Posts Tagged ‘ 2012 olympics ’

USWNT Wins Its Fourth Olympic Gold Medal: Four Thoughts from the Historic Victory

August 9, 2012
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The USWNT continued its remarkable Olympic history on Thursday winning its fourth Olympic Gold medal in five tournaments with a 2-1 victory over Japan. With the win, the U.S. reasserted itself as world champions by avenging their bitter loss to Japan in last summer’s World Cup. Here are four thoughts from the match. Amy...

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USWNT Wins the Gold Medal: Why Carli Lloyd Is the Woman of the Match

August 9, 2012
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In a game filled from start to finish with thrills, the USWNT outlasted Japan at Wembley Stadium 2-1 Thursday to claim Olympic Gold. While many of the USWNT players had outstanding games, including a lights out effort by goalkeeper Hope Solo, Carli Lloyd’s effort deserves special recognition. Prior to the tournament, Lloyd lost her...

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Video: Melissa Tancredi – Head Stamp on Carli Lloyd

August 7, 2012
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I don’t know how I missed this in real time, but I went back and watched it on my DVR as well and it was definitely intentional. It also should have definitely been a red card. This happened in the 55th minute when the game was still 1-1. If it was spotted, she’s off....

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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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