Tag: International soccer

US women’s soccer regroups after stunning loss to Sweden

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TOKYO — While it certainly wasn’t the Olympic start the U.S. women’s soccer team had anticipated, a rare loss didn’t skewer the squad’s hopes...

Spain held to 0-0 by Egypt with 6 players from Euro 2020

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SAPPORO, Japan — Starting with six players who rushed from the European Championship to the Olympics, Spain was held to a 0-0 draw by...

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...

Kessie gives Ivory Coast a 2-1 victory over Saudi Arabia

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YOKOHAMA, Japan — Franck Kessie scored the go-ahead goal in the 66th minute and Ivory Coast beat Saudi Arabia 2-1 Thursday in its opening...

Zimmerman to miss rest of Gold Cup with strained hamstring

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CHICAGO — U.S. defender Walker Zimmerman will miss the rest of the CONCACAF Gold Cup because of a strained hamstring. ...

White’s 2 goals give Britain 2-0 win over Chile in Tokyo

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SAPPORO, Japan — Ellen White scored a pair of goals and Britain opened the Olympic women's soccer tournament with a 2-0 victory over Chile...

Soccer players kneel to start ew era of Olympic activism

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TOKYO — The referee’s whistle blew, the British players glanced at one another and they dropped to their knees. Their Chilean counterparts responded in...

Marta scores twice, Brazil routs China 5-0 at Olympics

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RIFU, Japan — Marta became the first player to score in five straight Olympics and Brazil beat China 5-0 on Wednesday in the women's...

Sweden stuns US 3-0 in women’s soccer at Olympics

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TOKYO — Stina Blackstenius scored a pair of goals and Sweden once again stunned the United States at the Olympics with a 3-0 victory...

Japan draws 1-1 with Canada in women’s soccer

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SAPPORO, Japan — Mana Iwabuchi scored in the 84th minute and Japan pulled into a 1-1 draw with Canada to open the Olympic women's...