Olympic Soccer Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Women's National Team to boycott IIHF World ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Stanley Cup of Chowder

    In a statement shared across social media on Wednesday, members of the U.S. Women's National Team announced that they will not be participating in the IIHF Women's World Championships unless "significant progress" is made in their fight for equal wages. US WNT will not play in 2017 World Championship due to stalled negotiations over fair wages and support from USA Hockey #BeBoldForChange pic.twitter.com/LYphd7uT38 The statement has been retweeted with resounding support from other athletes, including Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan of the U.S. Women's Soccer Team.

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  2. Why the U.S. Women's Hockey Team Is Boycotting the World ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Self.com

    The team has tried for over a year to settle a wage dispute with USA Hockey. Now, they're taking a stand.

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  3. Equal Pay Complaint Causes U.S. Women's National Hockey Team to Boycott World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Teen Vogue

    Equal pay is making headlines again, this time in the world of sports. The U.S. Women's National Hockey Team has announced that it'll be skipping the 2017 World Championships because of a lack of progress made by USA Hockey, the sport's governing board in America for teams of all genders, to afford the women's team members pay equal to their male peers.

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  4. USA v Finland Women's Ice HockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Hilary Knight celebrates her goal against Finland during the first period of a game at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, on Feb. 8, 2014. Hilary Knight celebrates her goal against Finland during the first period of a game at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, on Feb. 8, 2014.

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  5. U.S. women threaten world hockey boycottRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Yahoo Sports

    The U.S. women's national hockey team has had enough with what it claims are inequities and mistreatment at the hands of USA Hockey. The players announced on Wednesday that they would not play in the 2017 IIHF Women's World Championship , which begins in Plymouth, Michigan, on March 31, unless "significant progress has been made on the year-long negotiations with USA Hockey over fair wages and equitable support."

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  6. Heather Reid says W-League needs to lift their marketing game in wake of AFLWRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

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  7. Weightlifting: Russians hoping to overturn one-year banRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Reuters

    Russian weightlifting is hoping to persuade the sport's world governing body to overturn a planned new one-year ban after starting an anti-doping program that it says is an example others could follow. Less than a year ago, Russia was banned from the Olympic Games and severely criticized by the International Weightlifting Federation for its "shocking and disappointing statistics" on doping.

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  8. Five world athletics championships facing bribery probe: sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2015 | Reuters

    French prosecutors investigating whether bribery was involved in the award of the 2021 world athletics championships to the U.S. city of Eugene are also looking into several other host city decisions, a source close to the case said on Friday. The inquiry, one of a group of French probes into cash-for-votes allegations surrounding the award of sporting events around the world, is looking at decisions by the International Association of Athletics Federations to give their blue riband event to Doha , London , Beijing and Moscow , the source told Reuters.

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  9. Brazil Olympian Leticia De Souza fitting in just fine for Baylor track and field teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    The athlete needs time to assimilate to their new environment, to college life. There are new teammates and coaches to get to know.

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  10. LA2024 head says Trump will alter travel policy if Olympics bid winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Reuters

    The head of Los Angeles's bid for the 2024 Olympics said on Thursday President Donald Trump will make accommodations to his travel ban should the city beat out Paris for the right to host the summer Games. Gene Sykes said Trump, who last month issued his first public support for the LA2024 bid, not only wants Los Angeles to host the Olympics but will "make accommodations" to his policies and ensure "free access to people" to compete.

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  11. US must allow access if bids for 2026 World Cup - FIFARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The United States would have to grant entry to players, officials and fans from any country that qualified if it won the right to host the 2026 World Cup finals, soccer body FIFA said on Thursday. The World Cup Trophy is seen during the preliminary draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup at Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia July 25, 2015.

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  12. Under valued, under funded, under the radar - women's sport seek change in New ZealandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The decision by captain Abby Erceg to walk away from the New Zealand women's soccer team at the age of 27 did not come as a shock to sports academic Sarah Leberman, who views her experience as typical for female athletes in the country. USA's Alex Morgan and New Zealand's Abby Erceg struggle for possession during their women's quarter final soccer match at the London 2012 Olympic Games at St James' Park in Newcastle, northern England August 3, 2012.

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  13. Nike unveils sports hijab for Muslim women athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | The Japan Times

    The Nike Pro Hijab has been in development for a year, the company said. Athletes contributed input into the product, and figure skater Zahra Lari was among those who tested it.

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  14. Amateur Updtate: New format for Star of North GamesRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    Minnesota's first-ever Olympic-style multi-sport event, named the Star of the North Games, was held in St. Cloud in 1988. Rochester first served as the Star of the North Games host in 1990, and then again in 1992, 1994, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2012 and 2015 - more than any other city in Minnesota.

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  15. Athletics: Lyles and Berry set world indoor bests at U.S. champsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Reuters

    Mar 4, 2017; Albuquerque, NM, USA: Noah Lyles poses after winning the 300m in a world rcord 31.87 during the USA Indoor Championships at Albuquerque Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Mar 4, 2017; Albuquerque, NM, USA: Gwen Berry poses after winning the women's weight throw in a world record 84-0 during the USA Indoor Championships at Albuquerque Convention Center.

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  16. Stockton inducted into WCC Hall of HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. Former Gonzaga men's basketball great John Stockton was inducted into the West Coast Conference Hall of Honor Saturday morning during the WCC Induction Brunch at the Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev.

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  17. Olympics: Repeat Olympic bidders to pay less, IOC's Bach in newspaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Cities bidding for the Olympic Games for a second consecutive time should not have to start from scratch and can pay less than first-timers, IOC President Thomas Bach was reported as saying on Friday. Football Soccer - FIFA Awards Ceremony - Zurich, Switzerland - 09/01/17.

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  18. Carriers Push Content Onto Screens in Bid to Be More Than a PipeRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | The Washington Post

    In the decade since the iPhone redefined the smartphone industry, mobile devices have morphed from displaying three-second GIFs to streaming elaborate content. Now carriers want to deliver big-ticket television events like the Olympics to add exclusive, sticky programming and stay relevant with younger consumers.

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  19. Ukrainian Tereshchuk stripped of Beijing pentathlon bronzeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2012 | Reuters

    Viktoriya Tereshchuk failed a doping test and has been stripped of the bronze medal she won in the women's modern pentathlon at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday. Tereshchuk, a world champion in 2011, could face further sanctions, including a ban imposed by the sport's governing body.

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  20. Phelps urges U.S. lawmakers to push for anti-doping reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Reuters

    Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps testifies before the House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee about anti-doping policy in international sport, in Washington February 28, 2017. Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps whispers to Olympic gold medalist Adam Nelson as they testify before the House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee about anti-doping policy in international sport in Washington February 28, 2017.

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