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Will eliminating competition at younger ages mean retaining athletes and building strong elite teams? Here, United States’ Megan Rapinoe blows a victory kiss after the U.S. won the final match of the 2019 Women’s World Cup. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

Making youth soccer less competitive: Better skills or a sign of coddled kids?

Changing how a sport runs means appealing to many people who are invested — like coaches, parents and participants — and managing their concerns.

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