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El Tri on verge of its own Olympic history

One victory away from a chance at an Olympic gold medal - the first soccer medal of any kind -- Mexico is primed to make some history when it faces Japan in the semifinals at Wembley Stadium in London on Tuesday.

Mexico reaches Olympic semifinals

LONDON - Giovani Dos Santos and Hector Herrera both scored in extra time and Mexico advanced to the Olympic semifinals for the first time since 1968, beating Senegal 4-2 on Saturday.

Brazil ends Honduras' Olympic run

NEWCASTLE, England - Brazil ended Honduras' run at the London Games Saturday, capitalizing on a man advantage to twice overtake "Los Catrachos" and win 3-2 in the Olympic quarterfinals.

Mexico, Honduras face stiff opposition

NEWCASTLE, England - Mexico and Honduras already have achieved some history by becoming the first two CONCACAF teams to reach the knockout round in the same Olympics. Now they're looking to further scale the heights on Saturday.

Honduras stuns Spain, Mexico nears OLY QFs

Honduras upset Spain for only its second win at the Olympics, getting a seventh-minute goal from Jerry Bengtson and holding off the World Cup and European champion 1-0 on Sunday.

Honduras still has Olympic work to do

MANCHESTER, England - Having enjoyed the moment of beating Spain for what many consider the biggest upset of the Olympic men's soccer tournament, Honduras now realizes there is something more to achieve.

This week in events

  • Olympic Qualifying - Men

    Mexico, Honduras advance to Olympic QFs

    Oribe Peralta scored a 69th-minute goal to lift Mexico past Switzerland 1-0 on Wednesday and send it to the men's Olympic quarterfinals, moving into the final eight along with CONCACAF rival Honduras which drew 0-0 with Japan.
  • Olympic Qualifying - Men

    Honduras ponders Olympic consquences

    GLASGOW, Scotland -- Honduras has been assessing the damage, trying to determine the longer-term effects after it allowed a goal midway through the second half and settled for a 2-2 draw with Morocco in its Olympic opener.