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Perfect Germany progress, Haiti go out fighting
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Perfect Germany progress, Haiti go out fighting

Editor’s note: This was originally published on FIFA.com Germany finished the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup group stage with a perfect record after a 3-2 victory against Haiti at Vannes’s Stade de la Rabine. Laura Freigang opened the scoring from close range, before Kristin Kogel doubled the lead shortly after the break. Klara Buhl made…

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Get to Know Haiti Women’s Under 20 National Team Captain.
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Get to Know Haiti Women’s Under 20 National Team Captain.

Editorial note: This article was originally posted on FIFA.com. Nerilia Mondesir is the captain of Haiti’s U-20 women’s team Haiti have qualified for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup for the first time ever Mondesir: “We’re not afraid of anyone” When she set off for France in June 2017, leaving her family and friends behind, Haiti’s…

EXCLUSIVE: Lack of Support from Haitian Government and Influencers, Says Haiti Lacrosse Team Captain
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EXCLUSIVE: Lack of Support from Haitian Government and Influencers, Says Haiti Lacrosse Team Captain

With just a few weeks until the championship games and the reality of the the unlikelihood of their attendance looming, the team pushed forward with fundraising for the 2018 championships. After missing their financial mark for the 2018 World Lacrosse Championships, the team is doing just that: pushing forward, with the support of some Haitians and the help of their American-born team captain.

Haitian-Japanese Naomi Osaka Beats Out Serena Williams
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Haitian-Japanese Naomi Osaka Beats Out Serena Williams

MIAMI, Fl (Reuters) – Naomi Osaka continued her stunning run of form with a 6-3 6-2 victory over 23-times grand slam champion Serena Williams in the first round of the Miami Open on Wednesday, the latest big win for the 20-year-old Japanese player. Osaka backed up last week’s Indian Wells title triumph with a brilliant…

Brazil Has Pinned Its Hope on Neymar for Olympic Gold
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Brazil Has Pinned Its Hope on Neymar for Olympic Gold

By Laurent-Jude Boisrond-Canal

The distinctive feature of the Rio Olympic soccer tournament is that all of the 16 teams are composed of players, who are all under 23 years old. Every continent is represented. The teams qualify either by winning a tournament, by being in good standing, or be the host country.

Rio Olympics Games 2016 : Men’s Basketball Tournament
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Rio Olympics Games 2016 : Men’s Basketball Tournament

By Laurent-Jude Boisrond-Canal

There will be roughly 10,500 athletes from 206 countries, participating in 28 sports, 42 disciplines, and 306 events over the course of 21 days during the Rio Olympics Games. These Olympic games will be the first held in South America, and only the third time the games will be played in the southern hemisphere after Melbourne’s 1956 games and Sydney’s 2000 Olympic games. Rio was selected over Madrid, Tokyo and Chicago.

France vs. Portugal: A Well-Proportioned Final
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France vs. Portugal: A Well-Proportioned Final

By Laurent-Jude Boisrond-Canal

On Sunday soccer fans across the world are expecting an amazing match between France and Portugal. France, the host of the month-long European championship, qualified for the finals after defeating powerful Germany by an indelible 2-0 score.

Ecuador Beat Haiti 4-0 At Copa Match
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Ecuador Beat Haiti 4-0 At Copa Match

Photo Credit: Garry Pierre-Pierre EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Enner Valencia scored and had two assists to help Ecuador beat Haiti 4-0 on Sunday night and advance to the Copa America quarterfinals for the first time since 1997. Ecuador (1-0-2), which locked up second in Group B play, will play Group A winner United States…

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