2012 Olympics

Grading Every USWNT Player’s Olympic Tournament So Far

August 7, 2012
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Coming off a thrilling 4-3 victory over Canada in the Olympic semifinals, the United States Women’s National Team now turns its focus to the gold medal match against Japan, which will be a rematch of last summer’s World Cup. So far in the tournament, the USWNT is a perfect 5-0. Here is how the...

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USWNT: 7 Thoughts from Thrilling Win over Canada

August 6, 2012
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In one of the most thrilling wins of its history, the United States Women’s National Team defeated a stubborn Canada in a thrilling 4-3 double overtime victory Monday afternoon. Having to come back from deficits on three separate occasions, the USWNT finally won the match on a perfectly placed header by Alex Morgan in...

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USWNT: 6 Things We Learned from Win over New Zealand

August 4, 2012
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The United States Women’s National Team defeated New Zealand 2-0 on Friday morning to advance from the Olympic quarterfinals. They will now meet Canada on Monday afternoon at 2:45 ET in the semifinals. Here are six things we learned from the game. Rachel Buehler was much better Buehler, who tends to bear the brunt...

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USWNT: 4 Keys to Beating Canada in Olympic Semi-Final

August 4, 2012
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The United States Women’s National Team continued their unbeaten Olympic run on Friday morning beating New Zealand 2-0 in the quarterfinals. Their next match will be against Canada in the Olympic semi-finals Monday afternoon at 2:45 ET. Here are four keys for the USWNT to beat Canada and advance to the Olympic gold medal...

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USWNT: 3 Thoughts from Win over North Korea

July 31, 2012
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The United States Women’s National Team defeated North Korea 1-0 on Tuesday, rounding out group play undefeated. In the process of winning the game, the USWNT put on a thoroughly dominating display, despite the low score, controlling possession for the overwhelming majority of the game. Here are three thoughts on the win. The U.S....

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