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US soccer star Alex Morgan confused about Tokyo Olympic policy on children

Thursday, July 1st, 2021
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U.S. soccer player Alex Morgan leaves for the Tokyo Olympics in a week's time but says she is still unsure whether eased restrictions for nursing mothers will allow her to bring her 1-year-old daughter with her.

Jonathan David a key to Canadian men unlocking deep run in CONCACAF Gold Cup

Tuesday, June 29th, 2021
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When the Canadian men’s team competes in next month’s CONCACAF Gold Cup, it’ll do so with one of the brightest young prospects in European club soccer as a reference point. No, not just Alphonso Davies, but 21-year-old Ottawa native Jonathan David from France's Lille OSC.

Lloyd, Rapinoe headline U.S. women’s Olympic roster

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021
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The U.S. women's soccer team that will compete at this year's Tokyo Olympics will have a familiar look as Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan were among a slew of experienced players named to the national squad on Wednesday.

Canada women’s soccer coach Bev Priestman hopes for improved play against Brazil

Sunday, June 13th, 2021
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After taking a "little bit of a step backwards" in a scoreless draw against the Czech Republic, Canada coach Bev Priestman wants to see improvements against Brazil on Monday.