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You'd think she was the first person to make a mistake.
The right for women to play and attend sports is still, very literally, not an equal playing field. We have only to look as far as the complaint that female FIFA athletes filed to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario to know this is true. But, sadly, we cannot stop there. In other words, we must not mistake a win at the World Cup as a win for women's rights. In fact, just last Wednesday as my Canadian daughter sat in the stadium cheering France to victory, men in Tehran were protesting women being allowed--in very limited numbers--inside Iranian stadiums. We have a long way to go.
There's plenty of reason to celebrate for Germany, after the country's soccer team claimed victory at the 2014 World Cup
Most of the world may be paying attention to the World Cup taking place in Brazil right now, but Canada is gearing up for
Although Belgium was eliminated from the World Cup last Saturday, it wasn’t a total loss for one fan. While the country competed
"Unlike the Olympics," Nigel Reed, a commentator for CBC Sports, notes, "the World Cup is the only truly, single-sport global event." And that means the pressure's on. Don't feel it? Note that when England lost on penalty kicks against Argentina in the 1998 World Cup, the number of heart attacks in Britain jumped 25 per cent. It's a game, yes, but it's so much more.
All bow down to Lionel Messi. Argentina's forward and captain scored in stoppage time to give the team a 1-0 win over Iran
Talk-show host and comedian John Oliver was the talk of the Internet last week for his scathing, and at times, hilarious
Canadians may not have a home team to cheer on during the World Cup, but we’re still getting in on the action, buying flags
The World Cup is upon us. For people who follow soccer, it's the culmination of four years of restless waiting. For anyone