Category Archives: Olympic Soccer

MLS Notes: Thompson seeks trade, San Jose clinch playoff berth, and more

Photo by ISIphotos.com By JOEY SAMUEL Wells Thompson has seen his playing time dwindle in a big way this season, and now he's looking to move on to greener pastures. The Colorado Rapids announced on Sunday that the midfielder has … Continue reading »

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Mexico beats Brazil for men’s Olympic gold

Brazil came into the 2012 Olympics as the favorite to win gold, and they were expected to overwhelm Mexico when the teams met on Saturday in the Olympic final. Mexico had other plans, and needed less than a minute to … Continue reading »

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Evening Ticker: Dos Santos out for Olympic final, Lukaku loaned and more

If Mexico is to capture Olympic gold, it will have to do so without attacking star Giovani Dos Santos. Dos Santos has been ruled out of the final with a muscle injury, leaving El Tri without one of its most … Continue reading »

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Women’s Olympic Final: USA vs. Japan (Match Day Commentary)

    The U.S. Women's National Team will be looking to win their third straight Olympic gold medal today, while also exacting a measure of revenge, when they face Japan in the 2012 Olympic Final at Wembley Stadium (2:45pm, NBC … Continue reading »

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Mid-Day Ticker: Lucas lured by PSG, Spurs make move for Damiao and more

Paris St.-German have struck again. The high-spending French power swooped in to sign rising Brazilian star Lucas Moura, outbidding the likes of Manchester United and Inter Milan for the Sao Paulo attacking midfielder. Reports Tuesday had PSG making a €45 million … Continue reading »

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Studio 90: Extra Time with Alex Morgan

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Evening Ticker: Brazil reaches Olympic final, Suarez signs long-term deal & more

The gold medal favorites are within one win of fulfilling their lofty expectations. Brazil's men's Olympic team got two goals from Leandro Damiao and escaped a controversial no-call on a penalty shout to rout South Korea 3-0 and advance to … Continue reading »

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Mexico tops Japan to reach Olympic final

Continuing the country's recent trend of success on the youth international level, Mexico will play for Olympic gold. Mexico battled back from an early deficit and got a goal and an assist from Oribe Peralta to post a 3-1 victory … Continue reading »

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Olympic Soccer: Men’s Semifinals (Your Running Commentary)

After an exhilarating Monday of Olympic soccer on the women's side, the men take center stage with four teams vying for a chance to play for the gold medal.  On the heels of winning the FIFA U-17 World Cup and … Continue reading »

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USWNT defeat Canada in thriller, will face Japan in Olympic final

photo by John Todd/ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO The U.S. women's national team needed to come back three separate times against Canada, and ultimately they were the ones that came out victorious in a thrilling match that is already being considered … Continue reading »

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Olympic Soccer: USA vs. Canada (Match Day Commentary)

      The U.S. Women's National Team is one step away from a Gold Medal game against Japan in a rematch of last year's World Cup Final, but to get to that game the Americans will have to beat a … Continue reading »

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USWNT face rivals Canada with spot in final on the line

photo by John Todd/ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO The U.S. women's national team are a step away from advancing to the final of the Olympic tournament, but they will have to go through a familiar opponent if they are to have … Continue reading »

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