Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Soccer’ Category

US soccer star Alex Morgan confused about Tokyo Olympic policy on children

Thursday, July 1st, 2021

U.S. soccer player Alex Morgan leaves for the Tokyo Olympics in a week's time but says she is still unsure whether eased restrictions for nursing mothers will allow her to bring her 1-year-old daughter with her.

Jonathan David a key to Canadian men unlocking deep run in CONCACAF Gold Cup

Tuesday, June 29th, 2021

When the Canadian men’s team competes in next month’s CONCACAF Gold Cup, it’ll do so with one of the brightest young prospects in European club soccer as a reference point. No, not just Alphonso Davies, but 21-year-old Ottawa native Jonathan David from France's Lille OSC.

Lloyd, Rapinoe headline U.S. women’s Olympic roster

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021

The U.S. women's soccer team that will compete at this year's Tokyo Olympics will have a familiar look as Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan were among a slew of experienced players named to the national squad on Wednesday.

Canada women’s soccer coach Bev Priestman hopes for improved play against Brazil

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

After taking a "little bit of a step backwards" in a scoreless draw against the Czech Republic, Canada coach Bev Priestman wants to see improvements against Brazil on Monday.