Football Soccer Beijing Olympics

Gold medal favorite: United States


Group A - Argentina, Canada, China PR, Sweden
Group B - Brazil, Germany, Korea DPR, Nigeria,
Group C - Japan, New Zealand, Norway, USA

Venues: Beijing National Stadium, Workers’ Stadium, Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre Stadium, Shanghai Stadium, Shenyang Olympic Stadium, Tianjin Olympic Centre Stadium

United States beat Brazil to take gold in Extra Time

The United States has once again beaten Brazil in an Olympic Games Gold Medal match. With both sides being scoreless after 90 minutes the match went into extra time but it only took the United States’ Carli Lloyd 6 minutes to put the Americans into the winning position.
Despite a valiant effort by the Brazilians [...]

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Here are the results from today’s action:
Sweden defeated Argentina - 1 - 0
Germany defeated Nigeria - 1 - 0
United States defeated Japan 1 - 0
China drew with Canada - 1 - 1
Brazil defeated DPR Korea - 2 - 1
Norway defeated New Zealadn - 1 - 0

Here are the results from the evening matches from day 1 of the women’s football. The upset of the day probably goes to Norway defeating USA 2-0. Leni Laursen Kaurin got a goal after a mix up with the U.S. defenders. Melissa Wiik then scored a goal just two minutes later.
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Full Time Scores

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Canada: 2
Candace Chapman, Kara Lang
Argentina: 1
Ludmila Manicler
Germany: 0
Brazil: 0
New Zealand: 2
Kristy Yallop, Amber Hearn
Japan: 2
Aya Miyawa, Homare Sawa

Half Time Results

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Canada vs Argentina (1:0)
Candace Chapman 26m
Japan vs New Zealand (0:1)
Kristy Yallop
Germany vs Brazil (0:0)

Canada’s Candace Chapman scored the first points of the Beijing Olympics scoring a goal in the match between the North Americans and Argentina in the 26th minute.

The first events of the Beijing Olympics are due to start any minute now. The match being shown on China’s CCTV is Brazil and Germany which is on in Shenyang. Here is a full schedule of all of the games today.
It started at 5 p.m. local time and the stadium doesn’t look too [...]