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UEFA award just the start for Ada Hegerberg

UEFA award just the start for Ada Hegerberg

Kieran Theivam August 25, 2016 2

Lyon forward Ada Hegerberg was today honored with the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award after a prolific season with her club, and it will only get better for the young Norwegian moving forward.

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CanWNT: Rio 2016 thoughts and Canadian NWSL expansion

CanWNT: Rio 2016 thoughts and Canadian NWSL expansion

Emily Dulhanty August 25, 2016 4

It’s been almost a week since the Canadian women’s national team secured their second straight Olympic bronze medal and upon reflection, the bronze won last week looks a lot different than the one earned

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CBF could end Brazil WNT’s residency program

CBF could end Brazil WNT’s residency program

The Equalizer Staff August 22, 2016 20

The Brazilian federation is reportedly considering ending the funding of a permanent residency program for its women’s national team following a fourth-place finish on home soil at the 2016 Olympics. Brazilian outlet Globo Esporte

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Lauletta: Takeaways from the Rio 2016 Olympics

Lauletta: Takeaways from the Rio 2016 Olympics

Dan Lauletta August 19, 2016 1,200

Germany’s 2-1 victory over Sweden on Friday at the Maracana put an end to the 2016 Olympic tournament and sent global women’s soccer into a 34-month down period before the World Cup in France

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Germany tops Sweden to win first Olympic gold medal

Germany tops Sweden to win first Olympic gold medal

The Equalizer Staff August 19, 2016 192

Dzsenifer Marozsan played a role in each of her team’s goals as Germany defeated Sweden, 2-1 on Friday at the Maracana Stadium to win the gold medal in the Rio 2016 Olympics women’s soccer

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Canada beats Brazil for second straight Olympic bronze

Canada beats Brazil for second straight Olympic bronze

The Equalizer Staff August 19, 2016 60

Canada claimed a second straight Olympic bronze medal on Friday, defeating 2016 Rio Games host Brazil, 2-1. Canada captain and all-time leading scorer Christine Sinclair scored the game-winning goal in the 52nd minute, collecting

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Germany looking to send Neid out on high note

Germany looking to send Neid out on high note

Kieran Theivam August 19, 2016 7

At around 7 p.m. EDT on Friday evening, Silvia Neid will be leaving the field as Germany head coach for the last time, with a proverbial medal around her neck (coaches do not receive

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Gold Medal preview: Germany, Sweden to battle it out

Gold Medal preview: Germany, Sweden to battle it out

Jennifer Gordon August 19, 2016 9

THE MATCHUP:  Germany and, much to many soccer fans chagrin, Sweden, will face off  Friday in the gold medal match at the legendary Maracana Stadium in Rio. For the first time in Olympic history

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Rapinoe ‘really disappointed’ by Solo’s ‘cowards’ comment

Rapinoe ‘really disappointed’ by Solo’s ‘cowards’ comment

The Equalizer Staff August 18, 2016 185

A week after Hope Solo called Sweden “cowards” for its style of play, Megan Rapinoe, says she was “really disappointed” with the reaction that failed to “graciously” handle United States’ Olympic exit. Solo drew international headlines

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Theivam: Like them or not, Sweden must be respected

Theivam: Like them or not, Sweden must be respected

Kieran Theivam August 18, 2016 78

Cast your mind back to the end of the group stage at this Olympic women’s football tournament. Sweden, the pantomime villain at this year’s games, tiptoed into the knockout stages after unconvincing performances against

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