Colombia »

Lauletta: Takeaways from the Rio 2016 Olympics

Lauletta: Takeaways from the Rio 2016 Olympics

Dan Lauletta August 19, 2016 1,205

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

Read More »
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

Read More »
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

Read More »
New Zealand holds off Colombia; Erceg sees red

New Zealand holds off Colombia; Erceg sees red

The Equalizer Staff August 6, 2016 6

Amber Hearn’s goal in the 31st minute held up to lift New Zealand to a 1-0 win over Colombia on Saturday at the Belo Horizonte, but the loss of captain Abby Erceg could prove

Read More »
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

Read More »
France delights in dominant win over Colombia

France delights in dominant win over Colombia

The Equalizer Staff August 3, 2016 11

France’s true first test at this Rio 2016 Olympics will come on Saturday against the world No. 1 United States. But on Wednesday, Les Bleues opened the tournament with a 4-0 win over Colombia,

Read More »
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

Read More »
Can Colombia duplicate World Cup magic in Brazil?

Can Colombia duplicate World Cup magic in Brazil?

Ray Curren August 1, 2016 15

The summer of 2015 seemed to announce a new arrival on the women’s world stage as in a single World Cup, Colombia stunned France in one of the biggest upsets in women’s soccer history,

Read More »
Colombia’s Rincon ruled out of Olympics with leg injury

Colombia’s Rincon ruled out of Olympics with leg injury

The Equalizer Staff July 8, 2016 10

Colombia star Yoreli Rincon will miss the Rio 2016 Olympics after fracturing her right fibula in training, the Colombian federation announced on Friday. Rincon, who turns 23 this month, is widely considered Colombia’s best

Read More »
USWNT overcomes distractions while Colombia struggles

USWNT overcomes distractions while Colombia struggles

Ray Curren April 11, 2016 37

The comparisons between the UConn women’s basketball team and the U.S. women’s national soccer team – brought to the fore again this week by the complete dominance of both (although not too long ago,

Read More »