Aug 3, 2012
Rock Hill Herald
France edges Sweden to reach semis in women's soccer
Laura Georges and Wendie Renard scored 10 minutes apart in the first half as France edged Sweden, 2-1, on Friday to make the semifinals of the women's Olympic soccer tournament.
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France reaches women's Olympic football semifinals
Sweden captain Nilla Fischer opened the scoring in the 18th minute after the ball bounced off her shoulder following a corner kick, but France rallied with a header by Georges in the 29th and a close-range shot by Renard in the 39th to at least equal its best campaign in a major women's tournament.
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Why Football Doesn't Care Who You Love
Recently, I caught an article from the other blog that I write for, Gay4Soccer where a commentator noted that by rejecting their deal with the Boy Scouts of America, Major League Soccer has become the most progressive pro sports league in North America .
Tancredi scores twice as Canada moves on with draw against Sweden
Canada escaped from the fangs of defeat and eventual elimination thanks to the courageous effort by striker Melissa Tancredi, who struck two goals to force a come-from-behind 2-2 draw with Sweden in their crucial Group F encounter Tuesday at St.
Canada draws Sweden to advance in women's soccer
Canada's Melissa Tancredi, left, celebrates her goal against Sweden at St James' Park in Newcastle, England on Tuesday.