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South Korea's appeal against Norway win rejected

BEIJING -- The International Handball
Federation has rejected a protest filed by South Korea against
Norway's win through a last-gasp goal in the semifinal, the
Olympic news service reported.

Norway beat South Korea 29-28 on Thursday after Norwegian
center back Gro Hammerseng scored a goal in the last second of
the match.

Korean coach Lim Young-chul said Korean television
reporters told him the ball crossed the goal line just after
the buzzer signaled the end of the game. But the federation
said a disciplinary commission had confirmed the result of the
match.