Critics have suggested that Rio de Janeiro won’t be ready to host the 2014 World Cup or the 2016 Olympics. Aldo Rebelo, …
The English Soccer Season Is Starting. Can We Have the Olympics Back Instead, Please?
A stunning medal haul, secured by humble British athletes, puts the exploits of overpaid soccer players in an even worse light
Gracious Losers: Japan’s Women Celebrate Silver in a Soccer Rematch with the U.S.
Despite a stream of tears in the minutes after the match ended, the Japanese team soon acted as if they had won silver, not lost the gold
The U.S. Women’s Team Is Golden Again in Soccer
“Fans deserve a great final,” Abby Wambach said before the U.S. women’s soccer team’s gold-medal match against Japan. And they got one, with the U.S. avenging last year’s World Cup loss to the same Japan team
The Most Exciting Team in American Sports: Women’s Soccer
The U.S. soccer team, after trailing three different times, beats Canada, 4-3, on a last-second goal by Alex Morgan. Next up: a gold-medal rematch against Japan
Japan’s Women Reach Soccer Final, Aiming to Add Olympic Gold to World Cup Title
Olympic Soccer: Great Britain Draws with Senegal After 52-Year Absence
Senegal denies Britain a win in front of the home crowd
Olympic Soccer Screw Up: After Flag-Gate Comes Welshman-Gate
Olympic officials are now two for two when it comes to embarrasing episodes in the soccer
The Olympics Have Begun, and It’s Ladies (Soccer) First
With women athletes on a more equal footing than ever in Olympic history, the women’s soccer teams have kicked-off the games with the first round of their group matches.
Why Are Some Olympic Women’s Teams Flying Coach While the Men Fly Business?
Japan’s World Cup-winning women’s soccer team flew to the London Olympics in premium economy class, while their male counterparts in the under-23 team were taken in business. Why?