BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL – AUGUST 16: Germany celebrate winning the Women’s Semi Final match between Germany and Canada on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Mineirao Stadium on August 16, 2016 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Pedro Vilela/Getty Images)

Sweden tries to surprise, Brazil tries for home glory and Germany tries for double gold in Olympic soccer

Germany has never won a gold medal in Olympic soccer, though the East German men won in 1976. In 2016, both the men and women’s teams have a chance to do something no country has ever done, win double gold. Simply getting to this stage is unprecedented for either side, as Germany hasn’t done better […]

MONCTON, NB – AUGUST 17: Fans cheer for Team Nigeria during the FIFA Women’s U-20 Quarter Final game between New Zealand and the Nigeria at Moncton Stadium on August 17, 2014 in Moncton, Canada. Nigeria defeated New Zealnad 4-1. (Photo by Dave Connell/Getty Images)

Nigerian men’s soccer team stuck at airport, will arrive in Brazil hours before first game

Because the charter airline that was supposed to fly the team hasn’t been paid yet, the Nigerian men’s soccer team is currently stranded at Atlanta International Airport. The Nigeria Football Federation claimed that a “logistical mix-up” was why the payment hasn’t reached the bank account to the charter airline but since they haven’t seen that money, they are […]