Since Rio

With World Cups and Olympic qualifying taking place since Rio, its time for a soccer reset. See which teams are returning to the Olympics in Tokyo, and which ones missed out.

Who's Qualified From Team USA?

The U.S. Women's National Team is primed and ready for Tokyo, while the U.S. men were not as fortunate. Meet the female soccer stars that will represent Team USA at the Olympics.


There's a lot more to the game of soccer than 'don't use your hands.' Brush up on the rules of the world's game here.

Competition Format

The Olympic soccer tournament includes a group stage and a knockout stage. Learn the details of both here.


It doesn't take much more than a ball and a goal to play soccer in your backyard, but at the Olympics there's a bit more to it.


Generally the only sport never limited to the confines of the host city, the Olympic soccer competition will take place in destinations all across Japan. Meet the seven venues here.

Olympic History

From Puskas to Neymar, Mia Hamm to Alex Morgan, learn the rich history of the "beautiful game" at the Olympics.


Learn the lingo of soccer at the Olympic games with this useful glossary.