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VICE Sports World News Roundup: August 4, 2016

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Good morning, America. It's August 4th, 2016. Welcome to the VICE Sports World News Roundup. Be sure to stop every morning for more headlines from around the world.

The women's Olympic soccer tournament is now underway. The U.S. got things started with a 2-0 win over New Zealand. Hope Solo was heckled by Brazilian fans, who chanted Zika! at the keeper during the match.

The chants were in response to this tweet:


Not sharing this!!! Get your own! — Hope Solo (@hopesolo)July 22, 2016

FIFA announced it will investigate 11 Russian soccer players over alleged doping.

The U.S. men's basketball team will not be staying in Olympic athlete housing but rather in a cruise ship, just as they did in 2004. Now, let's return to never speaking about the 2004 bronze medal-winners ever again.

Here are the U.S. universities with the most athletes in Rio.

Here is a fantastics MLS halftime interview:

I don't know why but this is easily my favorite halftime interview ever. — Total MLS (@TotalMLS)August 4, 2016

Speaking of MLS, USMNT midfielder Alejandro Bedoya is joining the Philadelphia Union on a one million dollar a year contract.

The Belgium national team has a new head coach.

Our new head coach: Roberto Martínez ! — BelgianRedDevils (@BelRedDevils)August 3, 2016

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