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News Flash: The Olympics Start Today

Soccer, archery kick off early

(Newser) - The Opening Ceremonies aren’t until Friday, but the Olympics actually start today, 400 miles away from London. Soccer and archery start early, so as not to wear out the athletes with the number of games that are required, the Detroit Free Press explains. The US women’s soccer team... More »

Norway Rolls Over US, 2-0

Scores 2 goals in first 4 minutes, hangs on to win

(Newser) - Norway jumped on the United States from the opening whistle, getting two goals in the first four minutes today to beat the US women's soccer team, 2-0, at the Beijing Olympics. The US occassionally looked dangerous, but seemed to miss injured leading scorer Abby Wambach. It was America's first loss... More »

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