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Individual records fall in Canton

By Michael Preston Records are meant to be broken. Three individual IFAF World Championship records fell at the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on Thursday and another one was equaled during the first three games of the 2015 tournament. Australia quarterback Jared Stegman set a new personal and team record for the most touchdowns …

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France 31, Brazil 6

By Brad Bournival CANTON, Ohio – France was playing in its fourth consecutive International Federation of American Football World Championship on Thursday. It also was the country’s 10th overall game, as the seasoned team took on Brazil. The Brazilians were brand new to IFAF action and France made sure that point hit home. With 10 …

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Australia 47, South Korea 6

By Brad Bournival CANTON, Ohio – It had been 16 years since Australia won a game in an International Federation of American Football World Championship, so forgive Jason Aslimoski for cracking a smile after his team beat South Korea, 47-6, in Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. The 39-year old right tackle is the lone remaining …

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France eager to kick off IFAF World Championship challenge

The French Men’s National Team has spent five days holding training camp at the University of Cincinnati, acclimatizing to the six-hour time difference between its home country and the United States as the team prepares for the IFAF World Championship. Offensive lineman Olivier Bordin of Cougars St Ouen L’aumône gave his thoughts on the team’s …

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Hawkins likes what he sees from joint U.S.-Australia practice

The U.S. Men’s National Team kicks off defense of its two-time IFAF World Championship crown at 7 p.m. ET Thursday against Mexico. Head coach Dan Hawkins and the team have been training at the University of Akron in preparation for the seven-nation tournament in Canton, Ohio. CLICK HERE: For more photos from the joint practice …

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Australia prime minister to team: We are behind you

The Australia Men’s National Team got a high level sendoff this week as they prepare for the 2015 IFAF World Championship. As Outback players and coaches train at Ashland University, Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott took to YouTube to wish his country’s team well and let them know a nation is behind them. “Gridiron is …

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There’s a new sense of expectation ahead for Australia

It all began July 2, 1999. In the fourth quarter that day, quarterback David Ward threw an 11-yard TD pass to Scott Snowball, followed by a 27-yard field goal from Glenn Fenwick as Australia beat Finland, 10-7, to claim fifth place game at the IFAF World Championship. Fast forward 16 years. Following a 12-year absence …

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U.S. Men’s National Team kicks the rust off in early practices

The U.S. Men’s National Team completed its first day of practice Monday at the University of Akron in preparation for the International Federation of American Football (IFAF) World Championship. The Americans did an hour and a half walkthrough Monday morning at InfoCision Stadium, which included setting up the base offensive and defensive formations. A more …

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Training camp begins for U.S. National Team

Forty-eight men from across the United States have reported for training camp at the University of Akron in preparation for the 2015 International Federation of American Football (IFAF) World Championship. The U.S. Men’s National Team will spend 10 days in training at the Northeast Ohio campus prior to the tournament July 9-18 at Tom Benson …

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U.S. wide receiver Trent Steelman knows well the honor of representing his country

Photo courtesy the U.S. Military Academy For most members of the 2015 U.S. Men’s National football team, the concept of playing for their country will be a new one. But after four years at The U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Trent Steelman knows that feeling very well, and he is excited to get another …