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  1. Canada court promises no reprisals for women in 2015 World Cup tu...

    The players suing against the use of artificial turf at the 2015 Women's World Cup won a partial victory Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  2. Is Bigger Better For Women's World Cup?

    Jeff Carlisle

    Growing the Women's World Cup from 16 teams to 24 might mean more routs next summer, but in the long run, the level of play across the globe should rise, more international stars will be seen and upsets in the group stage might not matter as much.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2014
  3. Jerome Valcke - FIFA is not discriminating against women's game

    PA Sport

    FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke has said it is "a nonsense" to suggest playing the Women's World Cup on artificial turf next summer is an indication of discrimination. Speaking in a news conference on the eve of the Canada 2015 draw, which takes...

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2014
  4. FC Dallas forward Tesho Akindele gets MLS Rookie of Year honors

    FC Dallas forward Tesho Akindele was named Major League Soccer's 2014 Rookie of the Year on Monday, after a season that saw the 22-year-old move from NCAA Division II play to national team consideration in both his native Canada and the United States...

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2014
  5. Sydney Leroux Explains Why Turf Is Terrible For Soccer Players

    Julie Foudy

    The downside to playing on turf means a lot more than suffering turf burns. Sydney Leroux tells Julie Foudy how her body feels after playing on turf and how the surface changes the way she plays soccer and even forces her to strike the ball differently.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2014
  6. OK, Seriously, FIFA -- What Are You Thinking?

    Kate Fagan

    At this point in the turf versus grass debate, it's important to step back, give FIFA the benefit of the doubt and ... all right, never mind, soccer's governing body insistence on making the Women's World Cup play out on turf just makes no sense.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2014
  7. Canada declines to enter mediation with players over World Cup tu...

    Doug McIntyre

    The Canadian Soccer Association will not engage in mediation with a group of elite female players who want the CSA and FIFA to reconsider the plan to host next summer's Women's World Cup in Canada on artificial turf fields.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2014
  8. Women's soccer stars in court mediation to resolve Canada World C...

    Doug McIntyre

    A group of the world's top female soccer players will participate in mediation with the Canadian Soccer Association to resolve their dispute over the use of artificial turf fields at the FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2014
  9. FIFA cites study saying turf as safe as grass for Women's World C...

    There is no greater risk of injury playing soccer on artificial turf vs. natural grass, FIFA said on Friday citing a study in Sweden.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2014
  10. FC Dallas' Tesho Akindele declines Canada invite

    ESPN staff

    FC Dallas rookie Tesho Akindele declined an invitation to join the Canada national team for their training camp next week. Canada confirmed Akindele's decision as they announced their squad to face Panama in a friendly on Nov. 18. Akindele, 22, was b...

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2014
  11. U.S. Women's Soccer Puts Best Foot Forward, Takes Big First Step

    Graham Hays

    The 6-0 win was a commanding performance by the U.S., but it was against a team that is a far cry from Brazil, France, Germany, Japan or any other power -- including Canada, host of next summer's World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2014
  12. U.S. confirms Hope Solo included in CONCACAF qualifier squad for ...

    Goalkeeper Hope Solo and veterans Christine Rampone and Abby Wambach are among the players on the U.S. national team's roster for the upcoming CONCACAF championship.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2014
  13. U.S. women's national soccer team inadvertently releases 20-playe...

    The U.S. women's national team inadvertently posted its 20-player roster for the upcoming CONCACAF championship, which serves as qualifying for the World Cup next year in Canada.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  14. Abby Wambach, other players file lawsuit in Canada over 2015 Wome...

    A group of elite players has filed a lawsuit in Canada challenging plans to play the 2015 Women's World Cup on artificial turf.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  15. FIFA insists Women's World Cup will be on artificial turf

    Associated Press

    A FIFA official says there are no plans to reconsider playing the Women's World Cup on artificial turf.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  16. Elite female players to sue FIFA, Canada Soccer Association over ...

    Doug McIntyre

    More than 40 top female soccer players are preparing to sue FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association next week over the use of artificial turf

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2014