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Canada's women's basketball team beats US for historic gold
Pan Am Games women's basketball Canada forward Natalie Achonwa (11) reacts with her teammates after defeating the United States during second half to win the gold medal at the Pan American Games in Toronto on Monday, July 20, 2015.
Canada wins historic Pan Am women's basketball goldToronto Star
Pan Am Games daily digest: Canada beats the US to win women's basketball gold ...National Post
Canada women's advance to hoops gold-medal game vs. USAToronto Sun
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Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games will be a preview of what the future holds for ...
It was October 2011, and on a podium in southwest Mexico, Canada's women were Pan American soccer champions. The scene was antithetical from their fate at last month's Women's World Cup: dejectedly sprawled on the turf in Vancouver after a 2-1 loss to ...
Canada downs Venezuela in women's water poloGlobalnews.ca
Pan Am Games: Canada downs Venezuela in women's water polo, men have ...Yahoo Canada Sports
Pan Ams: Canada downs Venezuela in women's water...London Community News
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Girl's soccer in Canada: from small beginnings to hosting the Women's World Cup - The Gazette • Western University's Student Newspaper
The Gazette • Western University's Student Newspaper
Girl's soccer in Canada: from small beginnings to hosting the Women's World Cup
The Gazette • Western University's Student Newspaper
The next step is to build on the success of the tournament and establish a strong image of women's soccer in Canada. Many local professional coaches, competitive female athletes and soccer enthusiasts agree the sport is growing in London; however ...
Growing women's soccer in Canada after the World CupThe Globe and Mail
Women's World Cup May Seem Like a Feminist Fairy Tale, But the Fight's Not OverRH Reality Check
NYC celebrates Women's World Cup winners with paradeYahoo Canada Sports
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Canada falls out of FIFA women's top 10 rankings
TORONTO -- Canada has slipped out of FIFA's top 10 in the wake of its quarter-final loss to England at the Women's World Cup. The host Canadians entered the tournament in eighth spot. On Friday, they dropped to 11th. Only Spain (No. 19, down five) fell ...
Canada falls out of FIFA's top rankings after Women's World CupGlobalnews.ca
Funding to celebrate women's soccer win flopsCNBC
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Advocates decry public shaming after video of daylight Calgary parking-lot ...
Feminists and sexual health advocates are weighing in on the vitriol of online shaming that has blown up on social media in the last two days after an anonymous posting o two men and one woman having sex in what appears to be a Calgary outdoor public ...
Manpreet Kaur first woman from Sask. to win Miss Punjaban Canada
The 28-year-old competed against 10 women from across Canada to become the first Saskatchewan woman to win the title. She's passionate about her local Punjabi community and told CBC News she has always wanted to participate in a beauty pageant.
Women's rugby sevens team hopes to win support of nation
In the recent FIFA Women's World Cup, the Canadians played five soccer matches over three weeks. This weekend, at the Pan Am Games, Canada's rugby players will hit the pitch for that many matches in just two days. Then, all being well, their sixth ...
Rugby women watched soccer sisters bloomCambridge Times
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National Women's Hockey League Explores Canada for Talent
While all four teams and a number of the players are from the United States, the NWHL have begun a 4-stop tour in Canada in search of Canadian talent, beginning in Montreal this past week. “It went really well, we didn't have quite as many people out ...
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These workers, predominantly female, are still excluded from the basic minimum wage and overtime protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Labor Department is waiting for a district court ruling to change that.
Focus on 'family violence' in cases of missing, murdered aboriginal women ...
Last month, RCMP delivered an update on missing and murdered aboriginal women in Canada, a report that led many to put the onus for reform on aboriginal families and communities. "Our 2015 update confirms the unmistakable connection between ...
Canada waited until end of Women's World Cup to sanction Russian company ...
Questions are being raised over why the Conservative government waited until the last week of the FIFA Women's World Cup to sanction a Russian gas company that was one of the soccer tournament's largest sponsors. State-controlled Gazprom was among ...
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Other great July 10 openers include "What We Did on Our Holiday," a British dramedy set in the Scottish highlands; the documentary "Do I Sound Gay?" and the fascinating, must-see "Tangerine," shot in Los Angeles with an iPhone 5s.
Canada ties Brazil in women's water polo as Pan Am Games begin
Canada is in a preliminary round pool with Brazil, Venezuela and Puerto Rico. The Pan Am Games tournament began well in advance of Friday's opening ceremonies so it wouldn't conflict with the schedule for the 2015 world aquatic championships later this ...
Canada earns 7-7 tie in women's water polo at Pan Am GamesCP24 Toronto's Breaking News
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"The Homestretch," profiles three homeless teens in Chicago. Here, find GlobalGirl Media Chicago's video coverage of one the many screenings now taking place around the country.
Women with children are being incarcerated at a rising rate, with ominous implications for girls in particular. "Children typically model their behaviors based on the parent that is the same sex, so missing that female figure is critical," says one advocate. Story reported with Annie Geng.
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer is pushing for a ticker-tape parade for the team, an honor that would signal that the women's global game has really come of age. But crowds in bars like this are also a good indicator.
Fox Sports says its viewership last night doubled that of ESPN’s final match in Women’s World Cup 2011. One commentator, meanwhile, advises Carli Lloyd to move fast to capture financial gains from her sudden star status after scoring three of the game’s five goals.
From early marriage and increased gender-based violence to a higher risk of death during pregnancy, the consequences post-war continue. The blockade and successive wars are also taking a toll on the mental health of Gaza residents.
If you reach retirement age without any Social Security checks to keep you going, it often means you just keep on doing the same unpaid or low-wage work. "These women are an invisible population," says the leader of an advocacy group.
The Canadian tournament is sure to leave its mark on sports history. It was played in the shadows of a huge FIFA scandal but under a hot summer sun that heated the artificial turf in some fields to 120 degrees Farenheit.