Olympic Soccer Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. 173 athletes awarded gold so far at Baku 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Today.Az

    The first European Games has awarded 173 athletes with gold medals to date, according to Baku 2015 Chief Operating Officer Simon Clegg at a press conference in Baku on June 25. Clegg noted that 21 more medals will be presented on June 25-two in fencing, nine in swimming, five in judo, and five in boxing. Speaking on the competitions and on residents in the Athletes Village Clegg said, "Operations continue to run smoothly at all venues, with decommissioning continuing at venues that have completed their competition."

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  2. China probes deputy minister on Olympic panel for discipline breachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | AlertNet

    A deputy sports minister on China's Olympic committee is being investigated for suspected "serious breaches of discipline and the law", the ruling Communist Party's graft watchdog said on Thursday. China's sports bodies are in the international spotlight, as Beijing competes with Almaty in Kazakhstan to host the Winter Olympic Games in 2022.

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  3. Germany and France qualify for the 2016 Olympics in women's soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Examiner.com

    According to Nick Zaccardi of NBC Sports on Wednesday, Germany and France have qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in women's soccer . They qualified because they are the only two eligible European nations that have reached the quarterfinals at the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada.

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  4. Canada, England closer on the field than offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Canada.com

    The debate rarely pops up here, in large part because the Canadian men's soccer team has been so inconsequential over the last 20 years, dipping to 109th in the FIFA world rankings. But as the England women prepare to face Canada in a quarterfinal Saturday at the 2015 World Cup, their place in a United Kingdom sporting landscape so dominated by male footballers is still a burning question.

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  5. Canada eliminates Switzerland from Olympic women's soccer in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Examiner.com

    According to TSN on Sunday, Canada beat Switzerland 1-0 in the round of 16 at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup from Vancouver, British Columbia. With the loss, Switzerland has been eliminated from qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in women's soccer.

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  6. Beach Soccer Worldwide's Cusco: Baku 2015 fantastic opportunity for beach soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Trend

    The First European Games in Baku is a fantastic opportunity for the beach soccer in terms of the promotion of this sport and bringing it close to the Olympic Games, Joan Cusco, FIFA Board Member and Vice President of Beach Soccer Worldwide said at the press conference in Baku on June 23. "We are avery young sport, and new trend in sports, a part of football," he said adding that joining Baku European Games is the best news that "we have been able to bring to this sport". "We want to showcase this sport at its best.

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  7. Ventura County Lodging Association Hotels Host Special Olympic Delegations From 6 CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Patch.com

    Hotel members of the Ventura County Lodging Association will host Special Olympic delegations from six countries while the athletes prepare to compete in the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. The delegations will stay in VenturaCountyWest from July 21 through July 24. Between 90 and 100 Special Olympic athletes and coaches from Afghanistan, American Samoa, Kosovo, Paupa New Guinea, Samoa and Tonga will stay at seven hotels in Camarillo, Oxnard, Point Hueneme and Ventura.

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  8. 5 reasons to watch Women's World CupRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | GantDaily.com

    About a year ago, the U.S. men's national team faced Belgium in the knockout round of the World Cup. It lost 2-1 but won over 20 million viewers, making it the second most-watched men's soccer game in U.S. television history.

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  9. Iain MacIntyre: Belanger forgives the past to strike for the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Vancouver Sun

    Fans turn out to cheer for Canada Sunday at the City of Vancouver's FIFA Fan Zone as the host country takes on Switzerland. VANCOUVER - Josee Belanger thought she was finished with Team Canada.

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  10. Belanger's goal in 52nd minute lifts Canada past Swiss 1-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    John Herdman flew to Quebec in November 2012 for a coaching conference and another matter he considered rather pressing: To bring Josee Belanger back to the national team for a World Cup run at home. Team Canada celebrates Josee Belanger's goal against Switzerland during the second half of the FIFA Women's World Cup round of 16 soccer action in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on Sunday June 21, 2015.

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  11. Kaylyn Kyle credits coach for helping her rediscover love for soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Brandon Sun

    Canada's Kaylyn Kyle, left, ties up Cuba's Marianela Morales Chacon during the first half of play in a CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying soccer game in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday January 21, 2012. Like many of her teammates, Kyle's love affair with soccer took a beating at the 2011 World Cup.

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    Jun 21, 2015 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Canada's Kaylyn Kyle, left, ties up Cuba's Marianela Morales Chacon during the first half of play in a CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying soccer game in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday January 21, 2012. Like many of her teammates, Kyle's love affair with soccer took a beating at the 2011 World Cup.

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  13. Left field: Putting Hong Kong on the darts mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    The deeds of Scott Mackenzie and Royden Lam in the World Cup will go a long way to boost the professional game here Alvin Sallay, a Sunday columnist with the paper for more than 10 years, has been reporting on the Hong Kong sports scene for the last 25 years. Through his columns he has covered four Olympic Games and one soccer World Cup.

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  14. The beauty of the torch is the hope it illuminatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | InsideHalton.com

    Its roots are linked to Greek gods and the gift of fire, although its modern rebirth has far less noble associations. Since the ancient Games in Greece, flame has been connected to multi-sport events like the Olympics and Pan Am Games because of the depth and breadth of its symbolism.

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  15. LAUSD Middle Schools Benefit from Latest LA84 Youth Sports GrantsRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    Every middle school in LAUSD will be among the beneficiaries of the latest round of youth sports grants announced today by the LA84 Foundation. A total of $1.3 million is being awarded to 38 regional youth sports organizations that together reach nearly 34,000 children, including youth with disabilities.

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  16. Marin Highlanders Rugby Club developing a girls programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Marin Independent Journal

    Rugby coach Lauren O'Connor teaches Shynie Lu, 16, during a practice session with the Marin County Highlanders Rugby Football Club in Corte Madera on Tuesday. Rugby has long been called a hooligan sport played by gentlemen, but some young ladies in the county are just now joining the fray.

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  17. Women's World Cup, USA vs. Colombia: Know your opponentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Sporting News

    On Monday, June 22, the USA women's soccer squad starts the knockout stage of the Women's World Cup against Colombia, a country long associated with a winning tradition on the men's side. The women's team, however, remains in reputation-building mode.

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  18. Special Olympics coming in 2017Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Medincine Hat News

    Medicine Hat will host the 2017 Alberta Summer Special Olympic Games, and planners say Hatters will be treated to sport at its best. Fifty local athletes, their families and fans gave a rousing standing ovation as the winning bid was announced at city council's meeting Monday night.

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  19. Photos: See Orange County's soccer star Amy Rodriguez through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Saddleback Valley News

    ... the Home Depot Center practice faciltiy in 2008. Lake Forest city manager Bob Dunek greets Amy Rodriguez, an Olympic soccer player from Lake Forest during the grand opening of the Lake Forest Sports Park in 2014. In 2003, Mater Dei's Natalie Macias, ...

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  20. Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arrives Next Year, E3 2015 TrailerRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | GamersHell.com

    Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games invites you to compete in fun Olympic events set throughout host city Rio de Janeiro. You will join Mario, Sonic and your favorite characters to take on challenging events like Soccer, Beach Volleyball, and Rugby.

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