U.S. women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo was suspended Wednesday for six months by U.S. Soccer for disparaging comments about Sweden following the Americans’ early departure from the Rio Olympics.
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The five-time World Cup champion won the only championship it was still missing on Saturday, defeating Germany 5-4 in a penalty shootout and winning a soccer gold medal for the first time.
The U.S. women’s soccer team was eliminated from medal contention Friday when it lost 4-3 in a penalty kick shootout to Sweden in the quarterfinals.
Catalina Usme scored on a free kick at a tight angle in the 90th minute to pull Colombia into a 2-all draw with the United States on Tuesday night.
Mallory Pugh became the youngest American to score in the Olympic Games, when she put the U.S. ahead 2-1 Tuesday against Colombia.
Kiszla: 4,000 miles from home: Mallory Pugh, Lindsey Horan playing soccer in the jungle with a big river and monster moths
Welcome to Mal and Lindsey’s excellent soccer adventure. These are two Colorado kids, all grown up and 4,000 miles from the Rocky Mountains, playing a little footy in the jungle.
Hope Solo was unaffected by the Brazilian boos as she made her 200th international appearance.
Brazil started its quest for an Olympic gold medal in men’s soccer with a disappointing 0-0 draw against South Africa, a result that prompted loud jeers by some of the home fans.
Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan scored a goal in each half as the U.S. women’s soccer team defeated New Zealand 2-0 in its debut at the Rio games on Wednesday.