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Australia finishes third after costly late goal against

Australia finishes third after costly late goal against

The Equalizer Staff August 9, 2016 12

Australia clinched a berth in the quarterfinals of the Rio 2016 Olympics with a 6-1 victory over Zimbabwe on Tuesday, but the late goal conceded cost the Matildas a chance at a potentially more

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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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Australia concedes late, settles for draw with Germany

Australia concedes late, settles for draw with Germany

The Equalizer Staff August 6, 2016 3

Oh, what could have been for Australia. The Matildas, who many picked as a dark-horse team to make the podium in women’s soccer at the Rio 2016 Olympics, settled for a 2-2 draw with

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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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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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Australia, France, New Zealand name Olympic rosters

Australia, France, New Zealand name Olympic rosters

The Equalizer Staff July 8, 2016 47

Australia, France and New Zealand this week named their respective 18-player rosters for the upcoming women’s soccer tournament at the Rio 2016 Olympics. France and New Zealand will compete in Group G alongside three-time

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Australia, China to Olympics, Japan out

Australia, China to Olympics, Japan out

The Equalizer Staff March 7, 2016 68

China beat South Korea, 1-0 on Monday to knock Japan out of contention for the Olympics. Later, Australia downed North Korea, 2-1 tot wrap up trips to Rio for themselves and China. The only

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Australia beat Japan to open Asian qualifying

Australia beat Japan to open Asian qualifying

The Equalizer Staff February 29, 2016 143

Australia scored a huge victory, 3-1 over hosts Japan on the first day of Asian qualifying for this summer’s Olympic Games in Brazil. The six-team round robin is jammed into a 10-day window and

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