Tag: United States National Soccer Team

As Tokyo Games open, can Olympic flame burn away the funk?

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TOKYO — Disputed, locked down and running a year late, the Tokyo Games begin at last on Friday night, a multinational showcase of the...

Lindahl is a steadying force in goal for Sweden at Olympics

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Sweden's anchor is a 38-year-old mother of two who has taken it upon herself to make sure athletes at the Olympics are environmentally conscious. ...

EXPLAINER: What’s the history of the Olympics protest rule?

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TOKYO — The simple act of taking a knee felt like something more monumental when it happened on Olympic soccer pitches in Japan on...

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...

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. ...

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...

Australia downs New Zealand 2-1 in Olympic women’s soccer

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TOKYO — Sam Kerr and Tameka Yallop both scored and Australia opened the Olympic women's soccer tournament with a 2-1 victory over New Zealand...

US women shut out the noise in quest for 5th gold medal

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TOKYO — The U.S. women's national soccer team is in a bubble of its own making for the Tokyo Olympics, and it's not just...

Long-banned athlete protest acts expected at Tokyo Olympics

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TOKYO — Athlete activism is making a comeback at these Olympic Games. ...