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Japan maintain perfect record with NZ win

Hosts Japan displayed nerves of steel as they edged out New Zealand 4-2 in a penalty shootout to reach the men's Olympic football semifinals.

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Mir nets hat trick in win over Ivory Coast

Spain have made the men's Olympic football semifinals as Rafa Mir scored a hat trick to secure a 5-2 victory over Ivory Coast in extra-time.


Australia men crash out at Olympic group stage

Australia's men's Olympic football campaign that caused such excitement early is over after the Olyroos crashed out following a 2-0 loss to Egypt.

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Ten-man Mexico beaten by quick-fire Japan

Takefusa Kubo and Ritsu Doan scored in the opening 11 minutes to lead Japan to a 2-1 victory over Mexico in men's Olympic soccer on Sunday.

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Notoane confident SA can make Olympic last 8

South Africa coach David Notoane remains confident his side can make the quarterfinals of the Olympics, despite losing their opening two matches.

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