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‘Workers Cup’ Film Highlights The Complicated Preparations For The 2022 World Cup

In Qatar, workers balance their love of soccer with the burden of treacherous work conditions.

As the World Cup continues to capture the attention of people around the world, there’s another side of soccer that filmmaker Adam Sobel hopes to expose in his new documentary “The Workers Cup.”

The film explores the use of migrant labor workers from India, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Nepal, and Africa as they tirelessly work to build the 2022 World Cup Facilities in Qatar.

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Costa Rica Skate Park Honors Fallen Youth Advocate And Builds Community

“When Luzo was killed, it seemed like a big red flag that San Rafael could really use a safe place for these kids to go to.”

Luis Diego “Luzo” Zumbado was loved in San Rafael, Costa Rica.

As a member of the skateboarding group San Rafael Extremo, he encouraged local children to skate and tried to establish safe places for them to do so. Locals saw him as a protector of youth, and through skateboarding, he had hoped to provide a safe haven away from the gangs that had infiltrated San Rafael.

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Meet The Woman Behind A Groundbreaking Pakistani Girls Soccer League

“Soccer can help build that self-confidence on the field, which enables them to go out into the world and break other gender stereotypes that girls in Pakistan face.”

Behind concrete walls that span several feet high in the bustling streets of Karachi, Pakistan, Mashal Hussain stands on the side of the soccer field, looking on at the group of girls playing.

The girls are laughing and smiling, dripping in sweat from running around in the hot and humid conditions.

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This Paralympics Snowboarding Champion Is Using Her Gold Medals To Change The Conversation About Disabled People

She was the first amputee to be featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, but she didn't stop there.

Paralympian gold medal winner Brenna Huckaby. Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images.

Brenna Huckaby, 22, went to the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang with one goal in mind: to win the gold. Standing on the top of the mountain with her snowboard, she felt she had done everything to prep for the games. And the American snowboarder, who would compete in the snowboard cross and banked slalom, was ready.

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A Training Camp That Arms Female Broadcasters For The World Of Sports

Fox Sports’ Laura Okmin teaches women how to navigate the playing field.

Rachael Lackner was at a crossroads in her career. Should she stay in her online job or follow her dream of becoming a sports reporter? A graduate of the University of South Carolina, the 23-year-old needed guidance, “I was looking for some direction to practice my on-camera skills,” Lackner says.

Then she saw an online post for Galvanize, which billed itself as a training camp for young women in sports journalism. She had heard of these boot camps before, but it was the endorsement of a friend that convinced Lackner to decide to give it a try.

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The Battle Over Trump And Women’s Golf Didn’t Help The Sport

A former LPGA player says women athletes deserve attention instead of controversy.

LPGA golfer So Yeon Ryu. Photo by Keith Allison/Wikimedia Commons.

The Women’s U.S. Open in golf is the most prestigious tournament the ladies play. This year, extra attention was paid to the tournament due to its location: Trump National Golf Club, one of 17 courses owned by the president.

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