Category Archives: Olympic Soccer

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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