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FIFA Officially Approves Turbans

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada Living

MONTREAL - Soccer's international rule-making body has given a final go-ahead to allow players to wear religious head coverings during games, clarifyi...

Three Killed In World Cup Stadium Collapse

CP | Tales Azzoni And Stan Lehman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada

SAO PAULO - Part of the stadium that will host the 2014 World Cup opener collapsed Wednesday, killing two workers and aggravating already urgent conce...

Why Christine Sinclair Is Above FIFA's Award Snub

Anthony Lopopolo | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada
Anthony Lopopolo

FIFA omitted Sinclair from its shortlist of players named for the female player of the year award. The Canadian soccer captain has influenced a whole generation of girls and boys who want to achieve what she has done. There is no trophy or accolade that, none that can measure her effect on Canadian soccer. So no, FIFA, your awards probably mean nothing to her.

Christine Sinclair Gets Cut From 'FIFA Player Of The Year' Shortlist

CP | Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada Living

SAO PAULO - Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta, and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo are the finalists for FIFA's male player of the year.But ...

10 Best Video Game Soundtracks

Huffington Post Music Canada | Jesse Ship | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada Music

It's not just the gaming -- the hyper-jumping, mega-blaster shooting, sword-fighting or robot-crashing action -- that makes a great video game. The...

FIFA Bans Mohamed Bin Hammam From Football For Life

The Canadian Press | Graham Dunbar, The Associated Press | Posted 09.22.2011 | Canada

ZURICH - FIFA banned Mohamed bin Hammam from all soccer duty for life on Saturday after finding him guilty of bribing presidential election voters.

A FIFA ethics panel ruled that the Qatari candidate conspired to pay Caribbean officials US$40,000 cash bribes to back his ultimately abandoned challenge to FIFA President Sepp Blatter.

Germany Beats Canada 2-1 At Women's Cup

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- BERLIN - Germany's mighty women's soccer squad proved too much for Canada on Sunday, defeating the resurgent Canadian team 2-1 i...

Quebec's Hijab Controversy: Bend it like Benkiran

Supriya Dwivedi | Posted 08.24.2011 | Canada
Supriya Dwivedi

Banning the hijab from soccer has nothing to do with multiculturalism, or reasonable accommodation. It is about people hiding behind the guise of rules in order to effectively discriminate against Muslim women.