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Solo shines in record 200th game

/ / Aug 7, 2016

Solo shines in record 200th game

Love her or hate her, Hope Solo’s dominance as a goalkeeper is undeniable.Solo came up big in her 200th international appearance as the United States fought off France 1-0 on Saturday in an Olympic group match at Mineirao Stadium. And she did it while ...

Portugal tops Japan in Toulon Tournament

/ / May 24, 2016

Portugal tops Japan in Toulon Tournament

Japan’s Olympic men’s soccer team suffered its second loss in as many games at the Toulon Tournament, losing 1-0 to Portugal on Monday.Andre Horta scored the lone goal in the 22nd minute for Portugal, which like Japan has also qualified for the Rio de ...

Korea blanks Japan to earn bronze

Aug 12, 2012

Korea blanks Japan to earn bronze

Japan’s medal drought in men’s soccer at the Olympics will now reach 48 years after losing to South Korea 2-0 in the third-place match of London 2012 on Friday.In Japan’s first appearance in the bronze-medal match since 1968, Arsenal striker Park Chu Young scored ...

/ Aug 10, 2012

Japan looks to end soccer medal drought

If Japan wants to win its first medal in men’s soccer in 44 years, it will have to dig deep on Friday in Cardiff — really deep.Japan’s opponent in the bronze-medal match has turned out to be none other than South Korea, which lost ...