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  1. Abby Wambach on Rio Olympics: That’s a decision for next year

    Apr 2, 2015, 2:35 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    It would be much tougher for Wambach to make the 2016 Olympic team than the 2015 World Cup team.

  2. No Great Britain soccer teams for Rio Olympics

    Mar 31, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

    Daniel Sturridge

    England FA couldn’t get backing from the three other federations.

  3. Manaus approved as Rio 2016 Olympic soccer venue by FIFA

    Mar 16, 2015, 8:45 AM EDT


    FIFA previously opposed Manaus being included in the Olympics because of its distance from Rio de Janeiro.

  4. England FA hopes to qualify soccer teams for Rio Olympics

    Mar 2, 2015, 4:59 PM EDT

    Team GB

    Team GB’s men and women were ousted in the 2012 Olympic quarterfinals.

  5. Rio Olympics propose Manaus as soccer venue; FIFA opposes

    Feb 12, 2015, 1:30 PM EDT


    Manaus is 1,800 miles northwest of Rio de Janeiro.

  6. Pele jokes about Olympics upon hospital release

    Dec 9, 2014, 12:34 PM EDT


    “I am preparing for the Olympics! Three professionals can play in the Olympics. I’m one of the three!”

  7. Cyclist Rui Costa wins Portugal Sportsman of the Year; Ronaldo not a finalist

    Nov 13, 2014, 7:59 AM EDT

    Rui Costa

    Ronaldo has never won Portugal’s Sportsman of the Year.

  8. Zlatan Ibrahimovic eyes 2016 Olympics

    Nov 12, 2014, 9:12 AM EDT

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    Sweden hasn’t qualified for the Olympic men’s soccer tournament since 1992.

  9. Alpine skiers beaten out for Austria Sportsman of the Year award

    Oct 31, 2014, 4:03 PM EDT

    Marcel Hirscher

    Bayern Munich soccer player won by a single point.

  10. Neymar will be on Brazil’s Olympic soccer team, coach says

    Oct 31, 2014, 8:33 AM EDT


    But Neymar’s status for Rio 2016 is still very much in question.

  11. Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale have Olympic 100m final speed, Liverpool manager says

    Oct 20, 2014, 10:54 AM EDT

    Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale

    How fast would they have to traverse the Bernabeu to have Olympic 100m final speed?

  12. Landon Donovan and the Olympics

    Oct 9, 2014, 2:17 PM EDT

    Landon Donovan

    Donovan was youngest member of the 2000 U.S. Olympic men’s soccer team, one month before his first USMNT cap.

  13. Great Britain men’s soccer team unlikely for 2016 Olympics, says Coe

    Oct 7, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT

    Daniel Sturridge

    Team GB had an Olympic soccer team for the first time in 52 years in 2012.

  14. South Korea beats North Korea in final seconds of Asian Games men’s soccer final

    Oct 2, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

    South Korea men's soccer

    See video of finish in added time of extra time in Incheon.

  15. North Korea vs. South Korea in Asian Games men’s soccer final

    Oct 1, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

    North Korea men's soccer

    Game will be played in South Korea with more than a gold medal at stake.

  16. What London’s Olympic Stadium will look like as West Ham’s home (photos)

    Sep 25, 2014, 11:16 AM EDT

    West Ham Olympic Stadium

    Premier League club to move into the stadium in 2016.

  17. IOC: FIFA boss says 2022 World Cup won’t clash with Olympics

    Sep 9, 2014, 10:52 AM EDT

    Sepp Blatter, Jacques Rogge

    Qatar World Cup could change dates to due high summer temperatures.

  18. One FIFA alternative 2022 World Cup window could creep into Feb.

    Sep 8, 2014, 1:18 PM EDT

    Sepp Blatter

    Qatar World Cup could start in November or January instead of June-July.

  19. Brazil’s Olympic coach wants Neymar to play at Rio 2016

    Jul 28, 2014, 9:32 AM EDT

    Brazil's forward Neymar (L) is challenge

    Neymar played in 2012, but there’s a new obstacle that could keep him out of 2016.

  20. Free Rio Olympic tickets will be offered to diversify crowds, reports say

    Jul 11, 2014, 5:58 PM EDT

    Christ the Redeemer

    Olympics will be Brazil’s “top priority” come Monday.

  21. Obstacles for Tim Howard to return to Brazil for Olympics

    Jul 2, 2014, 8:21 AM EDT

    Tim Howard

    Age, qualification, crammed schedule are in the way.

  22. The ultimate Olympic World Cup field

    Jun 18, 2014, 4:28 PM EDT

    Olympic World Cup

    What the World Cup groups would look like if nations were represented by their greatest Olympians.

  23. Flopping at World Cup impresses U.S. Olympic diving coach

    Jun 18, 2014, 11:24 AM EDT

    Drew Johansen

    Coach judges Fred’s dive for Brazil a 9.5 on Olympic scale.

  24. Olympic stars show support for U.S. Soccer at World Cup

    Jun 16, 2014, 8:49 PM EDT

    Michael Phelps

    Michael Phelps, Mikaela Shiffrin and more follow U.S.-Ghana.