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Olympic quarterfinals schedule: Grudge matches galore

Olympic quarterfinals schedule: Grudge matches galore

The Equalizer Staff August 10, 2016 34

Friday’s women’s soccer Olympic quarterfinals are set following the conclusion of group play on Tuesday, and the last eight includes a few scintillating rematches from recent major tournaments. The U.S. won Group G and

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France ousts New Zealand, sets date with Canada

France ousts New Zealand, sets date with Canada

The Equalizer Staff August 9, 2016 3

Louisa Cadamuro (nee Necib) scored twice after Eugenie Le Sommer came off the bench to spark France to a 3-0 victory over New Zealand that officially booked a place in the quarterfinals and a

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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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Dorrance: American mentality prevails again vs. France

Dorrance: American mentality prevails again vs. France

Tim Nash August 7, 2016 30

The United States women’s national team’s 1-0 victory over France on Saturday started off great for University of North Carolina coach Anson Dorrance, who couldn’t have been any better. That’s because all five of

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Hope Solo stands tall, makes history with 200th cap

Hope Solo stands tall, makes history with 200th cap

The Equalizer Staff August 7, 2016 3

Hope Solo became the first goalkeeper in history to register 200 international appearances on Saturday in the United States women’s national team’s 1-0 victory over France at the Rio 2016 Olympics. The feat is

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Lloyd lifts USWNT past France, into Rio quarterfinals

Lloyd lifts USWNT past France, into Rio quarterfinals

The Equalizer Staff August 6, 2016 958

Carli Lloyd’s 63rd-minute goal held up to lift the United States women’s national team past France, 1-0 on Saturday and into the quarterfinals of the Rio 2016 Olympics. Lloyd pounced on a rebound after

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Anson Dorrance on USWNT opener and French motivation

Anson Dorrance on USWNT opener and French motivation

Tim Nash August 5, 2016 98

As Anson Dorrance watched the U.S. play New Zealand in the first game of the 2016 Olympics, it looked awful familiar to him. “New Zealand probably looked at the Australian template from the last

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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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