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Men’s Olympic soccer: Medal games recap
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Men’s Olympic soccer: Medal games recap

After a great tournament, Mexico is the worthy gold medalist.

Golden, Union youth secure club’s first trophy, no Indy in new women’s league, more news
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Golden, Union youth secure club’s first trophy, no Indy in new women’s league, more news

Reports and reaction to USWNT winning Olympic gold. Union U-17s win Generation adidas Cup. RIvas gets extra two game ban for Hoppenot headbutt. Independence owner says team has no plans at present to join new women’s league.

US Women defeat Japan 2-1 to win gold medal
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US Women defeat Japan 2-1 to win gold medal

Delran, New Jersey’s own Carli Lloyd scored two fantastic goals and the defense bent but didn’t break as the Americans won a third consecutive gold medal with a 2-1 victory over Japan.

Men’s Olympic soccer: Semifinals recap
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Men’s Olympic soccer: Semifinals recap

Japan and South Korea both looked strong early on but both were soon worn down by Mexico and Brazil, setting up the gold medal match many had predicted at the start of the men’s Olympic tournament.

USA! USA! USA! More news
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USA! USA! USA! More news

The US says “We won.” Canada says, “We were robbed.” Recaps and reaction to USWNT amazing come-from-behind win against Canada in the Olympic semifinals. Power rankings and Generation adidas Cup. More news.

USA tops Canada in extra time in Olympic semifinal thriller
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USA tops Canada in extra time in Olympic semifinal thriller

A stoppage time goal from Alex Morgan after the second period of extra time puts the US into the gold medal match after an epic battle with Canada that was not without controversy.

“We didn’t execute”: reaction to Union loss; USWNT in Olympic quarterfinal today, more news
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“We didn’t execute”: reaction to Union loss; USWNT in Olympic quarterfinal today, more news

Recaps and reaction to Union’s loss in Montreal. On the headbutt. Soumare goes full 90 in reserve team defeat. Canada coach says USWNT uses “highly illegal” tactics ahead of today’s Olympic quarterfinal. Young Crew midfielder dies. More news.

Olympic Men’s Soccer: Quarterfinals
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Olympic Men’s Soccer: Quarterfinals

After a rather staid third matchday to finish the group stages, the quarterfinal round of the men’s Olympic tournament had a surplus of excitement.