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Why the Women's World Cup Matters: In the News

New York Times: To End This Turf War, Unroll Sod

For the 1994 men’s World Cup matches at the Silverdome in Pontiac, Mich., grass was installed over the field’s artificial turf for about $2 million. BILL WAUGH / ASSOCIATED PRESS http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/08/22/sports/soccer/world-cup-has-precedent-of-installing-grass.html?smid=t
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CBC TV: St Agro FIFA

Here is a CBC TV interview on the Women’s World Cup turf controversy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHai3nTTFAo&feature=youtu.be  
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Female soccer players launch a turf war over next year’s Women’s World Cup

  http://www.pri.org/stories/2014-08-08/female-soccer-players-launch-turf-war-over-next-years-womens-world-cupPhoto Credit: Andy Clark/ReutersPRI’s The World Producer Andrea Crossan August 08, 2014 · 4:30 PM EDT The use of artificial turf has long been a controversial issue
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Globe & Mail: Law Firms say face soccer turf violates charter for women athletes

JEFF GRAY – LAW REPORTER The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Aug. 05 2014, 1:34 PM EDT http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/the-law-page/elite-law-firms-say-fake-soccer-turf-violates-charter-for-women-athletes/article19915686/   Making the world
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Toronto Star: Women’s Soccer World Cup in Canada faces human rights showdown over artificial turf

http://www.thestar.com/sports/soccer/2014/08/05/womens_soccer_world_cup_in_canada_faces_human_rights_showdown_over_artificial_turf.html Photo via Toronto Star By: Kevin McGran Sports Reporter, Published on Tue Aug 05 2014 Believing men would never be asked to play a World Cup game on
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Players retain legal counsel in fight against artificial turf at 2015 Women’s World Cup

JEFF KASSOUF AUGUST 5, 2014 BC Place in Vancouver will host the 2015 Women’s World Cup final. It is one of six venues that will be used, all featuring artificial turf. (Photo Copyright Harjeet Johal for The Equalizer) A group of top international soccer players has retained lega
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Bill Good Show: World Cup Wrap Up

https://soundcloud.com/cknwnewstalk980/bill-good-show-tue-july-15-canadian-soccer-hits-brazil​ Join me for a World Cup wrap up with Bill Good to hear about the amazing journey in Brazil. Here in this photo, I met a number of Canadians on my last day.
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Rush TV: World Cup Wrap up with Fiona Forbes and Carrie Serwetnyk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=te_eAcxj6so&feature=youtu.be   Published on Jul 17, 2014 Canadian Soccer Hall of Famer Carrie Serwetnyk reported from the 2014 World Cup and, following the sporting event’s conclusion, joined Fiona Forbes in studio back in Vancouver to sh
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Carrie Serwetnyk: The World Cup, Brazil and the Final laugh

Copacabana was a hedonistic and lawless state that balanced a symphony of cachaca, coconuts, footballs and bandits RIO DE JANEIRO — “It makes me laugh, it makes me laugh, it makes me laugh that you compare Messi to that male whore Neymar,” is the chant Argentines are howling through t
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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.