Category Archives: Olympic Soccer

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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Behind the Crest: USWNT moves on to Olympic knockout stage

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Studio 90: USWNT prepares for Olympic quarterfinals vs. New Zealand

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U.S. women prepare for quarterfinals with favorable path to medal round

The U.S. women's national team has never failed to reach a gold medal game at the Olympics, and with the way things are set up, it would be quite the stunner if they failed to do so this time around. … Continue reading »

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Mid-Day Ticker: Petrov in remission, Santos intent on keeping Neymar & more

By THOMAS FLOYD Four months after being diagnosed with leukemia, Stiliyan Petrov is in remission. The Aston Villa captain and Bulgaria international was diagnosed after he developed a fever following a match March 24 against Arsenal. Petrov, 33, has suspended … Continue reading »

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Great Britain, Mexico both win to book places in Men’s Olympic quarterfinals

It may have been more nerve-racking than most fans would have liked, but Great Britain is through to the quarterfinals in this summer's Olympics. Great Britain emerged as leaders from Group A while simultaneously eliminating Uruguay after a 1-0 victory … Continue reading »

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Honduras continues dream run, ties Japan to book spot in Olympic quarters

Honduras' dream start to the Olympics got a little sweeter on Wednesday, as the CONCACAF team advanced out of the group stage and into the quarterfinals with a scoreless draw against Japan. The tie with first-place Japan at City of … Continue reading »

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Olympic Men’s Soccer field fights for quarterfinal spots in group play finale

Brazil and Japan may already be qualified for the quarterfinals and Spain and United Arab Emirates may already be eliminated, but the remaining 12 teams in the men's Olympic soccer tournament still have all to play for. From Great Britain … Continue reading »

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Studio 90: Post-Game Reaction to USWNT group stage win vs. North Korea

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