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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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USWNT things learned: Mostly status quo through Game 1

USWNT things learned: Mostly status quo through Game 1

Ray Curren August 3, 2016 342

We’ve gotten to the point where we have to “nitpick” to find serious faults with the U.S. women’s soccer team. They are large favorites to win their fourth consecutive gold medal in Brazil, having

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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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Sebastian Salazar to make Olympic debut behind mic

Sebastian Salazar to make Olympic debut behind mic

Dan Lauletta August 3, 2016 1

When the United States women kick off their bid for a fourth consecutive gold medal Wednesday on NBC Sports Network, one of the voices on the broadcast will be familiar to NWSL fans, particularly

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Group G Olympic preview: France takes another shot at USWNT

Group G Olympic preview: France takes another shot at USWNT

Ray Curren August 2, 2016 57

(In predicted order of finish.) It has been a while since the United States has been as prohibitive a favorite in a major tournament as they are in Brazil. Yes, they are three-time defending

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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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Zadorsky took long road to become Olympian

Zadorsky took long road to become Olympian

Jennifer Gordon August 2, 2016 5

A third of the Canadian Olympic roster will be appearing in their first major tournament this August. While each of the fresh faces followed their own unique path to Brazil, perhaps Shelina Zadorsky had

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Group E Olympic Preview: Where will goals come from?

Group E Olympic Preview: Where will goals come from?

Ray Curren August 2, 2016 37

  (Teams listed in predicted order of finish.) While they’re always in the back of people’s minds it seems, after three consecutive major tournaments without a single knockout-round victory, Brazil does not find itself

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D’Angelo’s  wrist healing; could be ready for Rio

D’Angelo’s wrist healing; could be ready for Rio

Harjeet Johal July 19, 2016 15

VANCOUVER, B.C – As Canada prepares for the 2016 Rio Olympics there is a little bit of uncertainty in the goalkeeper department. Stephanie Labbe is likely to be in net when Canada kicks off

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Going for Gold: Who will make the U.S. Olympic roster?

Going for Gold: Who will make the U.S. Olympic roster?

Eric Scatamacchia July 1, 2016 379

The U.S. women’s national team has two friendlies and less than 40 days between now and the start of the 2016 Rio Olympics. Jill Ellis has said on previous occasions that she would announce

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