Category Archives: Olympic Soccer

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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Studio 90: USWNT prepares for semifinal clash with Canada

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South Korea knocks Great Britain out of Olympics on penalties

Like England, Great Britain disappointingly failed to advance past the quarterfinals of a major international tournament on Saturday. And like England, they were eliminated on penalty kicks. Great Britain felt the pain England have been feeling for so many decades, … Continue reading »

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Mexico advance, Honduras fall in close Olympic quarterfinals

One CONCACAF nation is through to the Olympic semifinals and one is out after a pair of close and entertaining quarterfinal matches on Saturday. Mexico booked their ticket to the next round and gave themselves a chance of claiming a … Continue reading »

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Olympic Soccer: USA vs. New Zealand (Match Day Commentary)

     The U.S. women's national team's quest to get back to the Olympic gold medal game for the fifth straight time continues in at St. James' Park in Newcastle, England, as the Americans take on New Zealand in a … Continue reading »

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