U.S. Women’s Soccer Trial Pushed Back to January Due to Covid-19

July 29, 2020, 10:14 PM

The trial over the U.S. women’s soccer team’s claims that they were subjected to lesser travel conditions and provided with inferior medical and training support than the U.S. men’s team has been pushed back to Jan. 26, 2021, because of Covid-19, federal court records show.

The continuance from the previously set date of Sept. 15 marks the second time a trial in the women’s lawsuit, against the U.S. Soccer Federation, which also alleges systemic pay bias, has been delayed due to the pandemic. The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California in April continued the trial date until ...

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