Latest Hedvig Lindahl News

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. ...

American Felix sets new women's Olympics medal record

Aug. 06, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The new medal standard in Olympic women's track has been set. American Allyson Felix stands alone at the top and still has a chance to go even higher. The 35-year-old Felix won her record 10th Olympic track medal Friday night at the Tokyo Games with a push...

Olympic Latest: Canada wins 1st gold in women's soccer

Aug. 06, 2021 11:16 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Canada won its first Olympic gold medal in women’s...

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...

Lindahl is a steadying force in goal for Sweden at Olympics

Jul. 23, 2021 09:10 AM EDT

Sweden's anchor is a 38-year-old mother of two who has taken it upon herself to make sure athletes at the Olympics are environmentally conscious. Hedvig Lindahl is the longtime goalkeeper for Sweden's national team, a veteran of four World Cups and five Olympics. ...

US women's soccer regroups after stunning loss to Sweden

Jul. 22, 2021 05:03 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — While it certainly wasn’t the Olympic start the U.S. women’s soccer team had anticipated, a rare loss didn’t skewer the squad’s hopes for gold. The United States fell to Sweden 3-0 Wednesday night in the team’s opener in Tokyo, snapping a 44-match...

Sweden stuns US 3-0 in women's soccer at Olympics

Jul. 21, 2021 09:13 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Sweden didn't have to bunker down on defense against the Americans this time. Stina Blackstenius scored a pair of goals and the Swedes stunned the United States at the Olympics with a 3-0 victory Wednesday in the women's soccer tournament. ...