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Quebec's soccer federation ends turban ban

Updated: June 15, 2013, 10:17 AM ET
Associated Press

MONTREAL -- Quebec's soccer federation is ending its much-criticized turban ban.

The organization made the announcement Saturday, one day after soccer's world body said wearing turbans on the field was acceptable.

The ban prompted the Canadian Soccer Association to suspend the Quebec Soccer Federation earlier this week.

The Quebec organization had cited safety issues for its controversial move along with the fact the garments were not endorsed by FIFA.

The ban had become ...

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