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Canada vs United States 2014 World Lacrosse Championship Gold Medal Game 2018 FIL Schedule
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NEW: 2018 FIL Schedule Released

When the 2018 FIL Schedule for the World Lacrosse Championships gets released, the event gets a lot more real. Well, it's out, and it's here! The field has been SET, the 2018 FIL Schedule is all lined up, and medals, glory, and all out competition are coming up quick.
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Throwback Thursday: USA – Canada 1990 Video

The lacrosse world championships traveled down under to Perth, Australia in 1990 but playing in the Southern Hemisphere didn't do much to change the pecking order for national teams. Canada and the US obviously matched up for a great game and the video picks up the play with the US up 5-2 early in the second quarter.
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New Video: 2006 Japan Hidden Ball Trick

Earlier this week we put up a video from 2010, featuring a Japan Hidden Ball Trick. The announcers called it the first successful hidden ball trick, but we knew that couldn't be true. Thanks to Kentaro Shimizu, we now KNOW that the statement was false, because we've got video evidence from 2006!
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2010 Video: International Hidden Ball Trick

If you believe the announcers on the video, this is the first time the hidden ball trick has ever been successfully pulled off at the World Championships. I can't imagine that is actually true, as Canada has been playing in that thing forever, but that's not the point.
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Awesome Women’s World Cup Video

Inside you can find a GREAT video on the 2013 FIL World Cup, which took place in Oshawa, Ontario. The women's world championships crowned the US as champs, and the team set a number of records in the process. This was the US' seventh (out of 9 total) title, and the first time the Canadians had won Silver.