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184dAndrew Cesare Richardson, ESPN writer

Argentina's Olympic heroes, 10 years on

A group featuring several future superstars beat Nigeria 1-0 in Beijing to seal first place and was expected to go on and add more trophies.

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1060dNoah Davis

N. Davis: U-23s loss a failure too familiar

The U.S. U-23 team wasn't good enough to beat Colombia for a place at this summer's Olympics, and that's a refrain that's become all too familiar.

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1061dNoah Davis

N. Davis: U.S. U-23s not good enough again

For the second time in 2016 Olympic qualifying, the U.S. went into a match knowing a result would take them to Brazil. For the second time, it lost.

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1061dAssociated Press

U.S. 1-2 Colombia: No Rio for Americans

For the first time in a half century, the United States has failed to qualify for consecutive Olympic men's soccer tournaments.

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1062dNoah Davis

Olympic spot on the line for the U.S.

Andi Herzog's United States U23's side will need to control possession vs. Colombia if they are to qualify for the Olympic Games, Noah Davis writes.

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1065dDoug McIntyre

McIntyre: U.S. takes big step toward Rio

The tie is only half over, and the U.S. were outgunned throughout their 1-1 draw in Colombia, but the result is a first step toward reaching Rio.

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1065dESPN staff

U.S. gets draw in first Olympic soccer playoff

Luis Gil scored early and the United States under-23 team held on for a 1-1 draw at Colombia in the first leg of the Olympics qualifying playoff.

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1066dDoug McIntyre

McIntyre: Colombia vulnerable to U.S.

With the U.S. preparing for its last chance at Olympic qualification, Doug McIntyre looks at the U-23's chances in their playoff vs. Colombia.

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1117dDoug McIntyre

U.S.' home Olympic playoff set for Texas

FC Dallas' Toyota Stadium will host the United States under-23 national team's decisive Olympic qualifying match against Colombia on March 29.

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1121dAssociated Press

Iraq defeat Qatar to qualify for Olympics

Iraq beat Qatar to the last Olympic qualifying place for Asian nations at the Rio de Janeiro Games after a 2-1 win on Friday in a third-place playoff.

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1162dESPN Staff

Liverpool block Socceroos' Smith selection

The young defender's recent emergence means Liverpool are likely to block Smith from playing the Socceroos' Olympic qualifiers says coach Postecoglou.

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1164dESPN staff

Morris 'obviously has to' go pro - Klinsmann

United States manager Jurgen Klinsmann has urged Jordan Morris to turn pro after the forward led Stanford the the NCAA title on Sunday.

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1223dESPN staff

Final Olympic qualifier changed to two legs

The playoff between the United States and Colombia for the final spot in next summer's Olympics has been changed to a two-legged, home-and-away series

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1232dAssociated Press

Mexico beats Canada to qualify for Olympics

Mexico will get a chance to defend its Olympic gold medal in men's soccer, qualifying for next year's Rio de Janeiro Games with a 2-0 win over Canada.

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1232dAssociated Press

U.S. loses to Honduras in Olympics decider

The United States lost to Honduras 2-0 on Saturday in a men's Olympic soccer qualifier, complicating the Americans' path to Rio de Janeiro.

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1232dDoug McIntyre

McIntyre: U.S. Olympic dream in peril

The United States' dream of reaching the 2016 Olympic Games is in peril after its poor display in a 2-0 defeat to Honduras, writes Doug McIntyre.

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1234dNayib Moran

Lopez propels Mexico U-23s over Honduras

Raul Lopez scored his second goal in three Olympic qualifiers as Mexico topped Honduras 2-1 on Wednesday night in Sandy, Utah.

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1235dAssociated Press

Torres, Mexico win Olympic qualifying group

Erick Torres scored in the 65th minute to help Mexico beat 10-man Honduras 2-1 on Wednesday night and wrap up Group B in CONCACAF Olympic qualifying.

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1238dESPN staff

Mexico wins, advances in Olympic qualifying

Raul Lopez Gomez scored on a penalty in the 74th minute and defending Olympic champion Mexico beat Haiti 1-0 on Sunday night.

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1241dAssociated Press

U.S. begin Olympic quals with Canada win

Jordan Morris scored a pair of goals to give the United States a 3-1 victory over Canada in the opener of CONCACAF Olympic qualifying.

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1241dJeff Carlisle

Carlisle: Morris, Kiesewetter shine

The United States will be grateful that their first obstacle in Olympic qualifying -- Canada -- has been overcome , writes Jeff Carlisle.

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1242dJeff Carlisle

Carlisle: Olympic qualification is a must

After failing to reach London 2012, the U.S. is intent on making sure there is no such humiliation on the road to Rio, writes Jeff Carlisle.