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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Striving to win its fourth consecutive Olympics, the USA women’s football (soccer) team faced a disappointing 2-2 tie with Colombia on Tuesday, with star goalkeeper Hope Solo failing to catch a goal in the last minutes of the game. Despite the draw the U.S. team moves into the quarterfinals as one of the favorites to clench the gold medal.

Spectators watched as Colombia’s Catalina Usme swiftly kicked the ball between Solo’s legs 25 minutes into the game. The second goal by Colombia was also Usme . . .

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