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Japan women’s soccer team upgraded to business (The Associated Press)

Japan women’s soccer team upgraded to business (The Associated Press)

TOKYO (AP) — Members of the Japan women’s soccer team returned home on the weekend and got upgraded to business class after winning a silver medal at the London Games.

IOC withholds SKorean medal over political sign (The Associated Press)

IOC withholds SKorean medal over political sign (The Associated Press)

LONDON (AP) — The International Olympic Committee is withholding a bronze medal from a South Korean football player until disciplinary cases are completed after he displayed a political sign while celebrating a victory against Japan.

English footballers told to behave like Olympians (The Associated Press)

English footballers told to behave like Olympians (The Associated Press)

LONDON (AP) — England manager Roy Hodgson wants footballers to behave more like British Olympians.

South Korean player not at Olympic medal ceremony (The Associated Press)

South Korean player not at Olympic medal ceremony (The Associated Press)

LONDON (AP) — A South Korean football player who held up a sign with a political message after a victory over Japan did not get a bronze Sunday when the Olympic medals were handed out in a ceremony to the rest of his team.

Brazil shaken by 1st Mexico goal in Olympic final (The Associated Press)

Brazil shaken by 1st Mexico goal in Olympic final (The Associated Press)

WEMBLEY, England (AP) — Most Brazilian players hadn’t even touched the ball and the team was already losing 1-0 at the men’s Olympic football final Saturday.

Mexico upsets Brazil to win 1st gold in football (The Associated Press)

Mexico upsets Brazil to win 1st gold in football (The Associated Press)

WEMBLEY, England (AP) — Oribe Peralta scored just 29 seconds into the Olympic final and added another goal in the second half to help Mexico stun Brazil 2-1 Saturday and win its first gold in football.

FIFA studies South Korea flag incident at Olympics (The Associated Press)

FIFA studies South Korea flag incident at Olympics (The Associated Press)

LONDON (AP) — Soccer’s governing body is reviewing evidence that a South Korea player displayed his country’s flag with a political slogan on it after the team beat Japan in the Olympic men’s football bronze-medal match.

South Korea beats Japan 2-0 to get Olympic bronze (The Associated Press)

South Korea beats Japan 2-0 to get Olympic bronze (The Associated Press)

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — South Korea’s football players won Olympic bronze medals Friday, but many admitted they were also celebrating an even greater prize: the chance to skip military service.

South Korea beat Japan to get Olympic bronze (The Associated Press)

South Korea beat Japan to get Olympic bronze (The Associated Press)

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Park Chu-young scored a brilliant individual goal to lead South Korea to a 2-0 victory over Japan on Friday and a bronze medal in Olympic men’s soccer.

Mexico looking for perfect game in final vs Brazil (The Associated Press)

Mexico looking for perfect game in final vs Brazil (The Associated Press)

LONDON (AP) — Mexico coach Luis Fernando Tena says his team will need an “almost perfect” game to pull off an upset against Brazil in the men’s Olympic football final.

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