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Women’s Olympic football tournament starts today

As fellow blogger Harry Hayfield pointed out the first Beijing Olympic events actually start today, with 6 matches in the women’s football / soccer.
Here is the schedule for today.
Group E
17:00 Argentina - Canada (Tianjin)
19:45 China - Sweden (Tianjin)
Group F
17:00 Germany - Brazil (Shenyang)
19:45 Korea DPR - Nigeria (Shenyang)
Group G
17:00 Japan - New Zealand [...]

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It is unfortunate but Iraq’s football team won’t be able to compete in the Beijing Olympics after FIFA suspended them from their football federation.
The decision to ban the team comes after Iraq’s government dissolved the country’s National Olympic Committee (NOC).
“We have asked the government to withdraw its decision against the Iraq Football Association and we [...]