Tag: France National Soccer Team

Mexico opens Olympics with 4-1 victory over France in soccer

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TOKYO — Alexis Vega scored the first of four second-half goals for Mexico in a 4-1 victory over France on Thursday in the men's...

Japan opens Olympic men’s soccer with 1-0 win over SAfrica

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TOKYO — An empty stadium is not how Japanese athletes imagined competing for the first time in Tokyo at their home Olympics. ...

From Copa America to Olympics, Richarlison nets 3 for Brazil

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YOKOMAHA, Japan — The jig of joy seven minutes into his Olympic debut showed just why Richarlison was so determined to be allowed by...

Veteran France striker Giroud joins Italian giant AC Milan

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MILAN — Veteran France striker Olivier Giroud has left Champions League winner Chelsea to join seven-time European Cup winner AC Milan. ...

Another Gianluigi makes Italy’s key saves in Euro 2020 final

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LONDON — From Gigi to Gigio, Italy still has a safe pair of hands in goal. ...

Euro 2020 in review: The best, worst and downright strange

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LONDON — A review of the best, worst and downright strange at this year's European Championship: ...

Euro 2020 final: Where Italy and England can win or lose

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LONDON — It's being billed as the best team of the tournament against, in effect, the host nation. ...

France coach Ripoll names 11 new players in Olympic squad

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PARIS — Sylvain Ripoll named 11 new players in France's Olympic soccer squad on Friday after resistance from several clubs to the coach's initial...

Veteran Alves but no Neymar as Brazil eyes soccer gold again

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: Brazil winning gold lifted the footballing mood of the nation two years after a humiliating, 7-1 loss to Germany at the...

France coach Ripoll names 11 new players in Olympic squad

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PARIS — Sylvain Ripoll named 11 new players in France's Olympic soccer squad on Friday after resistance from several clubs to the coach's initial...