<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2013 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 14 Aug 2012 10:27:00 GMTThu, 23 May 2013 16:25:42 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[USA top the podium once more]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1680369/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at the Women's Olympic football tournament, which resulted in yet another gold medal for USA and featured brilliant showings from Japan and Canada.]]>Tue, 14 Aug 2012 10:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Team GB take comfort from lasting legacy]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1675344/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 04 Aug 2012 15:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Growing hopes and broken dreams]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1675140/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 03 Aug 2012 21:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Canada set up USA clash]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/matches/round=256041/match=300197645/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 03 Aug 2012 21:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Global feel to Olympic quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/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 clash marks a milestone]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1674487/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Great Britain and Canada meet in Coventry for a place in the last four – and the match also marks a milestone in the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament.

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Thu, 02 Aug 2012 12:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women
<![CDATA[Smith: The next game is everything ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1673908/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com, Great Britain forward Kelly Smith speaks about avoiding Japan, the importance of staying grounded and her admiration for Christine Sinclair. ]]>Thu, 02 Aug 2012 08:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Powell urges calm after Brazil victory]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1673632/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 Aug 2012 01:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Stoney: Once in a lifetime ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1673467/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com following the 1-0 win over Brazil and could not hide her delight with the result, performance and the backing of the 70,000-strong Wembley crowd.]]>Tue, 31 Jul 2012 23:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Knockout battles take shape]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1673485/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reflects on a day on which a new attendance record was set at Wembley and New Zealand made history by qualifying from the group stage for the first time. ]]>Tue, 31 Jul 2012 22:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Great Britain best Brazil to finish top]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/matches/round=256031/match=300208998/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=A second minute goal from Steph Houghton gave Great Britain a deserved 1-0 victory over Brazil at the first ever women’s international match to take place at Wembley Stadium in front of a record crowd.

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Tue, 31 Jul 2012 21:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women
<![CDATA[Scott savours east London return ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1672734/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com, Great Britain defender Alex Scott talks about growing up a stone's throw away from the Olympic Park and the changes in the area - and herself.]]>Mon, 30 Jul 2012 18:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Women set for last-eight scramble]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1672545/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 30 Jul 2012 10:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Trio reach last eight]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1671626/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Sat, 28 Jul 2012 22:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Hosts GB book quarter-final berth]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/matches/round=256031/match=300208999/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 28 Jul 2012 19:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Asante relishing the unfamiliar spotlight]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1671221/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=After kicking off the London 2012 Olympics on Wednesday against New Zealand, Great Britain midfielder Anita Asante has been enjoying the widespread positive coverage they've received since their 1-0 win.

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Sat, 28 Jul 2012 09:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women
<![CDATA[Women's contenders jostle for position]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1670437/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 27 Jul 2012 12:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[History made on opening day ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1669199/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 25 Jul 2012 22:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Persistence pays off for Houghton]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1669295/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 25 Jul 2012 22:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Powell leads plaudits for GB]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1668981/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 25 Jul 2012 19:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Houghton the history maker for Team GB]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/matches/round=256031/match=300208997/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Great Britain edged a competitive New Zealand side to the delight of a large crowd in Cardiff, with Steph Houghton grabbing the only goal with a superb second-half free-kick.]]>Wed, 25 Jul 2012 17:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Cardiff primed for Olympic opener]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1668732/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=While the official opening ceremony isn't until Friday, Cardiff has the honour of hosting the 2012 Olympics' first event, where Great Britain take on New Zealand in the women's football, and the excitement is tangible there.

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Wed, 25 Jul 2012 13:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women
<![CDATA[Favourites clash on opening day]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1667880/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Jul 2012 10:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Big dreams for GB’s Little ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1667087/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com that she's going for gold in her adopted city.
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Mon, 23 Jul 2012 08:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women
<![CDATA[Women’s elite dreaming of gold]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1667331/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks ahead to a star-studded Women's Olympic Tournament, which has the honour of kicking off the London 2012 action on Wednesday.



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Mon, 23 Jul 2012 08:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women
<![CDATA[Powell: It's a privilege to be the first]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1666299/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=After 14 years at the helm with England, Hope Powell is set to lead out Great Britain at her, and the team's, first-ever Olympics, and she spoke to FIFA.com about the honour and excitement of appearing at London 2012.]]>Sat, 21 Jul 2012 08:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Scott: Seize the day ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1663140/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 17 Jul 2012 09:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Smith: Playing the hosts is amazing]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1657204/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Jun 2012 23:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Smith among 18-strong selection]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1655887/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 26 Jun 2012 12:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Smith: London will be a showcase ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/news/newsid=1621687/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke to Kelly Smith about Great Britain's hopes for the Women's Olympic Football Tournament with the England star saying the tournament will illustrate the recent growth in women's football to a global audience.]]>Tue, 01 May 2012 02:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Respect the watchword at Wembley]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensolympic/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