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September 28, 2016

Hope Talks Women’s Rights in MAKERS Interview

Hope Solo is always searching for opportunities to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women, and she joined MAKERS at The Nantucket Project in Massachusetts to do just that last week. MAKERS’ mission is to “highlight the stories of groundbreaking women today to create leaders tomorrow.” Hope has been working hard to inspire girls…

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August 10, 2016

USWNT Draws With Colombia to Win Group G

No one ever said it was going to be easy for the United States Women’s National Team to follow their 2015 World Cup title with a 2016 Olympic gold medal. Tuesday night offered more proof that the Olympics will be far from effortless for Hope Solo and her teammates. The USWNT entered the Olympic tournament with a…

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August 8, 2016

Hope’s Saves Highlight USWNT Victory Over France

In the United States Women’s National Team biggest match of Olympic group play, Hope Solo delivered a spectacular performance to drive Team USA to a vital victory on Saturday afternoon. Hope collected her 200th cap in dominating fashion, holding the third-ranked team in the world off the board for 93 minutes to allow the USWNT to remain undefeated in…

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August 4, 2016

Veterans Give USWNT Opening Match Victory

Much of the Olympic spotlight has been placed on the infusion of youth on the United States Women’s National Team roster, but to start the tournament, the veterans led the way for the defending World Cup champions. Hope Solo notched her 102nd clean sheet in international competition, and a pair of mainstays in Carli Lloyd…

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August 2, 2016

Hope and USWNT Chasing History in Brazil

For Hope Solo and the United States Women’s National Team, another chance to make history has arrived. The USWNT begins group play at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil on Wednesday with their sights set on Team USA’s fourth straight gold in Women’s Soccer and the organization’s fifth Olympic gold medal overall. But they aren’t just looking to…

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July 25, 2016

USWNT Breezes Past Ticas, Into Olympics

Hope Solo and the United States Women’s National Team couldn’t have ended their pre-Olympic run at home on a much higher note. In the final tune-up before the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil next month, the U.S. women breezed by Costa Rica 4-0 on Friday to keep their unbeaten season intact as…

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July 12, 2016

Time for Change

Last year, on the eve of the NWSL championship—that’s the National Women’s Soccer League, our professional league—I wrote a post about the conditions we were working under in an effort to show people just how much the players in the NWSL give and give up to support and build this league.  I didn’t run it…

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July 11, 2016

Hope Posts 100th Shutout vs. South Africa

Hope Solo etched her name in international soccer history on Saturday afternoon. The United States Women’s National Team topped South Africa 1-0 at Soldier Field in Chicago, behing another shutout from Hope, which made her the first goalkeeper, man or woman, to notch 100 clean sheets for an international career. Hitting the century mark in shutouts is…

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June 27, 2016

Seattle Sets Record With Another Shutout

Hope Solo notched another clean sheet Saturday to give the Seattle Reign their fourth in a row, setting a new team record and tying the NWSL record for most consecutive shutouts. In front of 3,041 spectators at Swope Soccer Village, the visiting Reign fought the FC Kansas City Blues to a 0-0 draw. Thanks to…

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June 20, 2016

Seattle’s Unbeaten Streak Hits Four

The Seattle Reign’s unbeaten streak hit four Sunday after its match with Sky Blue FC ended in a 0-0 draw. Hope Solo was named Player of the Match after racking up four outstanding saves in front of 1,547 spectators at Yurcak Field. Defense was strong on both sides throughout the match. In the other net, goalkeeper…