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LONDON (Reuters) - Reigning Olympic champions the United States will take on a revitalised New Zealand while hosts Britain face Canada in the quarter-finals of the women's football competition after the completion of the group stage on Tuesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Lei Sheng became the first Chinese man to win men's Olympic foil gold, overcoming a brave bid from Egypt's Alaaeldin Abouelkassem in the first final of the event since 1900 not to feature a European.
LONDON (Reuters) - China has vehemently rejected suggestions by an American coach that doping might be behind the astonishing performance of a Chinese swimmer as Michael Phelps, himself a former teen pool prodigy, bids to become the most decorated Olympian of all time.
LONDON (Reuters) - It is difficult to find a nation with as much sporting turmoil as Bulgaria, where coaches and players are hired, fired or resign on a monthly basis and often at the most inopportune times.
LONDON, July 31 - It's still only Day Four at the London Olympics but one early surprise is that North Korea are fifth in the medals table, a performance that will bring good news to the pariah state - and not a little relief for the athletes themselves.