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Silock
08-07-2008, 02:49 PM
I know only a handful of people care.

USA Women, #1 in the world, lost to Norway 2-0.

USA Men beat Japan 1-0 this morning.

R&GHomer
08-07-2008, 03:04 PM
I was flipping through the channels last night and saw this. I was thinking to myself I thought this all started on Friday. The opening ceremony is Friday correct? I actually want to see it. Someone the other day was saying they have spent over 300 million putting it together. That's crazy, for what.... a 45 minute show.

Silock
08-07-2008, 03:35 PM
It does, but due to you needing at least 2 days of rest in between soccer games, they had to start early.

Ultra Peanut
08-07-2008, 03:44 PM
I don't know WHAT's up with the WNT.

Big win for the Men, though, especially with Holland and Nigeria drawing.

LocoChiefsFan
08-07-2008, 03:44 PM
Not a soccer fan. But it is the Olympics so I watched the gals get whooped by Norway.

DaKCMan AP
08-07-2008, 03:45 PM
is it single elimination?

BCD
08-07-2008, 03:45 PM
Indoor soccer can be exciting. Outdoor, snoozefest.

Silock
08-07-2008, 03:47 PM
is it single elimination?

No. Group stages, then single elimination.

Each group has 4 teams, the top 2 advance. It's a points system. A win gives you 3 points, a tie gives you 1 point and no points for a loss. In the event of a tie in overall points, they use goal differential.

Right now, the USA is winning their group.

Silock
08-07-2008, 03:48 PM
I don't know WHAT's up with the WNT.

I don't either. Maybe losing Wambach killed their motivation.

Deberg_1990
08-07-2008, 04:10 PM
We need an Official Olympics Thread. Im guessing some of the events start tonight? China is 13 hours ahead of Central time.

Rausch
08-07-2008, 05:09 PM
We need an Official Olympics Thread. Im guessing some of the events start tonight? China is 13 hours ahead of Central time.

Anyone know when wrestling is on?

I needs to support me some MU mat-monster...:)