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All goals, USA vs Japan in Women’s Soccer Invitational

2012, Halmstad, Sweden, check out all five scores, two by Alex Morgan and two by Abby Wambach, as USA gets the win 4-1.

2012 Sweden Invitational Women’s Soccer Tournament: USA vs. Japan (REPLAY)

The three-nation event features the top three finishers from last summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany (USA, Japan and Sweden) and will give all three countries two excellent preparation matches heading into the Summer Olympics in London. (Full event replay)

2012 Sweden Invitational Women’s Soccer Tournament: Sweden vs. USA (REPLAY)

The three-nation event features the top three finishers from last summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany (USA, Japan and Sweden) and will give all three countries two excellent preparation matches heading into the Summer Olympics in London. (Full event replay)

U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Eyeing Revenge in London

Alex Morgan and Abby Wambach of USA look dejected during the FIFA Women’s World Cup Final match between Japan and USA at the FIFA World Cup stadium Frankfurt, July 17, 2011. (Friedemann Vogel/Getty Images) By Larry Fine DALLAS, May 15 (Reuters) – After an agonizing loss to Japan in last year’s World Cup final, the […]

U.S. wins inaugural women’s soccer gold in 1996

U.S. players Cindy Parlow (3), Briana Scurry (1), Joy Fawcett (14) and Carin Gabarra (12) celebrate their 2-1 victory over China. (Photo by Ruediger Fessel/Bongarts/Getty Images) By Phil Minshull, Special to Universal Sports Team USA won 44 gold medals in 1996, when the Olympics were last held in the United States with Atlanta being the […]

USA’s Women Soccer Sets Big Goals That Pay Off

In a test match before the Olympics, the Americans get the better of their World Cup rivals, winning 4-1, during the Women’s Soccer Invitational in Sweden.

Road To London: Basketball, Soccer & Judo – Ready, Set, Go!

May 3, 2012: The U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball roster is set, the Women’s U.S. Soccer team learns it’s first opponent – and the Paralympic Judo team is in place.

Gulf states strike athletics gold, North stun South

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JASON REED (Reuters) – Bahrain and Qatar struck more Asian Games athletics gold on Monday as their policy of cherry-picking top African talent continued to pay off, while North Korea stunned the South with a late winner in their women’s soccer semi-final. Mohamad Al-Garni and Maryam Yusuf Jamal added their names to the growing […]

Women front and center of Japan’s Asian Games team

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ISSEI KATO (Reuters) – Japan heads to the Asian Games with the team’s top two symbolic leadership roles filled by women for the first time in what may mark a growing focus on women’s sports in its traditionally male-dominated society. Giving the roles of captain and flag bearer to women at the could be […]

Incheon Ready to Showcase Cream of Asian sports

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM HONG-JI (Reuters) – An array of Olympians and stars of sports niche and new arrive in the South Korean city of Incheon for the 17th Asian Games this month, bringing together some 10,000 athletes for a 16-day multi-sport spectacular second only in scale to the Summer Olympics. From weightlifting to wushu, rowing to […]

2012 Full Event Replays

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U.S. survive Japan rally to win gold again

USA celebrates with their gold medals after defeating Japan in the gold medal match during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports) By Mike Collett LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – The United States won their third successive women’s Olympic soccer title by beating Japan 2-1 in a superb gold medal […]

U.S. grab late extra-time winner to reach final

MANCHESTER, England, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Reigning Olympic champions the United States beat Canada 4-3 thanks to an Alex Morgan goal late in extra time to reach the women’s soccer final after an extraordinary match on Monday. With the players on both sides exhausted, penalties looming and the referee looking at her watch, Morgan powered […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #20

Will the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team make up for the absence of their male counter-parts and win a third straight gold medal? (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports A painful kick in the grass knocked the U.S. men’s Olympic team out of the Games before it even got there. […]

Countdown To London: Brandi Chastain On U.S. Win Over Japan

The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team was in Sweden this past weekend for one of the final games before heading to London.

Goals, Goals, Goals

2012, Halmstad, Sweden, Women’s Soccer Invitational USA vs Sweden, Checkout these top 3 scores from USA vs Sweden. (Watch the full event at UniversalSports.com)

Road to London: Defending Goals And Gold

The Women’s Soccer Team refuses to rest on it’s laurels, as they prepare to defend their gold medal in London.

Drama and Controversy Reign at Asian Games

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM KYUNG-HOON (Reuters) – Cries of foul play took over the Asian Games on Wednesday when an Indian female boxer refused to accept her medal and Malaysia lodged a formal complaint after one of its competitors failed a drugs test. An Iraqi runner was also awarded a gold after a bizarre end to one […]

Qatar forfeit basketball game in hijab row

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ISSEI KATO (Reuters) – The Qatar women’s basketball team forfeited a game at the Asian Games on Wednesday after being refused permission to wear the hijab, saying they were taking a stand against what they say is a discriminatory policy against Muslim women. The Qatari players were asked, in accordance with International Basketball Federation’s […]

Sarajevo Winter Games venues crumble into oblivion

Credit: Reuters/Damir Sagolj (Reuters) – Abandoned and left to crumble into oblivion, most of the 1984 Winter Olympic venues in Bosnia’s capital Sarajevo have been reduced to rubble by neglect as much as the 1992-95 conflict that tore apart the former Yugoslavia. One set of photographs shows the venues gleaming with state of the art […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #29

Who will light the Olympic cauldron at the opening ceremony? Perhaps David Beckham? Sebastian Coe? Queen Elizabeth? (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports There are few secrets anymore, but Olympics organizers past and present have managed to keep the identity of the flame-lighter at opening ceremonies unrevealed until the […]

Bolt v Blake showdown a taste of what awaits in London

Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrate victory and a new world record in the men’s 4×100 meters relay final during day nine of 13th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Daegu Stadium on September 4, 2011 in Daegu, South Korea. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images) By Steve Keating KINGSTON, June 27 (Reuters) – Usain […]

Countdown To London: Brandi Chastain Calls For Gold

Former National Team member, Brandi Chastain, weighs in on the best strategies for the U.S. Women’s Olympic Soccer Team in their bid for Gold.

 
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