.S. forward Abby Wambach tells one from the ti
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CTV News Winnipeg: Soccer players push for grass over turf at women’s worlds

http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=443628&playlistId=1.2012228&binId=1.1164782&playlistPageNum=1
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TSN: CANADIAN SOCCER STAR KYLE ENTERS CONTROVERSY OVER WC TURF

http://www.tsn.ca/soccer/story/?id=461567 RICK WESTHEAD, TSN SENIOR CORRESPONDENT 9/12/2014 9:45:19 AM For the past year, FIFA and Canada’s soccer association has battled withering criticism that the world’s best women’s soccer players are being discriminated against
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Vancity Buzz: TURF INSTEAD OF GRASS FOR 2015 FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP AN ISSUE OF GENDER DISCRIMINATION OR COST?

http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2014/09/use-turf-fields-2015-fifa-womens-world-cup-stirring-debate-gender-discrimination/ Turf injuries were recently brought to light by basketball star Kobe Bryant who tweeted a picture of American professional player Sydney Leroux’s injuries after playing
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NPR: Artificial Turf Spurs Protests Against 2015 Women’s World Cup

https://soundcloud.com/wbez-worldview/artificial-turf-spurs-protests-against-2015-womens-world-cup   Female soccer players from around the world are outraged that the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada will be played on artificial turf. In a letter to FIFA from some of the top foot
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CTV Morning News Interview: Grass vs Turf

http://bc.ctvnews.ca/video?binId=1.1184756  
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The Equal Play team is thrilled to be working with by Olympic Medal designer Corrine Hunt & Jeweller Sandra Bars, in producing this beautiful sterling silver pendant as a symbol of equality and the rights of women and girls on and off the field.