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Gold Medal preview: Germany, Sweden to battle it out

Gold Medal preview: Germany, Sweden to battle it out

Jennifer Gordon August 19, 2016 9

THE MATCHUP:  Germany and, much to many soccer fans chagrin, Sweden, will face off  Friday in the gold medal match at the legendary Maracana Stadium in Rio. For the first time in Olympic history

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Germany beats Canada, sets up all Euro final

Germany beats Canada, sets up all Euro final

Dan Lauletta August 16, 2016 282

Germany assured themselves a fourth Olympic medal and the first one higher than bronze with a sharp, 2-0 victory over Canada in Tuesday’s semifinal. The two-time World Cup champions will now play fellow European

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Olympic semifinal preview: Canada vs Germany II

Olympic semifinal preview: Canada vs Germany II

Dan Lauletta August 16, 2016 24

Four teams remain in contention for a gold medal in women’s soccer. That means they all have two chances to win a match for a medal. Someone will win twice and take the gold

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Germany edges China to advance to Olympic semifinals

Germany edges China to advance to Olympic semifinals

The Equalizer Staff August 12, 2016 2

Melanie Behringer’s goal in the 76th minute held up as the only of the match to lift Germany past China, 1-0 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Rio 2016 Olympic women’s

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Quarterfinal preview: Germany, China in rare matchup

Quarterfinal preview: Germany, China in rare matchup

Dan Lauletta August 11, 2016 5

Four years after missing out on the Olympics due to the bizarre qualifying system, Germany is back in the final eight and ready to do battle with China who continue their climb back up

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UEFA sides all reach quarters, but questions linger

UEFA sides all reach quarters, but questions linger

Kieran Theivam August 11, 2016 23

While there was little doubt all three would progress, UEFA will be represented by all of its Olympic qualifiers after the first round group stage reached its conclusion. While Sweden, Germany and France will

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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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Canada earns historic 2-1 win over Germany

Canada earns historic 2-1 win over Germany

The Equalizer Staff August 9, 2016 22

Canada got their first ever result against Germany this afternoon when a brace from Melissa Tancredi earned them a come-from-behind 2-1 win, all without captain Christine Sinclair. Before this afternoon, Canada had played Germany

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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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