North America beats Sweden in OT, needs help to advance

Sep 22, 2016

North America beats Sweden in OT, needs help to advance

When Nathan MacKinnon deked Henrik Lundqvist out for a highlight-reel overtime goal and got mobbed by teammates, he couldn’t be happier. Minutes later, MacKinnon found out that the 4-3 victory over Sweden on Wednesday wasn’t enough to get Team North America into the semifinals ...

Germany defeats Sweden to claim gold in women's soccer

Aug 20, 2016

Germany defeats Sweden to claim gold in women's soccer

With her arms raised in victory, coach Silvia Neid ran onto the field to join the celebration of Germany’s first Olympic gold medal — even jumping onto the players’ dogpile. What a way to go out. Dzsenifer Marozsan scored early in the second half ...

Japan eliminated despite victory over Sweden

Aug 11, 2016

Japan eliminated despite victory over Sweden

Japan’s quest for its first Olympic medal in men’s soccer since Mexico City in 1968 will continue for another four years to Tokyo after being eliminated from the Rio Games on Wednesday. Japan dominated Sweden 1-0 in its final Group B game for its ...

Jun 16, 2016

Nadeshiko Japan to travel to Sweden for friendly

Former women’s world champion Nadeshiko Japan will play Sweden away in a friendly next month, the Japan Football Association said on Thursday. Asako Takakura’s side will play the Swedes at Guldfageln Arena in Kalmar on July 21 and will also play club side Kristianstad ...

Apr 21, 2016

Sweden's newborn royal is named Prince Alexander

Sweden’s royal palace has announced that the latest addition to the royal family will be named Prince Alexander. The baby boy was born Tuesday. He is the first child of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, who got married last year. The palace on ...