Feb 6, 2013
Albany Times Union
Honduras rallies to beat US 2-1 in WCup qualifier
Honduras' Juan Carlos Garcia, front, celebrates followed by teammates after scoring U.S. during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer game in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Wednesday Feb.
Samba Boys chasing elusive crown
It is one of football's freakier facts that Brazil, five-time champions of the world, have never claimed Olympic gold, the one FIFA prize to elude them, despite so often fielding so many stars.
Brazil - Honduras Preview: La Bicolor Olimpica look to upset the odds once again
Mano Menezes' men are favourites for Saturday's clash with the Central Americans, who will be looking to pull off another upset after beating Spain in the group stages Neither side have new injury concerns heading into the game.
Spain eliminated, Brazil through
Spain suffered a rare football setback, going out of the men's Olympic tournament yesterday after losing 1-0 to Honduras, while Brazil and Japan booked their places in the quarter-finals with victories.
Milla: Spain should have had a penalty against Honduras
The coach felt that the referee should have pointed to the spot when Adrian tumbled over in the box under pressure from Arnold Peralta during the game at St James' Park After suffering a shock defeat by Japan in their 2012 Olympics Group D opener, La Roja needed to get something out of the game in Newcastle, but they succumbed to an early goal from ... (more)