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Brazil to play Mexico for Olympic gold in soccer (The Associated Press)

Brazil to play Mexico for Olympic gold in soccer (The Associated Press)

LONDON (AP) — Brazil hasn’t been this close to the gold medal in men’s soccer since Romario was a promising young star in the late 1980s.

Brazil plays Mexico for 1st gold in football (The Associated Press)

Brazil plays Mexico for 1st gold in football (The Associated Press)

LONDON (AP) — Brazil hasn’t been this close to the gold medal in football since Romario was a young promising star in the late 1980s.

Brazilians spend time with relatives ahead of Olympic final (The Associated Press)

Brazilians spend time with relatives ahead of Olympic final (The Associated Press)

LONDON (AP) — Brazil is in the Olympic men’s soccer final for the first time in 24 years, and the players celebrated with their families during a special barbecue.

US tops Japan to take Olympic women’s soccer gold (The Associated Press)

US tops Japan to take Olympic women’s soccer gold (The Associated Press)

WEMBLEY, England (AP) — Abby Wambach didn’t put on her “Greatness Has Been Found” T-shirt right away. She instead strayed from her teammates and knelt alone at midfield – and cried into a U.S. flag.

Missed chances costly for Japan in Olympic final (The Associated Press)

Missed chances costly for Japan in Olympic final (The Associated Press)

WEMBLEY, England (AP) — Japan had more than a few chances to beat the United States for the second straight time in a major women’s soccer final. They just couldn’t take advantage of them.

US tops Japan to take Olympic women’s soccer gold (The Associated Press)

US tops Japan to take Olympic women’s soccer gold (The Associated Press)

WEMBLEY, England (AP) — Abby Wambach didn’t put on her “Greatness Has Been Found” T-shirt right away. She instead strayed from her teammates and knelt alone at midfield – and cried into a U.S. flag.

US tops Japan to win Olympic women’s football gold (The Associated Press)

US tops Japan to win Olympic women’s football gold (The Associated Press)

WEMBLEY, England (AP) — Hope Solo found herself enveloped in a group hug at the final whistle. Abby Wambach ran to join the fun in a celebration that unleashed a year of bottled-up frustration.

Missed chances costly for Japan in Olympic final (The Associated Press)

Missed chances costly for Japan in Olympic final (The Associated Press)

LONDON (AP) — Japan had more than enough chances to beat the United States for the second straight time in a major women’s football final.

US tops Japan to take Olympic women’s soccer gold (The Associated Press)

US tops Japan to take Olympic women’s soccer gold (The Associated Press)

WEMBLEY, England (AP) — Hope Solo found herself enveloped in a group hug at the final whistle. Abby Wambach ran to join the fun in a celebration that unleashed a year of bottled-up frustration.

Lloyd puts US up 1-0 over Japan in Olympic soccer (The Associated Press)

Lloyd puts US up 1-0 over Japan in Olympic soccer (The Associated Press)

WEMBLEY, England (AP) — The Americans lead Japan 1-0 after 15 minutes in the women’s gold medal soccer game.

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