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Cristiane sets Olympic record as Brazil smashes Sweden

Cristiane sets Olympic record as Brazil smashes Sweden

The Equalizer Staff August 7, 2016 53

Saturday’s result at the Olympic Stadium in Rio likely said more about Sweden than it did about Brazil. But, oh, what it could mean for the host country. Marta & Co. electrified a partisan,

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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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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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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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Canada falls 2-0 to Brazil in disappointing display

Canada falls 2-0 to Brazil in disappointing display

Harjeet Johal June 4, 2016 72

TORONTO – It was a shaky first half for Canada as they took on no.8 ranked Brazil on a sunny Saturday afternoon at BMO Field. Brazil was able to capitalize on mistakes from Canada early

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Mônica lifts Brazil past Canada in Natal final

Mônica lifts Brazil past Canada in Natal final

The Equalizer Staff December 20, 2015 22

Brazil defeated Canada, 3-1 on Sunday to win the 2015 Torneio Internacional de Natal. New Orlando Pride signing Mônica scored twice on corner kicks as Brazil rallied from 1-0 down. Janine Beckie had put

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Sources: Orlando Pride sign Brazil defender Mônica

Sources: Orlando Pride sign Brazil defender Mônica

Jeff Kassouf December 7, 2015 78

Brazilian center back Mônica will play for NWSL expansion team Orlando Pride next season, sources tell The Equalizer. Mônica recently scored her second career goal against the United States in a 1-1 draw in

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USWNT skipping Algarve Cup for first time since 1997

USWNT skipping Algarve Cup for first time since 1997

Jeff Kassouf December 3, 2015 42

Ten-time defending champions and current Algarve Cup holders USA will not participate in the competition in 2016. The Algarve Cup, an annual friendly tournament hosted in the southernmost region of Portugal by the country’s

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Rio 2016 Olympics match schedule announced

Rio 2016 Olympics match schedule announced

Jeff Kassouf November 10, 2015 142

FIFA has announced the match dates and host venues for the Rio 2016 Olympics. Just like previous Olympics, the soccer competitions will be the first sports to begin play. The women’s tournament will begin

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Three players earn first caps as US beats Brazil

Three players earn first caps as US beats Brazil

Jeff Kassouf October 25, 2015 444

If there were any doubts of the impending change coming to the world champion United States women’s national team, Sunday put that to doubt. U.S. coach Jill Ellis handed out first-time caps to three

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