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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Soccer

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Soccer

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Aug 19, 2016

Brazil Dismisses Feeling of Revenge in Final Vs. Germany

Brazil Dismisses Feeling of Revenge in Final Vs. Germany

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilians know the 7-1 loss to Germany's senior team at the World Cup will never be forgotten. That doesn't mean that defeating the rivals in the Olympic final wouldn't have a special...

Aug 18, 2016

Brazilians Re-embrace Neymar, Hope He Can Give Them Gold

Brazilians Re-embrace Neymar, Hope He Can Give Them Gold

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Most Brazilian players were already back in the locker room when Neymar rushed across the field at Maracana Stadium to celebrate with the fans.

Aug 17, 2016

A Look at the Talented Brazil Team Trying to Win Soccer Gold

A Look at the Talented Brazil Team Trying to Win Soccer Gold

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil is contending for an Olympic gold medal in men's soccer thanks to Neymar and a group of talented youngsters who soon could be starring in top European clubs.

Aug 17, 2016

Neymar Powers Brazil to Finals, Scores Fastest Olympic Goal

Neymar Powers Brazil to Finals, Scores Fastest Olympic Goal

Neymar scored the fastest goal in Olympic history then added a penalty kick in stoppage time and Brazil went on to beat Honduras 6-0 for a spot in the gold-medal match in Rio de Janeiro.

Aug 16, 2016

Brazil Hopes to Feed Off Famed Maracanã in Soccer Semifinal

Brazil Hopes to Feed Off Famed Maracanã in Soccer Semifinal

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil will look for inspiration from playing at the historic Maracanã Stadium when it faces Honduras in the semifinals of the men's Olympic soccer tournament on Wednesday.

Aug 15, 2016

Neymar Back in Charge of Brazil Ahead of Olympic Semifinals

Neymar Back in Charge of Brazil Ahead of Olympic Semifinals

SAO PAULO (AP) — It might be time to put Neymar's name back on the Brazilian jersey.

Aug 12, 2016

Neymar Hoping for Better Luck Against Nemesis Colombia

Neymar Hoping for Better Luck Against Nemesis Colombia

SAO PAULO (AP) — The last time Neymar faced Colombia, he was sent off and went on a rant that led to a four-match suspension. The time before, he left the field on a stretcher with an injury that ended his World...

Aug 8, 2016

Brazil Disappoints Again in Men's Soccer, Draws Iraq 0-0

Brazil Disappoints Again in Men's Soccer, Draws Iraq 0-0

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Disappointed yet again, the Brazilian fans jeered their own team and saved their applause for Iraq.

Aug 6, 2016

Brazil Men's Team Preparing for More Jeers From Home Crowd

Brazil Men's Team Preparing for More Jeers From Home Crowd

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — After a disappointing start at the Olympics, Brazil is preparing to play without the support of the home crowd.

Aug 5, 2016

Pressure Increases on Brazil's Soccer Team After Opening Tie

Pressure Increases on Brazil's Soccer Team After Opening Tie

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The last thing Brazil's men's soccer team needed in its first game at the Olympics was to leave the field without a win and jeered by fans.

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