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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Soccer

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Soccer

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Aug 19, 2016

Silvia Neid's Last Match as German's Coach Is for the Gold

Silvia Neid's Last Match as German's Coach Is for the Gold

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Coach Silvia Neid's final match as coach of Germany will be for the gold medal at the Rio Games.

Aug 18, 2016

Silvia Neid and Pia Sundhage Are Longtime Contemporaries and Foes

Silvia Neid and Pia Sundhage Are Longtime Contemporaries and Foes

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Back when the first women's Olympic soccer tournament was held in 1996 at the Atlanta Games, they were players: Silvia Neid played for Germany and Pia Sundhage for Sweden.

Aug 19, 2016

Women's Soccer: Germany Beats Sweden for Gold

Women's Soccer: Germany Beats Sweden for Gold

Germany defeated Sweden 2-1 on Friday to win the women's soccer gold medal for the first time. Germany opened the scoring with a goal by Dzsenifer Marozsan in the 48th minute and added to the lead with an...

Aug 17, 2016

Brazil's Marta Isn't Finishing the Olympics as She'd Hoped

Brazil's Marta Isn't Finishing the Olympics as She'd Hoped

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Marta crumbled to her knees on the field at Brazil's famed Maracana Stadium, her eyes filled with tears.

Aug 17, 2016

Having Fun in Shootouts, Hedvig Lindahl Keeps Sweden Alive

Having Fun in Shootouts, Hedvig Lindahl Keeps Sweden Alive

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl wouldn't mind a third straight penalty shootout for Sweden in the women's Olympic soccer final on Friday.

Aug 16, 2016

Sweden Tops Brazil in Shootout, Makes Women's Soccer Final

Sweden Tops Brazil in Shootout, Makes Women's Soccer Final

Hedvig Lindahl made two saves and Lisa Dahlkvist converted the final penalty as Sweden defeated host Brazil 4-3 in a shootout to reach the final of the Olympic soccer tournament for the first time.

Aug 15, 2016

Canadian Women's Soccer Returns to Olympic Semifinals

Canadian Women's Soccer Returns to Olympic Semifinals

Canada is back in soccer's medal round at the Olympics, and this time the team wants more.

Aug 14, 2016

Formiga, 'the Ant,' Just Keeps on Going in Women's Soccer

Formiga, 'the Ant,' Just Keeps on Going in Women's Soccer

SAO PAULO (AP) — It was the 100th minute of a physical and tense game in the quarterfinals of the women's Olympic soccer tournament. Sweden was moving the ball dangerously down the right flank when, out...

Aug 12, 2016

US Women's Soccer Team Ousted by Sweden

US Women's Soccer Team Ousted by Sweden

The three-time defending champion U.S. women's national team will miss the Olympic final for the first time after being ousted by Sweden on penalties following a 1-1 draw in the quarterfinals on Friday. Tied...

Aug 10, 2016

Megan Rapinoe's Return Comes in Time for Quarterfinal Push

Megan Rapinoe's Return Comes in Time for Quarterfinal Push

MANAUS, Brazil (AP) — Megan Rapinoe's return is coming at just the right time for the United States.

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