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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 ...

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 ...

/ 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 ...

Mexico keeps poise, rallies to beat Japan

/ Aug 9, 2012

Mexico keeps poise, rallies to beat Japan

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The defense never rested, but it wasn’t good enough. Mexico, the superior offensive team in the match, found holes in Japan’s defense, attacked relentlessly and rode that effort to a clinical 3-1 victory Tuesday night in the Olympic men’s soccer tournament semifinals at Wembley ...