US beats New Zealand in Olympic opener

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan scored a goal in each half as the U.S. women’s soccer team defeated New Zealand 2-0 in its debut at the Rio Games on Wednesday, getting off to a solid start in its attempt to win a fourth straight Olympic gold medal. Continu to read


Carli Lloyd (L) of the USA celebrates her goal during a Rio 2016 Olympic Games first round Group G women's football match United States vs New Zealand at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on August 3, 2016.