Posts Tagged ‘ hope solo ’

USWNT: Positives to Take Towards World Cup 2015

August 10, 2012
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On Thursday, the USWNT defeated Japan 2-1 in a thrilling match to re-establish itself as the world’s pre-eminent soccer team. Following the celebrations will come a three-year lull before the next major international competition, the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which will be held in Canada. Here are three positives the USWNT can take...

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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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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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8 Reasons You Gotta Love Hope Solo

July 30, 2012
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There is little doubt that one of the major reasons the United States Women’s National Team is on track to continue its run towards an unprecedented fourth Olympic Gold medal is the strength of its netminder, Hope Solo. While Solo’s career has certainly had its fair share of controversies, here are eight reasons you’ve...

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USWNT: 5 Reasons US Women Are Clear Favorites to Win Olympic Gold

July 14, 2012
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Last summer, the United States Women’s National Team enthralled Americans with their exciting run during the Women’s World Cup. However, that run ended with a emotionally crushing defeat to Japan in the finals in penalties. A year removed, the USWNT is back and better than ever; ready to win Olympic Gold in London. They’re...

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