Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/D3 Rio 2016/Soccer’ Category

Christine Sinclair headlines Canada’s Olympic soccer team

Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Canada Soccer announced the 18 players that will compete at the upcoming Games in Rio. The team will look to improve on its bronze-medal finish at the 2012 Olympics.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic named to Sweden’s provisional Olympic team

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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Sweden's most prolific striker could be in the mix for the upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Canada women’s soccer team rounding into form ahead of Rio

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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Tuesday's gritty performance in Ottawa showed Canada's women's soccer team will be worth watching at the Olympics with its veteran core surrounded by promising youth.

Injured Canadian keeper D’Angelo hopes to be ready for Rio

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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If you have any doubts that Sabrina D'Angelo can make it back for the Olympics from a fractured wrist, consider that the 23-year-old goalkeeper from Welland, Ont., broke the wrist in pre-game warmups for her NWSL club team, then had it taped up and played.

U.S. women’s soccer team cannot strike, federal judge rules

Friday, June 3rd, 2016
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Federal judge says the world champion U.S. women's soccer team currently does not have the right to strike to seek improved conditions and wages before the Summer Olympics.