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Soccer players take in Opening Ceremony from afar

Soccer players take in Opening Ceremony from afar

The Equalizer Staff August 5, 2016 0

Olympic soccer players often aren’t able to march in the Opening Ceremony, since the sport – more than any other each Olympiad – is spread out among cities hundreds of miles outside of the

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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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Japan on the brink after loss to China

Japan on the brink after loss to China

Dan Lauletta March 4, 2016 117

Japan’s hopes of qualifying for the Olympic Games have been reduced to needing a lopsided win over Vietnam plus some help from their rivals. The struggles for the Nadesheko continued Friday when they lost

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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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Success at Rio Olympics on minds of Marta, Brazil

Success at Rio Olympics on minds of Marta, Brazil

Harjeet Johal October 24, 2015 46

SEATTLE — With the calendar nearly turning to 2016, another huge year is on tap for women’s soccer. For Brazil, the stakes are even higher as hosts of the 2016 Rio Olympics. Women’s national

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UWCL: Atletico Madrid rally, Liverpool crash out

UWCL: Atletico Madrid rally, Liverpool crash out

Dan Lauletta October 15, 2015 48

The UEFA Women’s Champions League field was narrowed down to 16 teams this week and while there were the usual array of lopsided ties there was also some heavy, second leg drama around the

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Brazil edge Spain, move into knockout stage

Brazil edge Spain, move into knockout stage

Harjeet Johal June 13, 2015 15

MONTREAL –Brazil defeated Spain, 1-0 on Saturday in Group E to become only the second team to join Japan as the only World Cup teams to start 2-0-0. Ignacio Quereda’s La Rojas side started out strong,

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Women’s World Cup Day 4 — Vero, Spain Debut

Women’s World Cup Day 4 — Vero, Spain Debut

The Equalizer Staff June 9, 2015 25

The long awaited World Cup debut of Spain’s Vero Boquete, by any measure one of the best women’s soccer players of her generation, was a dud Tuesday, unfortunately. But it’s hard to blame Boquete

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Marta, Formiga lead Brazil past Korea Republic

Marta, Formiga lead Brazil past Korea Republic

The Equalizer Staff June 9, 2015 38

Brazil was boosted by a pair of legends to open its 2015 Women’s World Cup campaign with a 2-0 victory over Korea Republic on Monday at Olympic Stadium. Marta broke the record for most

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