1. Brazil's King Neymar Leads the Way as Hosts Deliver First Olympic Gold

    Neymar had started Brazil's march towards Olympic gold in the Maracana , and the Barcelona man was also there to finally end their quest...

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  2. Olympics Men's Football Final & Bronze Match: Key Battles and Players to Watch

    Honduras vs. Nigeria 5 p.m. BST/1 p.m. local time/12 p.m. ET, Mineirao, Belo Horizonte The third-place play-off in any major football tournament is usually a big anti-climax...

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  3. Neymar vs. Ginter and 5 Key Battles in the Olympic Games Football Final

    Brazil have only gotten better as this Olympic men's football tournament has progressed, and the hosts will play on Saturday for the chance to win their first-ever gold medal...

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  4. After All the Gloom, Brazil Can Fulfill Olympic Dream and Gain World Cup Revenge

    From Neymar 's goal to open the scoring after just 15 seconds, to the late penalty notched by the captain in the dying moments, Brazil played with swagger and verve throughout their comprehensive Olympic semi-final victory over Honduras...

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  5. Olympics Men's Football Semi-Finals: Key Battles and Players to Watch

    Four teams from four different continents remain in the hunt for an Olympic Games medal as the men's football competition reaches its decisive stage...

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  6. Arsenal's Serge Gnabry Firing Warning to Arsene Wenger with Olympic Efforts

    The name Serge Gnabry may not be too familiar right now to most Arsenal fans. But the young winger has set German hearts racing this summer as he has fired his team to an Olympic ...

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  7. Improving Brazil Timing Their Olympic Gold Run to Perfection

    Hosting a major competition is no guarantee of taking home the big prize, as Brazil found out so painfully in 2014...

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  8. Neymar's Magic Keeps Brazil on Course for Olympic Gold

    After a disappointing start, Brazil are just two games away from that long-awaited gold medal in Rio. And the host's Olympics chances received another timely boost with captain Neymar ...

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  9. Olympics Men's Football Quarter-Finals: Key Battles and Players to Watch

    After a frenetic first round, the knockout stages of the Olympics men's football competition are now set to begin. And even before Saturday's quarter-finals, there have been plenty of upsets to keep crowds across Brazil on the edge of their seats...

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  10. Gabigols! Brilliant Barbosa Stars as Brazil Recover Touch in Front of Goal

    With two goals from Gabriel Barbosa, Brazil stormed past Denmark 4-0 to clinch a needed win and keep their spluttering Olympic football campaign on track...

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  11. Olympic Games Failure Highlights Argentina's Disastrous Grassroots Game

    The Argentinian Olympic football dream is no more. A 1-1 draw against Honduras sealed the nation's fate, leaving them marooned in third place in Group D and heading for an early trip home...

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  12. Olympics Men's Football Round 3: Best Matches, Key Battles and Players to Watch

    There is now no room for error. Just two teams have already qualified for the next round of the Olympic Games men's football tournament, and two others know they will be returning home after Wednesday's last group matches...

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  13. Manchester City's New Wonderkid Gabriel Jesus Fails to Find Feet in Olympics

    The Olympic Games was supposed to be the perfect stage for Gabriel Jesus to show his new employers just what he was capable of...

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  14. Brazil, Germany & the Football Giants in Danger of a Swift Olympics Exit

    While the men's football tournament is still in its early stages at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, a number of teams already know their fate going into the knockout stages...

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  15. Angel Correa Takes Up Messi's Mantle as Argentina Get Olympic Bid Back on Track

    After enduring a disappointing start to their men's football campaign, the Argentina team needed a big result in their second match...

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  16. Olympics Men's Football Round 2: Best Matches, Key Battles, Players to Watch

    After an opening round of fixtures that was at times entertaining, at times tense and always surprising, the Olympic Games men's football tournament continues on Sunday with the second matchday...

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  17. Neymar and Brazil Make a Sluggish Start to Olympic Games Bid

    There is immense pressure on Neymar to come through and lead Brazil to their first-ever Olympic Games football gold. But judging on the evidence of the team's first run-out, both he and his team will have to improve fast to make that dream come true...

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  18. Young Stars to Watch at the Men's Olympic Football Tournament in Rio

    While the Olympic football tournament is often overlooked, it is a fine source of young talent ready to make an impact on the game...

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  19. Olympics Games Men's Football: The Best Matches, Key Battles, Players to Watch

    The Olympic Games men's football tournament starts on Thursday with the opening round of group-stage clashes. Sixteen teams will fight for the gold medal, and they will all be in action on an intriguing opening day...

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  20. Neymar Carries a Nation's Hopes on His Shoulders as Brazil Go for Olympic Gold

    Neymar fought incessantly for the right to lead his team out at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro...

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  21. Argentina's Crown Prince: Can Paulo Dybala Step Up in Leo Messi's Absence?

    Juventus star Paulo Dybala has been pushing insistently for a place in the Argentina side for the last 18 months at least...

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  22. Deflated Argentina Must Rebuild Without Lionel Messi for World Cup Qualifiers

    After the painful interlude of the Copa America Centenario , the long slog to the Russia World Cup resumes for Argentina...

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  23. I Quit: Lionel Messi's Retirement Turns Argentina Copa Dream into Nightmare

    Lionel Messi pushed himself to the limits of his physical and mental endurance to deliver the Copa America for Argentina...

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  24. Lionel Messi's Penalty Disaster Sums Up an Argentina That Wilted Under Pressure

    Argentina's Copa America hopes went flying out of MetLife Stadium at roughly the same height and velocity as Lionel Messi 's skied penalty...

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  25. Argentina's 3rd Time Lucky? Nothing but Victory Will Do in the Copa America

    For the third time in as many years, Argentina will be lining up on Sunday for a major international final...

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