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USA wide receiver Trent Steelman named tournament MVP

U.S. wide receiver Trent Steelman (13 with flag), a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy was named Most Valuable Player of the 2015 International Federation of American Football. Steelmen led the United States to a 4-0 record and a third straight gold medal in a 59-12 win over Japan. Steelman finished with a team-best 18 …

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Bronze Medal Game: Mexico 20, France 7

By Brad Bournival CANTON, Ohio – For Mexico, there was much more at stake than a 20-7 win over France in the bronze medal match in the International Federation of American Football World Championships. Up until the game at Tom Benson Hall of Fame on Saturday, Mexico (1-2) had been winless in games against the …

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Game previews: Saturday, July 18

By Michael Preston Match up Australia vs. South Korea, Fifth Place Game Date Saturday, July 18 at noon ET Venue Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, Canton, Ohio, USA Broadcast Australia: ESPN3 Australiahttp://espni.go.com/player/welcome/australia/index.htmWorldwide: www.BigTimeSports.com USA: www.ESPN3.com WC previous meetings 2015 – Group stages: Australia 47 South Korea 6 Head Coaches Australia – John LeijtenSouth Korea – …

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United States 82, France 0

By Brad Bournival CANTON, Ohio – Some might look at it as home-field advantage, but the United States sees it as world domination. Playing in its own country for the first time in men’s International Federation of American Football Word Championship history, the Americans wanted to show they can still reign over the game they …

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Game previews: Wednesday, July 15

  Match up Australia vs. Brazil Date Wednesday, July 14 at noon Venue Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, Canton, Ohio, USA Broadcast Australia: ESPN3 Australia http://espni.go.com/player/welcome/australia/index.htm ESPN Brazil http://espn.uol.com.br/watch Worldwide: www.BigTimeSports.com USA: www.ESPN3.com 24-hour-delay: www.BigTimeSports.com. WC previous meetings First ever WC meeting between the two nations Head Coaches Australia – John Leijten Brazil – …

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Records tumble on IFAF World Championship’s second day

By Mike Preston The stars of the IFAF World Championship continued to write themselves into the record books during the second day of game action Sunday at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. Japan quarterback Shohei Kato took (main photo, 10) center stage as he set new records for pass attempts and completions, finding his …

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France 53, Australia 3

By Brad Bournival CANTON, Ohio – French coach Patrick Esume knows only one speed with his national team. That speed is something that would make even the finickiest Bugatti owner jealous. The way Esume sees it, the offense should start out hot like a sports car and leave opponents in its collective dust. Through two …

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Game Previews: Sunday, July 12

By Mike Preston   The following are 2015 IFAF World Championship game previews for Sunday, July 12. All three games will be played at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, adjacent to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio:   MATCHUP: South Korea vs. Brazil GAME TIME: 12 p.m. ET BROADCAST: ESPN Brazil http://espn.uol.com.br/watch Worldwide: …

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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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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 …