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Canadian women are more than pulling their own weight in medal hauls
The Globe and Mail
“We have a strong culture of gender equality in Canada that provides these opportunities for women and encourages women to get involved in these sports,” she said. While Canadian female athletes' solid medal performance may come as a surprise for ...
Team Canada women to Team Canada men: 'Go get 'em!'
Canadian women's hockey team captain Hayley Wickenheiser, left, writes a letter with goalie Shannon Szabados, centre, and Brianne Jenner to encourage Canada's men's hockey team before its gold medal game with Sweden on Sunday. In this day of email ...
After Massachusetts approved such unions in 2004, Catherine Reid wondered about where marriage would lead. "There is no model for how two women go through this process," she says in this excerpt from "Falling Into Place," "just steps such as proving that neither one of us has syphilis."
Women's rights at risk in Afghanistan
They also have a lot to fear. Celebrating the fact that women's rights haven't been completely annihilated in the country is sort of like celebrating the fact that the lion growling at the base of the tree you're hiding in hasn't eaten you. You're ...
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Canada wins gold, silver in women's ski cross at Sochi Olympics
KRASNAYA POLYANA, RUSSIA—Four years ago, Marielle Thompson was sitting on her couch in front of the TV watching Canada's Ashleigh McIvor win Olympic gold in ski cross. “When I saw Ashleigh win, I thought, 'Wow, I could really do this.' She did it and ...
Rob Ford Jumps For Joy Over Canada's Women's Hockey Gold Medal Game
Huffington Post Canada
There's nothing Rob Ford loves more than subways and cutting taxes and sports. He looooves sports. During the Sochi Olympics he's tweeted his congratulations to many of Canada's Olympic medal winners. He's worn the jerseys of teams he loves to City ...
Somayya Jabarti is the first woman in Saudi Arabia to head a newspaper. Also this week, Syrian women who have fled to Lebanon are suffering severe stress and health problems.
Gold, silver for Canada in women's skicross final
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- Marielle Thompson won gold and Canadian teammate Kelsey Serwa took the silver in women's skicross Friday at the Sochi Olympics. They pulled ahead early in the final and finished well in front of Sweden's Anna Holmund ...
Gold and silver for Canada in women's skicross final
SOCHI, Russia -- Canadian women have done it again. Marielle Thompson of Whistler, B.C won a gold medal and Kelsey Serwa of Kelona, B.C., captured a silver medal in women's skicross Friday at the Sochi Winter Games. Both skiers crossed the finish line ...
Women's hockey final: A monumental rivalry, a spectacular finish for Canada
The Globe and Mail
At the Sochi Olympics, there have been magnificent triumphs for Canadian athletes (moguls skier Alex Bilodeau, bobsledders Kaillie Humphries, Heather Moyse) and disappointments, too (Charles Hamelin's crashes in short track speed skating). But nothing ...
Team Canada women to Team Canada men: 'Go get 'em!'CBC.ca (blog)
Canada's golden generation in women's hockey pulls it off one more time: FeschukToronto Star
Kiszla: Bad call mars classic USA-Canada women's hockey gameDenver Post
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Canada wins gold in women's hockey, beating USA in overtime
Hilary Knight #21 of the United States fights for control of the puck against Meaghan Mikkelson #12 and Shannon Szabados #1 of Canada during the Ice Hockey Women's Gold Medal Game on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome ...
Canada's golden generation in women's hockey pulls it off one more time: Feschuk
For a lot of the gold-medal blood feud between Canada and the United States, it looked as though all that pre-Olympic talk about Canada's women's hockey roster being too old and too slow was dead on. The U.S. appeared faster and surer and more ...
Canada wins gold in women's hockey with OT goal
SOCHI, Russia -- Canada captured a historic fourth Olympic gold medal in women's hockey Thursday with a 3-2 overtime win over the United States in a thrilling championship final. The only other women's team to win more consecutive Olympic gold is the ...
Canada's women's curlers sweep competition in Sochi
CTV News Barrie
Canada's curling women claimed gold after a stunning sweep in Sochi. Skipped by Winnipeg's Jennifer Jones, who is well-known in the area and trains in Barrie, the rink won every game in the competition. At the Barrie Curling Club, curlers were full of ...
The documentary about Laura Dekker's historic solo sail around the world at age 13 is particularly inspiring to female sailors around her age. It shows us that if we want to be skipper we have to want to assume control, says Clementine Furber. We can't be satisfied with less.
Maturity vs. speed: Previewing women's Canada-US hockey final
SOCHI, Russia -- To win a fourth straight Olympic gold medal, the Canadian women's hockey team must leverage its big-game experience up front to overcome the superior speed of the United States. Canada's dozen forwards have a combined 18 previous ...
Women's hockey final: A monumental rivalry, a spectacular finish for CanadaThe Globe and Mail
Canada Beats USA For Gold In Women's HockeyHuffington Post Canada
Canada wins gold in women's hockey, beating USA in overtimeGlobalnews.ca
NHL.com -Toronto Star -Yahoo Canada Sports (blog)
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"Now we are going to be very attentive to what is going to happen and we are going to work with the Ministry of Justice," one safety activist said after Karzai refused to sign a law that would have kept perpetrators of domestic abuse from facing justice.
Early marriages are subject to special pressures in the unstable conditions of refugee camp life in Jordan. The divorces that follow can be complicated by the questionable legal standing in which marriages are conducted.
Canada to meet the United States in women's hockey final
Topics. Sochi 2014. With Canada's 3-1 win over Switzerland and the United States 6-1 victory over Sweden the two women's hockey powerhouses will meet again in the Gold medal game on Thursday at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.
Canada advances to Olympic women's hockey final with 3-1 win over Swiss
SOCHI, Russia -- Canada will play for Olympic women's hockey gold again although their road through the tournament was less dominant than at previous Winter Games. A 3-1 win over a tenacious Switzerland and their indefatigable goaltender Florence ...
Women's hockey: Canada advances to gold-medal gameGlobalnews.ca
Canadian women to meet US for hockey gold after win over pesky Swiss teamThe Globe and Mail
Canada, US on collision course in women's hockeyToronto Sun
Habs Eyes on the Prize (blog) -ESPN
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