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Rio's most famous spots will be near some venues at Olympics

...Manaus - and in the Joao Havelange stadium in central Rio, which will also hosting track and field.Despite five World Cup titles, Brazil has never won the Olympic men's football gold medal. Brazil took silver in London, losing 2-1 to Mexico...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-09-19/rios-most-famous-spots-will-be-ne
Abby Wambach announces her retirement

...watch," U.S. coach Jill Ellis said. "I am just extremely happy that she could end her career with that elusive World Cup title and go out on top, right where she deserves to be."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-10-27/abby-wambach-announc
Hope Solo will again face domestic violence charges

Hope Solo, the star goalie who led the U.S. soccer team to the Women's World Cup title in July, will again face domestic violence charges after a Washington state appeals court on Friday reversed a lower court's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-10-03/hope-solo-will-again
US women's World Cup victory is celebrated at Los Angeles rally

...I Believe That We Just Won!"Lloyd's hat trick in the final propelled the U.S. women to their record third World Cup title, routing Japan 5-2 on Sunday in Vancouver. The Americans hadn't won soccer's biggest prize since 1999, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-07/us-womens-world-cup-victory-celeb
US women eye payback against Japan

...lost to Japan in the Women's World Cup title match in Germany.The Americans...the world, is seeking its third World Cup title, but first since 1999."We...trying for its second consecutive World Cup title."It's the final game, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-04/us-women-eye-payback
England knocks Canada out of the Women's World Cup

...nation's first trip to the semifinals.England crushed the hopes of a host nation hoping to celebrate Canada's first World Cup title on this same field next month.Instead, England will face defending champion Japan in the semifinals in Edmonton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-27/england-knocks-canada-out-womens-
Top-ranked teams, underdogs move on to knockout round at Women's World Cup

VANCOUVER, British Colombia - The United States' bid for a third Women's World Cup title remains very much alive, as do the championship hopes of all five of the top-ranked teams in the world.The knockout stage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-18/top-ranked-teams-und
Abby Wambach's goal lifts U.S. women over Nigeria

...back from a bone bruise in her left knee.The United States, ranked second in the world behind Germany, has two World Cup titles, but hasn't won since 1999.Four years ago in Germany, the U.S. advanced to the final but fell to Japan on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-16/abby-wambachs-goal-l
US, Sweden battle to scoreless tie in Women's World Cup

...Lindahl.A win would have assured the United States a spot in the knockout round as the Americans seek their third World Cup title, but first since 1999. The U.S. women advanced to the final four years ago in Germany, but fell to Japan on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-12/us-sweden-battle-scoreless-tie-wo
United States knocks off Australia in Women's World Cup

...second-ranked U.S., which is seeking its third World Cup title and first since 1999.Lisa De Vanna had tied the score...won three consecutive Olympic gold medals, the third World Cup title has eluded them. They lost the 2011 final to Japan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-08/united-states-knocks