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Italy sets unbeaten record; Germany, Spain top WCup groups

Sep. 05, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Italy set an international record of 36 games unbeaten on Sunday as Germany and Spain returned to the top of their World Cup qualifying groups. Though European champions Italy were held 0-0 at Switzerland, Germany and Spain were joined by England and...

US women dissect the Olympics while Canada celebrates gold

Aug. 07, 2021 07:23 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — For the U.S. women's national team, the soul-searching begins. The World Cup champions and overwhelming favorites going into the women's Olympic soccer tournament came away with a bronze medal after a disappointing run in Japan. The...

Canada clinches Olympic gold with a shootout win over Sweden

Aug. 06, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

Christine Sinclair finally has her title. The 38-year-old, long-time captain of the Canadian team has more international goals than any other player, male or female. But a major tournament championship had eluded her. Until now. ...

Canada wins Olympic women's soccer gold medal, beats Sweden 3-2 on penalty kicks after 1-1 draw.

Aug. 06, 2021 10:52 AM EDT
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Canada wins Olympic women's soccer gold medal, beats Sweden 3-2 on penalty kicks after 1-1 draw.

US women earn bronze medal with 4-3 win over Australia

Aug. 05, 2021 08:53 AM EDT

KASHIMA, Japan (AP) — Although the color of their medal wasn’t what they wanted, the mettle of the team came through in the end. The United States salvaged a rocky tournament by winning bronze in women's soccer at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday. Megan Rapinoe and...

Canada, Sweden ask for time change for Olympic women's final

Aug. 04, 2021 05:59 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Swedish and Canadian women's soccer teams have asked that the gold-medal match in Tokyo on Friday be moved to a different time because of heat. The match is scheduled for 11 a.m. at the Olympic Stadium, where track and field events are being held....

The US women will no doubt look different after the Olympics

Aug. 03, 2021 05:13 AM EDT

KASHIMA, Japan (AP) — The Olympics may be the last major soccer tournament for some of the biggest stars on the U.S. women's national team, including forward Carli Lloyd. The United States plays its final game of the Tokyo Games on Thursday in Kashima. The Americans,...

Lindahl's last? Sweden keeper seeks elusive Olympic title

Aug. 03, 2021 05:02 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Through five World Cups and five Olympics, Hedvig Lindahl has been driven by the search for success. It’s become a draining mission the Sweden goalkeeper won't abandon before she has a winners’ medal around her neck. “It’s...

Canada upsets US with 1-0 win in women's soccer

Aug. 02, 2021 09:21 AM EDT

KASHIMA, Japan (AP) — Carli Lloyd, clutch in so many critical moments for the U.S. women's soccer team, failed to connect against Canada on Monday night and the Americans won't play for a fifth Olympic gold medal. Lloyd's look in the 86th minute with the United States...

Given a chance, Lynn Williams provides boost for US soccer

Aug. 01, 2021 06:11 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — A last-minute rule change because of the pandemic cleared the way for one-time alternate Lynn Williams to earn an Olympic start. Then she proved she belonged all along. Williams not only started for the U.S. women's soccer team in its...