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Turkey Bans Men From Some Soccer Games

Originally published on September 21, 2011 8:38 am
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T: Get rid of men. The soccer association has banned men from some games. If a team's fans have been sanctioned for unruly behavior, the new, no-man policy applies. Women and children get free admission. The rule may be working. Some 40,000 women and children packed a stadium in Istanbul yesterday. One player said: It was such a fun and pleasant atmosphere. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.