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Quarterfinal preview: Germany, China in rare matchup

Quarterfinal preview: Germany, China in rare matchup

Dan Lauletta August 11, 2016 5

Four years after missing out on the Olympics due to the bizarre qualifying system, Germany is back in the final eight and ready to do battle with China who continue their climb back up

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UEFA sides all reach quarters, but questions linger

UEFA sides all reach quarters, but questions linger

Kieran Theivam August 11, 2016 23

While there was little doubt all three would progress, UEFA will be represented by all of its Olympic qualifiers after the first round group stage reached its conclusion. While Sweden, Germany and France will

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Recapping Brazil’s march through Group E

Recapping Brazil’s march through Group E

Alondra Hernandez August 10, 2016 9

Home team Brazil went into their final group match of the 2016 Olympics with very little pressure to win, if any at all, as a draw would have given them a top finish in

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USWNT Things Learned: Shouldn’t be many ill effects from draw

USWNT Things Learned: Shouldn’t be many ill effects from draw

Ray Curren August 10, 2016 643

Even for the mighty United States women’s soccer team, conquerer of the world last summer and three-time defending Olympic champions, all games are not equal. The hashtag #WinTheGroup appeared to be the mantra of

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Olympic Day 3 Preview: Will Rapinoe play?

Olympic Day 3 Preview: Will Rapinoe play?

Jennifer Gordon August 9, 2016 494

One last round of games remain before four teams pack their bags and depart Brazil empty-handed. Here’s a quick look at today’s games and some of the storylines to follow. Group E In Group

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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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Questions face all three Euro sides in Rio

Questions face all three Euro sides in Rio

Kieran Theivam August 8, 2016 63

After nine points from nine in the opening round of fixtures for UEFA’s representatives at the Olympics, the European sides managed just one from the second round as the heavyweight clashes within each group

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USWNT Things Learned: Defense key to recent American dominance

USWNT Things Learned: Defense key to recent American dominance

Ray Curren August 7, 2016 67

Someday France is going to beat the United States at a major tournament. But Saturday was not that day. If they meet again this summer it will be in the gold medal match, which

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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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