September 16, 2021

U.S. women’s soccer team still second-class after World Cup win

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By Sam Laird From Mashable Five months after they won the World Cup and were feted with a parade down Manhattan’s Canyon of Heroes, the U.S. women’s national team still can’t get a proper pitch to play on. Over the past week, the U.S. women’s soccer team has lost star midfielder Megan Rapinoe to serious […]

Women’s World Cup players threaten FIFA with gender discrimination suit

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By Sam Laird From Mashable Alleging gender discrimination, dozens of top female soccer players have threatened to sue FIFA, world soccer’s governing body, and the Canadian Soccer Association over artificial playing surfaces planned to be used for the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada. Artificial surfaces are widely considered inferior to actual grass for top-level […]