Riley McGree plus three others will play no further part in the Olyroos' qualifiers after they were suspended for "unprofessional conduct."
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.
Brazil sacked coach Dunga on Tuesday after the Selecao failed to get out of the group stage at the Copa America Centenario.
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.
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.
For the first time in a half century, the United States has failed to qualify for consecutive Olympic men's soccer tournaments.
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.
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.
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.
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.
FC Dallas' Toyota Stadium will host the United States under-23 national team's decisive Olympic qualifying match against Colombia on March 29.
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.
The young defender's recent emergence means Liverpool are likely to block Smith from playing the Socceroos' Olympic qualifiers says coach Postecoglou.
United States manager Jurgen Klinsmann has urged Jordan Morris to turn pro after the forward led Stanford the the NCAA title on Sunday.
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
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.
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.
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.
Raul Lopez scored his second goal in three Olympic qualifiers as Mexico topped Honduras 2-1 on Wednesday night in Sandy, Utah.
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.
Sluggish in the first half, the Americans needed some kind of catalyst.
Raul Lopez Gomez scored on a penalty in the 74th minute and defending Olympic champion Mexico beat Haiti 1-0 on Sunday night.
The Americans are now a lock to make the semifinals and will not have to face rivals Mexico until the finals.
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.
The United States will be grateful that their first obstacle in Olympic qualifying -- Canada -- has been overcome , writes Jeff Carlisle.