The Dark Side of Brazil’s Love for Women’s Soccer

This summer's World Cup will bring together two things for which Brazil is internationally renowned: soccer and beautiful women. While Brazil's reputation for sexy ladies and futebol are mixed together in the advertising leading up to the games, it's another story on the field. The struggles of women attempting to break into the male-dominated world of soccer reveals the darker side of the beautiful game. For a country renowned for its passion and prowess in the sport, acceptance of … [Read more...]

2015 Women’s World Cup, coming to Canada

Canada will host and also be one of 24 nations taking part in the 2015 Women’s World Cup. (Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press) It's was made official this month: The best women's soccer players in the world are coming to Canada, 6 June to 5 July. The cities of Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal, and Moncton have been selected to host tournament matches. Halifax was also considered, but removed itself from contention in March 2012. Toronto decided not to bid, due to potential … [Read more...]

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