The Games of the 31st Olympiad have begun in the now traditional fashion: Women's Soccer Wednesday on Day Minus Two.
The Young Matildas, Australia's women's soccer youth team, lost to their Chinese counterparts 2-1 in an Asian Under-19 Championship tie in Wuhan on Monday night. And if that wasn't enough, there was an all-in brawl after full-time with spectators pelting the Aussies with bottles.
USA goalkeeper Hope Solo was dropped from the starting eleven for their FIFA Women's World Cup semi-final against Brazil on Wednesday. Brazil won 4-0. Hope wasn't happy. She obviously thought that if she was playing, Brazil would have scored less goals than USA.
Hope Solo wins this week's Jose Maurinho Award for Sports Egotism: