RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – AUGUST 20: Neymar (C) of Brazil celebrates with team mates after the Men’s Football Final between Brazil and Germany at the Maracana Stadium on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

What’s next for Brazil, and how far can Neymar take them?

It couldn’t have been more perfect, having Neymar take the final penalty that would win Brazil their first gold medal in Olympic history. The man whom so much is asked by his country was the one to deliver for them. The match against Germany on Saturday became a nationwide therapy session when Neymar sent Timo Horn […]

SALVADOR, BAHIA – AUGUST 04: Carlos Cisneros of Mexico is chasing Lukas Klostermann of Germany during the Men’s Group C first round match between Mexico and Germany during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Arena Fonte Nova on August 4, 2016 in Salvador, Brazil. (Photo by Felipe Oliveira/Getty Images)

How the Olympic soccer teams are situating themselves for the knockout stage after one game

Both the women’s and men’s Olympic soccer tournaments have completed one game and while they still have two more games to go in the group stage, some teams have already set themselves up for advancement while others have work to do. In the women’s tournament, since 2/3 of the field qualify for the knockout stage, […]

FRISCO, TX – FEBRUARY 10: (L-R) Becky Sauerbrunn #4, Hope Solo #1 and Carli Lloyd #10 of USA before a match against Costa Rica during the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying at Toyota Stadium on February 10, 2016 in Frisco, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Can anyone beat the U.S. Women’s National Team in the Rio Olympics?

A year ago, we didn’t quite trust that the U.S. Women’s National Team would do well in the Women’s World Cup. The USWNT were still a favorite but they were in a tough group and with teams like Germany and Japan right there with them, it was going to be the most competitive World Cup […]

HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND – JUNE 14: Gabriel Jesus of Brazil celebrates after scoring a goal during a penalty shoot out during the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 quarter final match between Brazil and Portugal held at Waikato Stadium on June 14, 2015 in Hamilton, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Five youngsters to keep an eye out for at the 2016 Rio Olympics

One of the, shall we say, charms of the Olympic soccer tournament is the inclusion of young talent. For the men’s tournament, teams are only allowed to bring three players over the age of 23. While the Olympics might not have the same prestige for the men as the World Cup or even regional tournaments […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – NOVEMBER 12: An aerial view of the Christ The Redeemer statue (F) and the Maracana Stadium (B) on November 12, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Men’s and Women’s Olympic groups drawn: USWNT get France

The group stage draw for the Men’s and Women’s Olympic tournament took place and the 16 Men’s teams and 12 Women’s teams can finally prepare for their opponents in the Rio Olympics four months from now. The Men’s tournament will consist of four groups of four teams and the top two in each group advance […]

Olympic berth on the line for U.S. tonight against Colombia

After last week’s 1-1 draw in Barranquilla, the United States’ U-23 team is in a good position to qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics tonight in Frisco, Texas. A win over Colombia, or even a 0-0 draw, will be enough to see the Americans qualify for the first time since 2008 in Beijing. How to […]

USMNT U-23 squad facing Colombia for the final Olympic spot

There’s one spot left in soccer tournament for the 2016 Summer Olympics, and either the United States or Colombia will claim it. The first match of the home-and-away tie is tonight in Barranquilla, and as far as U-23 matches go, the stakes could hardly be any higher. How to watch: 5 p.m. ET, FOX Sports […]