Olympics 2012

Brazil FA blame Rafael for defeat to Mexico

Brazil FA blame Rafael for defeat to Mexico

SAO PAULO, Brazil   ●    A day after Brazil lost the Olympic soccer final to Mexico, the country’s footballing authorities took the unusual step of singling out

Mexico leaves Brazil in tears

Mexico leaves Brazil in tears

[nivo_slider source="post" link="image" size="620x450" limit="10" effect="random" speed="600" delay="3000"]LONDON, England    ●   Mexico left Brazil’s long-cherished Olympic dream in tatters when they scored a stunning 2-1 upset win thanks to

South Korea beat Japan to take Olympic bronze

South Korea beat Japan to take Olympic bronze

CARDIFF, Wales  ●  South Korea took their first Olympic football medal with goals from Park Chu-young and skipper Koo Ja-cheol that secured the bronze when they beat Asian

Record crowd see US take the gold

Record crowd see US take the gold

WEMBLEY, England  ●  Hope Solo found herself enveloped in a group hug at the final whistle. Abby Wambach ran to join the fun in a celebration that unleashed

Historic bronze medal Canada

Historic bronze medal Canada

LONDON, England   ●   Canada scored a dramatic injury-time winner to defeat France and claim bronze in the women’s Olympic football tournament with a 1-0 victory. Diana

U.S. seek revenge against Japan in clash for gold

U.S. seek revenge against Japan in clash for gold

LONDON, England   ●   The United States wants to avenge their defeat in last year’s World Cup final after Japan “snatched away their dream” of glory when the two sides meet again in the Olympic women’s football final, U.S. midfielder Megan Rapinoe said on Wednesday. The United States, who have now reached all five […]

Brazil move step nearer elusive Olympic gold

Brazil move step nearer elusive Olympic gold

MANCHESTER, England   ●   Brazil’s dream of winning an elusive Olympic soccer gold came a step closer when they thrashed South Korea 3-0 in the semi-finals at Old Trafford on Tuesday. The victory sets up a title decider against Mexico at Wembley Stadium on Saturday after the Mexicans beat Japan 3-1 in the earlier […]

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