• Stephane Labbe's gutsy performance lifts Canada's women into Olympic semifinal
    Yahoo Sports Canada

    Stephane Labbe's gutsy performance lifts Canada's women into Olympic semifinal

    Goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe's comeback performance in penalties rescued Canada from the jaws of defeat, teeing up a semifinal showdown with the Americans.

  • LaLiga president sees breakaway European Super League idea as ‘a bit of a joke’
    PA Media: Sport

    LaLiga president sees breakaway European Super League idea as ‘a bit of a joke’

    Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus stated their intention to carry on planning for a Super League on Friday.

  • Even with no fans, penalty pressure causes best to miss
    The Canadian Press

    Even with no fans, penalty pressure causes best to miss

    TOKYO (AP) — Just what is it about penalties that even the most prolific of scorers, like Netherlands striker Vivianne Miedema, cannot get the ball in the net? A blunt expletive was her agonizing initial response through the raw pain minutes after the Olympic quarterfinal shootout loss to the United States on Friday. “I’m just gutted to be honest,” Miedema said, gathering her thoughts despite having scored 10 goals in this year's Olympic soccer tournament. “It doesn’t help me whatsoever. It does