Aug. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Abby Wambach of the U.S. women's Olympic soccer team, talks about the outlook for tomorrow's gold-medal game between the U.S. and Japan. Wambach talks with reporters in London. (Source: Bloomberg)
Barcelona’s Lionel Messi will try to win the Ballon d’Or as the world’s best soccer player for the fourth year in a row after being named a finalist along with teammate Andres Iniesta and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo.
The U.S. rallied after having a player ejected to score in the final minute of extra time against Brazil and force a penalty shootout, which it won to advance to the semifinals of the Women’s World Cup.
Aug. 8 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. women's soccer coach Pia Sundhage and players Carli Lloyd, Christie Rampone, Megan Rapinoe, Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan speak at a news conference in London previewing tomorrow's gold-medal match versus Japan. The game is a rematch of last year's women's World Cup when the U.S. lost in a penalty-kick shootout. (Excerpt. Source: Bloomberg)