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Korea blanks Japan to earn bronze

Soccer Aug 12, 2012

Korea blanks Japan to earn bronze

Japan's medal drought in men's soccer at the Olympics will now reach 48 years after losing to South Korea 2-0 in the third-place match of London 2012 on Friday. In Japan's first appearance in the bronze-medal match since 1968, Arsenal striker Park Chu Young scored ...

Olympics / Soccer Aug 10, 2012

Japan looks to end soccer medal drought

If Japan wants to win its first medal in men's soccer in 44 years, it will have to dig deep on Friday in Cardiff — really deep. Japan's opponent in the bronze-medal match has turned out to be none other than South Korea, which lost ...