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Golden memories for US at Wembley

With the gold medal in hand, U.S. anguish over the 2011 Women's World Cup can be forgotten.

US wins third straight gold medal

LONDON - The United States won its third straight Olympic gold medal on Thursday, getting a goal in each half from Carli Lloyd to beat Japan 2-1 and avenge last year's defeat in the Women's World Cup final.

Dramatic finish gives Canada Olympic bronze

Diana Matheson gave Canada the Olympic women's soccer bronze medal by scoring a minute and a half into injury time to lift the North Americans to a 1-0 victory over France.

US wants to avenge World Cup loss

The U.S. women enter Thursday's Olympic women's soccer final at Wembley Stadium with two things on their minds: a little revenge and a chance at another gold medal.

This week in events

  • Olympic Qualifying - Women

    Canada joins U.S. in Olympic women's QFs

    Melissa Tancredi scored twice and for a third straight game to rally Canada to a 2-2 draw with Sweden on Tuesday that put it in the quarterfinals of the Olympic women's soccer tournament.
  • Olympic Qualifying - Women

    Win would end Canada's Olympic guesswork

    After a lone victory from its first two games, Canada can reach the quarterfinals of the Olympic women's soccer tournament in a variety of scenarios.
  • Olympic Qualifying - Women

    US into Olympic QFs, Canada revives hopes

    The two-time defending champion United States assured itself of a quarterfinal berth in the Olympic women's soccer tournament and Canada revived its hopes of advancing, both posting wins on Saturday.
  • Olympic Qualifying - Women

    Lloyd typifies U.S. women's depth

    The two-time Olympic women's champion United States is so deep, it can afford to have its 2008 hero sitting on the bench. And then come into score another winner.
  • Olympic Qualifying - Women

    US women win, Canada falls at Olympics

    The two-time defending women's champion United States rallied from an early two-goal deficit to beat France 4-2 on Wednesday in the Olympic opener for both teams.
  • Olympic Qualifying - Women

    Sinclair, LeBlanc top Canada Olympic roster

    Goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc and striker Christine Sinclair led a list of 12 players on the Canadian roster who will return to the Olympics for the second straight time, topping the country's 18-woman slate announced Monday.