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Every possible Olympic quarterfinal scenario

Every possible Olympic quarterfinal scenario

Dan Lauletta August 9, 2016 14

Tuesday will mark the end of the line for four of the 12 Olympic teams while the other eight will be placed into the quarterfinal bracket where they will be two wins away from

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Beckie’s brace propels Canada into quarterfinals

Beckie’s brace propels Canada into quarterfinals

Harjeet Johal August 6, 2016 29

Canada is into the Rio Olympic quarterfinals on Friday, August 12 after a convincing 3-1 win over 93rd ranked Zimbabwe in Sao Paulo at Corinthians Arena. Janine Beckie scored a first half brace and

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Day 2 Olympic preview: How much does USWNT-France clash matter?

Day 2 Olympic preview: How much does USWNT-France clash matter?

Ray Curren August 6, 2016 344

The Opening Ceremonies of Rio 2016 finished up Friday night and by Saturday afternoon, we’ll have a pretty good idea who is headed to the knockout stage of the women’s soccer competition. Barring something

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Soccer players take in Opening Ceremony from afar

Soccer players take in Opening Ceremony from afar

The Equalizer Staff August 5, 2016 0

Olympic soccer players often aren’t able to march in the Opening Ceremony, since the sport – more than any other each Olympiad – is spread out among cities hundreds of miles outside of the

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Canada flaunts depth, physicality in win over Australia

Canada flaunts depth, physicality in win over Australia

Harjeet Johal August 4, 2016 35

Canada’s exciting 2-0 victory over Australia on Wednesday to open the Rio 2016 Olympics was a roller-coaster of excitement. The match had everything and was the top highlight among the opening fixtures. Canada was

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A look back at the Olympic openers

A look back at the Olympic openers

Jennifer Gordon August 4, 2016 29

Match Day 1 of the Olympic soccer tournament is in the books. Here is a quick look back. Group E Before kickoff yesterday, perhaps the biggest question in Group E was how hosts Brazil

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Down to 10, Canada hang on to beat Australia 2-0

Down to 10, Canada hang on to beat Australia 2-0

Emily Dulhanty August 3, 2016 86

Down to 10 players for 70 minutes, Canada was able to hang on to beat Australia 2-0 this afternoon in a thrilling opener to Group F play at the Rio Olympics. Janine Beckie opened

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Brazil cruises past China in Rio Olympic opener

Brazil cruises past China in Rio Olympic opener

The Equalizer Staff August 3, 2016 16

Goals from Monica, Andressa Alves and Cristiane lifted host Brazil to a 3-0 victory over China on Wednesday, the opening day of the Rio 2016 Olympics women’s soccer competition. The first two goals could not

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Olympics Match Day 1 preview

Olympics Match Day 1 preview

Jennifer Gordon August 3, 2016 29

Shortly after the final whistle blew in Vancouver last summer, many women’s soccer fans began waiting for the start of the Olympics in Rio. Since the wait is nearly over, here’s a quick preview

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Group F Preview: Is Germany good enough to win gold?

Group F Preview: Is Germany good enough to win gold?

Ray Curren August 2, 2016 14

(In predicted order of finish.) It’s a tough group, but Germany looks to be rounding into form at just the precise time this summer, unlike last. They haven’t been so much as scored on

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