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USA Women's Soccer Wins Olympic Gold
The United States beats Japan, avenging their World Cup loss in 2011. Midfielder Carli Lloyd scored both U.S. goals in the 2-1 final.

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United States' Abby Wambach celebrates with teammates after winning the women's soccer gold medal match against Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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United States' Carli Lloyd (10) scores against Japan during the women's soccer gold medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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United States' Carli Lloyd (10) celebrates after scoring against Japan goalkeeper Miho Fukumoto (1) during the women's soccer gold medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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United States' Abby Wambach celebrates a goal by teammate Carli Lloyd during the women's soccer gold medal match against Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
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United States' Carli Lloyd, center bottom, celebrates with teammates after scoring against Japan during the women's soccer gold medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
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People react as they watch a television broadcast of the United States women's soccer team taking on Japan in the gold medal match at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Nevada Smiths bar in New York. The U.S. won 2-1. (AP Photo/Alex Katz)

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People react as they watch a television broadcast of the United States women's soccer team taking on Japan in the gold medal match at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Nevada Smiths bar in New York. The U.S. won 2-1. (AP Photo/Alex Katz)

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United States acknowledge their national flag during the medal ceremony after winning the gold medal in their women's soccer final against Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. The United States won its third straight Olympic gold medal, defeating Japan 2-1 in a rematch of last year's World Cup final. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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United States players celebrate winning the gold medal in their women's soccer final against Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. The United States won its third straight Olympic gold medal, defeating Japan 2-1 in a rematch of last year's World Cup final. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
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Japan's Asuna Tanaka (14), Karina Maruyama (13) and Homare Sawa (10) react after losing the women's soccer gold medal match against the United States at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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United States' Abby Wambach celebrates after winning the women's soccer gold medal match against Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. The United States won 2-1. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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United States' Carli Lloyd, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring her second goal during the women's soccer gold medal match against Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
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Japan's Miho Fukumoto fails to stop a goal by United States' Carli Lloyd during the women's gold medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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United States players celebrate the second goal by teammate Carli Lloyd during the women's soccer gold medal match against Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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Japan's Yuki Ogimi, left, scores against United States goalkeeper Hope Solo during the women's soccer gold medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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United States players celebrate winning the women's soccer gold medal match as Japan's Aya Miyama, left, reacts at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. The United States won 2-1. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
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United States' Abby Wambach heads the ball against Japan during the women's soccer gold medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
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United States celebrates after winning the women's soccer gold medal match against Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
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A fan of the United States waits for the start of the women's soccer gold medal match between the United States and Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
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Fans wait for the start of the women's soccer gold medal match between the United States and Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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Japan's Yuki Ogimi, top, falls in front of United States' Rachel Buehler (16) during the women's soccer gold medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
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United States gold-medalist women's soccer players celebrate with their medals after winning the women's soccer final against Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. The United States won 2-1. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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Japan's Shinobu Ohno, front, fights for control of the ball with United States' Shannon Boxx during the women's soccer gold medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
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Fans cheer before the start of the women's soccer gold medal match between the United States and Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
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USA Women's Soccer Wins Olympic Gold

The United States beats Japan, avenging their World Cup loss in 2011. Midfielder Carli Lloyd scored both U.S. goals in the 2-1 final.

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