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Top women's soccer players sue over artificial turf plans for World Cup
Top women's soccer players sue over artificial turf plans for World Cup

It's hard not to be amazed by the continuing incompetence of FIFA, world soccer's clueless governing body. Bribery scandals, opaqueness and general loathsomeness have come to define the organization over the last four decades. Now FIFA has managed to sink to new lows over its handling of next summer's Women's World Cup in Canada. This time the issue is grass — or rather the lack thereof. Because while FIFA refuses to allow the men's world championship to be played on anything other than natural grass, it's essentially banned that surface from next year's women's tournament. So a group of top players, led by U.S. stars Abby Wambach and...

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