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Portland to Host 2016 International Gay and Lesbian Football Association World Championship

Portland has secured the bid for one of the biggest LGBT sporting events in the world, the 2016 International Gay and Lesbian Football Association World Championship. Portland, a surprise choice when pitted against a rival proposal from New York, won the bid after an extended deadline and a multi-agency effort to to bring the tournament to the Northwest. The Net Rippers Football Club, an LGBT soccer club in Portland, were…

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U.S. Women’s Soccer Team to play in Portland on November 28

U.S. Soccer has added has added two more matches to the U.S. Women’s National Team Fan Tribute Tour, presented by Panasonic, with games against Ireland on Nov. 28 in Portland, Ore., and Dec. 1 in Glendale, Ariz. The 2012 London Olympics gold medalists will host their sixth leg of the tour in Portland at JELD-WEN Field, the home of Major League Soccer’s Portland Timbers, and then face Ireland at the…

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U.S. Women’s Soccer Team to play in Portland on September 22

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team will return to the field for the first time since the conclusion of the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup when it faces Canada during friendly matches in September, including a matchup at JELD-WEN Field in Portland on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m. on ESPN2 and ESPN3.com Tickets, starting at $22, go on sale to the public Friday, Aug. 12, at 10 a.m. local…

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Goalie Wars to start in Portland

Watch out for flying soccer balls when the Goalie Wars start at East Delta Park. It won’t be real combat, just the nation’s fastest growing extreme sport. The National Goalie War Association (NGWA) will be presenting the Northwest Regional Goalie War Challenge on Saturday, June 28, 2008. Goalie War is an intense battle of shots and saves, the most exciting part of the world’s most popular sport… soccer. In this…

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News Release – U.S. Women’s Soccer vs. Mexico at PGE Park

The Oregon Sports Authority announced today that the U.S. Women’s Soccer National Team will play Mexico in a match at PGE Park on October 17 at 7 p.m. The game will follow the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup being staged from Sept. 10-30 in China. “We are excited to bring the newest generation of women’s soccer superstars back to Portland,” said Drew Mahalic, CEO of the Oregon Sports Authority, which helped…

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