Upfront and Onside: Dispatches on the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada

Throughout the Women's World Cup an array of accomplished writers and scholars filed regularly from Canada with an eye on bringing a wide-ranging scope to the 2015 tournament. The stories spanned different nations, teams, aspects and elements of the competition while bringing attention to some of the bigger and some of the under-the-radar storylines during the seventh Women's World Cup.

The cast of writers includes: Laurent Dubois, Jean Williams, Brenda Elsey, Jennifer Doyle, Shireen Ahmed, Joshua Nadel and Lindsay Sarah Krasnoff.

From the history of the sport to team-specific profiles and more, below is the entire running series of Upfront and Offside: Dispatches on the Women's World Cup.

 
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GALLERY: Opening day of Women's World Cup

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