Olympic Soccer Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Soccer Icon Romario, Rio Mayor Paes Cited in Corruption TapeRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2015 | Bloomberg

    One of Brazil's most famous soccer players and the mayor fronting Rio de Janeiro's build-up to next year's Olympic games were mentioned in a recording that led to Tuesday's arrests of one of Brazil's richest men and a senior politician. Former soccer star Romario and Mayor Eduardo Paes both denied any wrongdoing.

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  2. Dolly can spark SA Olympic bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Keagan Dolly during the South African Under-23 team training at Eldorado Park in Johannesburg this week. Photo: Sydney Mahlangu, BackpagePix The South African Under-23 squad definitely cannot lack for motivation as the opening fixture of the Olympic-qualifying Eight Nations tournament draws ever closer.

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  3. South African Under-23 Footballers In Senegal For Africa Cup Of NationsRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2015 | Malaysian National News Agency

    JOHANNESBURG, Nov 26 -- The South African men's under-23 national soccer team has left for Senegal for the finals of the Confederation of African Football Africa Cup of Nations, the continental tournament for home-based players. The eight-nation event runs from Nov 28 to Dec 12, and the top three teams will qualify for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

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  4. Women's CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Southern Soccer Scene

    The schedule for the 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship has been set after the final draw was made and the U.S. Women's National Team will open its Group A play against Costa Rica on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. CT. The two venues for the competition are BBVA Compass Stadium, home to the Houston Dash of the NWSL and the Houston Dynamo of MLS, and Toyota Stadium, located in the Dallas suburb of Frisco and home to FC Dallas of MLS.

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  5. Photos: ROX museum is openRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Richmond News

    Visitors to the recently opened Richmond Olympic Experience can stay dry and try their hand at kayaking . Photos by Chung Chow/Special to the News.

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  6. Schedule set for CONCACAF women's Olympic soccer qualifying tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Examiner.com

    According to the Canadian Press on Monday, the schedule is set for the 2016 CONCACAF women's Olympic soccer qualifying tournament in Texas. Canada is in group B with Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago and Guatemala.

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  7. U.S., Mexico grouped together in women's Olympic soccer qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    Carli Lloyd, right, celebrates with Alex Morgan after scoring a goal for the U.S. against Brazil during a match in Seattle on Oct. 21. Carli Lloyd, right, celebrates with Alex Morgan after scoring a goal for the U.S. against Brazil during a match in Seattle on Oct. 21. The U.S. and Mexican women's soccer teams have been drawn into the same group for February's CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament, which is to be played in Houston and suburban Dallas. The World Cup champion Americans, winners of the last three Olympic gold medals, will also meet Puerto Rico and Costa Rica in group play in Frisco, Texas.

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  8. Sports digest: Stanford women's soccer advances to NCAA quarterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Megan Turner scored early and Ryan Walker-Hartshorn came off the bench to score twice as the Stanford women's soccer team beat Arizona 3-0 on Saturday at Stanford to advance to the NCAA tournament quarterfinals. Turner put the Cardinal up 1-0 with her goal in the 17th minute.

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  9. State-of-the-art Olympic museum opens in B.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | CBC News

    A $10-million Olympic museum is opening at the Richmond Oval next weekend, becoming the first Olympic Museum in North America to join the IOC's Olympic Museum Network. The Richmond Olympic Experience - or ROX - is being billed as one of the most interactive sports attractions in the world, featuring interactive videos and virtual reality exhibits that allow visitors to try out various sports.

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  10. Bach confident in Rio safety, Paris bid after attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 | ESPN

    IOC President Thomas Bach expressed confidence Sunday in the ability of Brazilian authorities to protect next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the wake of the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris. With the games nine months away, the bomb and gun attacks in the French capital that left at least 129 people dead and over 350 wounded will raise concerns over the safety of athletes and fans at the Olympics.

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  11. How soccer made refugees AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | CNN

    Amy Bass: A former mill town in Maine adapted to its changing demographics with the help of a championship soccer team Amy Bass, a professor of history at the College of New Rochelle , is the author of " Not the Triumph but the Struggle: The 1968 Olympics and the Making of the Black Athlete. " As the supervisor of NBC's Olympic Research Room, she is a veteran of eight Olympics, with an Emmy win in 2012.

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  12. 10 things to know about new Ocean Breeze trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | SILive.com

    With the Ocean Breeze Track and Field Athletic Complex on Father Capodanno Boulevard now officially open to the public, the Advance took a tour of the modern facility. The two-story, $93 million athletic complex takes up 135,000 square feet and houses seating for 2,500 spectators during track and field events.

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  13. Sports digest: Russia's anti-doping operation takes another shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Leaders of the World Anti-Doping Agency declared Russia's anti-doping operation out of compliance Wednesday -- a harsh, though expected blow to a country accused of widespread corruption throughout its sports. Members of the WADA foundation board approved a recommendation from an independent commission that detailed widespread rule-breaking in Russia's track and anti-doping programs.

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  14. Brazil to strengthen international co-op on Olympics securityRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Rio de Janeiro, Nov 18 : Brazil will strengthen international cooperation to handle the security of the Summer Olympics, which will be held here in August 2016, local daily O Dia reported. However, according to the State's Secretary for Extraordinary Events on Tuesday, Andrei Rodrigues, the security scheme has not been altered after the attacks in Paris, committed by terrorist group ISIS, reports Xinhua.

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  15. Brazil to strengthen international co-op on Olympic Games securityRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Brazil will strengthen international cooperation to handle the security of the Summer Olympics, which will be held here in August 2016, local daily O Dia reported on Tuesday. However, according to the State's Secretary for Extraordinary Events, Andrei Rodrigues, the security scheme has not been altered after the attacks in Paris, committed by terrorist group ISIS.

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  16. Sports scandals awash with hard-luck storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Examiner

    ROB SHAW says: THE comparisons between the global scandals facing cycling, soccer and now athletics were perfectly summed up in one quote: "This to my mind is a 10 or 11 on the Lance Armstrong scale. Silver medalist Jared Tallent of Australia, gold medalist Sergey Kirdyapkin of Russia and bronze medalist Tianfeng Si of China pose during the medal ceremony for the Men's 50km Walk on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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  17. Telemundo Extends Multi-Year Contract with Andres Cantor as Lead Sports AnchorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced today that it has secured the services of acclaimed soccer announcer Andrs Cantor through the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. The contract multi-year extension ensures that Cantor, known for his epic goal calls, will serve as lead broadcaster and play by play announcer for Telemundo and NBC UNIVERSO, including the upcoming Rio 2016 Summer Olympics, the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar.

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  18. Husband of 9/11 hero returns award after Jenner gets same honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | SFGate

    Police Officer Moira Smith leads injured Edward Nicholls, a broker at Aon Corporation, to safety from the burning World Trade Center in this file photo taken just before the collapse of the first tower on Sept. 11, 2001 in New York.

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  19. Paris attacks have no bearing on 2024 bid: IOC chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | The Indian Express

    The host city of the 2024 Games will be designated in 2017 but Bach believes the atrocity that struck Paris, announced as one of five candidate cities in September, will have no bearing on the outcome of the IOC vote. The deadly attacks on Paris will not hurt the French capital's chances of hosting the 2024 Summer Games, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said on Monday.

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  20. IOC's Bach confident in Rio security after Paris attacksRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2015 | Tribune-Chronicle

    IOC President Thomas Bach expressed confidence Sunday in the ability of Brazilian authorities to protect next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the wake of the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris. With the games nine months away, the bomb and gun attacks in the French capital that left at least 129 people dead and over 350 wounded will raise concerns over the safety of athletes and fans at the Olympics.

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