<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2013 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 21 Aug 2012 13:26:00 GMTThu, 23 May 2013 17:05:49 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Brazil beckons for star Olympians ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/newsid=1684301/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at some of the players who, thanks to their performances at London 2012, have boosted their chances of becoming key men for their senior sides at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. ]]>Tue, 21 Aug 2012 13:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[What's your best Olympic memory?]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1680179/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com would like to know what was your favourite memory of the Men's and Women's Olympic Football Tournaments at the 2012 Olympics.]]>Tue, 14 Aug 2012 10:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Great football in Great Britain ]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1678939/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Aug 2012 09:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Menezes: Rafael not to blame]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1678941/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 11 Aug 2012 19:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Peralta: A reward for all the hard work]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1678946/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com heard from Mexico players Oribe Peralta and Jorge Enriquez, as well as coach Luis Fernando Tena, about how they claimed glory at Wembley.]]>Sat, 11 Aug 2012 19:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[The early blow that shocked Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1678967/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Seleção players admitted that Mexico’s 29-second opener shook them but, despite the fresh disappointment of another Olympic final defeat, tried to draw positives from London 2012.

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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 19:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men
<![CDATA[Peralta’s double secures gold for Mexico]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/matches/round=256027/match=300197697/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 11 Aug 2012 16:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Oscar making Brazil No10 shirt his own]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1678305/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with a confident Oscar who has been given a ringing endorsement by FIFA World Cup-winning coach, Carlos Alberto Parreira.]]>Fri, 10 Aug 2012 11:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Peralta: We can beat anyone]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1677897/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=El Tri striker Oribe Peralta assessed his side's chances for FIFA.com.]]>Fri, 10 Aug 2012 11:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Historic gold up for grabs]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1677896/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com sets the scene for Brazil’s mouthwatering meeting with Mexico.]]>Thu, 09 Aug 2012 17:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Menezes, Marcelo discuss Olympic final]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1677713/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 09 Aug 2012 11:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Alex Sandro: The switch worked well]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1677366/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke to Alex Sandro and Marcelo about Mano Menezes tactical switch on the left hand side which paid off handsomely.]]>Tue, 07 Aug 2012 23:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Brazil, Mexico set up final clash]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1677184/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 07 Aug 2012 21:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Brazil one step from elusive gold]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/matches/round=256023/match=300197695/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Leandro Damiao scored two goals as Brazil strolled into the London 2012 final with a 3-0 win over Korea Republic in Manchester, booking a tie with Mexico where they will fight for the elusive gold medal they crave.

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Tue, 07 Aug 2012 21:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men
<![CDATA[Menezes: I’m happy with our progress]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1676230/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks exclusively to Brazil coach Mano Menezes about his side's progress to the London 2012 semi-finals, the strength of the competition, and the rising forces from Asia.]]>Mon, 06 Aug 2012 13:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Penultimate stop on route to gold]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1676107/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=A Seleção are Korea Republic in the semi-finals.]]>Mon, 06 Aug 2012 10:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Bumyoung, Korea Republic’s accidental hero]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1676051/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com how it felt to jump off the bench against hosts Great Britain and become his side's penalty shoot-out hero.]]>Sun, 05 Aug 2012 20:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Tension and tears on quarter-final day]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1675650/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 04 Aug 2012 22:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Brazil beat plucky Honduras]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/matches/round=256021/match=300197696/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Honduras gave Brazil an almighty scare in their Olympic quarter-final, but Leandro Damiao struck a brace as the tournament favourites fought back from behind twice to win 3-2.

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Sat, 04 Aug 2012 19:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men
<![CDATA[Brazilians braced for Honduran hurdle]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1674606/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=An impressive and on-form Brazil side, one of the favourites for gold at London 2012, face a solid and surprising Honduras team for a slot in the semi-finals.

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Thu, 02 Aug 2012 18:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men
<![CDATA[Global feel to Olympic quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1674446/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=With the knockout rounds of London 2012 kicking off tomorrow, there is a very global feeling to the men's and women's tournaments, with five confederations being represented in both quarter-final line-ups.

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Thu, 02 Aug 2012 16:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women
<![CDATA[Last eight learn their fate]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1674223/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 Aug 2012 22:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Menezes: Don't mention gold]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1674091/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 Aug 2012 18:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Three and easy for Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/matches/round=256009/match=300197683/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 Aug 2012 16:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Last chance for last-eight hopefuls]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1673141/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 31 Jul 2012 13:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Bressan: We stood up to Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1672485/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks to Brazil-born Belarus midfielder Renan Bardini Bressan about scoring against his homeland, and his adopted country’s chances of advancing to the last eight of London 2012.
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 08:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men
<![CDATA[Stars dazzle as Spain crash out]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1672365/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action.]]>Sun, 29 Jul 2012 22:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Neymar's brilliance undoes Belarus]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/matches/round=256009/match=300197688/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=

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Sun, 29 Jul 2012 16:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men
<![CDATA[Key games await gold medal favourites]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1671439/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 28 Jul 2012 12:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Rafael feeling right at home]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1671334/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com hears from Brazil full-back Rafael on his goalscoring contribution to Brazil's opener at London 2012, playing for his country at Old Trafford, and his twin brother's move away from Manchester.]]>Sat, 28 Jul 2012 11:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Damiao: The team comes first]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1670341/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Following criticism for his lack of goals in recent games, the Brazil's industrious Leandro Damiao was happy to get himself on the scoresheet in their 3-2 win over Egypt, but told FIFA.com he's about more than just goals.

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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 23:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men
<![CDATA[Brazil impress, Spain shocked on opening day]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1670152/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Jul 2012 22:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Brazil survive Egyptian revival]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/matches/round=256009/match=300197691/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Thu, 26 Jul 2012 21:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Pressure on Brazil in quest for elusive gold]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1668756/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com examines the endless quest in Brazil for a gold medal at the Olympics, with current coach Mano Menezes explaining that the pressure on A Seleção is to be expected.]]>Wed, 25 Jul 2012 10:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Stars assemble on opening day]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1668428/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 25 Jul 2012 09:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Brazil prepare to chase elusive honour ]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1668251/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 25 Jul 2012 01:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Rafael ruled out of tournament]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1667897/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Jul 2012 13:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Sixteen on the Golden road]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1667514/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the Men's Olympic Football Tournament at London 2012, which begins on Thursday when Spain take on Japan at Glasgow's Hampden Park.]]>Tue, 24 Jul 2012 09:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[United target Brazil's Moura]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/clubfootball/news/newsid=1667606.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed his interest in Brazil international Lucas Moura, who is getting set to take part in the London Olympics.

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Mon, 23 Jul 2012 20:28:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Pearce admits need to improve]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1666601/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 21 Jul 2012 09:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Brazil show Team GB the gold standard]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1666578/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Brazil showed Team GB the standard required to win gold at the Olympics as the tournament favourites warmed up for the London Games with a 2-0 win at Middlesbrough's Riverside Stadium.]]>Fri, 20 Jul 2012 22:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Herrera: Brazil, Team GB are threats]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1661811/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 09 Jul 2012 13:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Neymar: We want our first gold medal]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1661628/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about the strengths of Mano Menezes’ team and his mission to get the autographs of Lebron James and Usain Bolt in London.]]>Mon, 09 Jul 2012 08:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Silva to remain with Milan, feature in London]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/clubfootball/news/newsid=1637442.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 24 May 2012 09:56:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Ronaldinho's Olympic dream fades ]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1629633/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Brazilian star Ronaldinho is almost certain to miss out on a place in his country's squad for this summer's Olympic football tournament after being left out of the list for four upcoming friendlies.

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Fri, 11 May 2012 18:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men
<![CDATA[Pato sets sights on Olympic comeback]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1627520/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Brazilian forward Pato says he is aiming to make a comeback at the Olympic Games in London in August.

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Tue, 08 May 2012 17:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men
<![CDATA[Players pressing for Olympic inclusion]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1624175/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 02 May 2012 12:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Great Britain plan Brazil friendly]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1620994/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Apr 2012 12:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Respect the watchword at Wembley]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1620026/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com was on hand at Wembley to gauge the reaction of coaches and representatives from the countries taking part.]]>Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Olympic hopefuls line up]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1620259/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews a host of fascinating groups across the Men's and Women's Olympic Football Tournaments following Tuesday's draw at Wembley Stadium in London.]]>Tue, 24 Apr 2012 13:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men