The Brazil women's team won the gold medal at the Pan American Games on Saturday, after defeating Colombia 4-0.
Veteran striker Formiga set Brazil on their way with a seventh minute goal as she headed home a free kick.
The score remained 1-0 until after half-time while Colombia goalkeeper Paula Forero had to be substituted after a collision with her own defender.
Brazil then took advantage in the second half and Maurine Dorneles, Andressa and Fabiana all struck in the final...
The United States advanced to the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup, beating 10-player Colombia 2-0 on Monday night in Edmonton.
Alex Morgan got the U.S. on the board early in the second half beating Colombia backup goalkeeper Stefany Castano at the near post to give her team the lead. Carli Lloyd added another goal from the penalty spot to effectively put the match away in the 65th minute.
Less than two minutes into the second half, Colombia's starting keeper Catalina Perez took Morgan down...
Karen Carney and Fara Williams scored first-half goals, and England beat Colombia 2-1 in Montreal on Wednesday to reach the knockout stage of the Women's World Cup.
The Lionesses (2-1) finished second to France in Group F on goal difference and will play Norway on Monday in the round of 16.
Colombia (1-1-1) already had clinched a second-round berth; their opponent has not been determined.
Carney scored in the 15th minute with a left-footed shot through the legs of goalkeeper Sandra Sepulveda, who...