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Coach Pia Sundhage and her women's soccer team start play tomorrow - even before the Olympic opening ceremonies. Coach Pia Sundhage and her women's soccer team start play tomorrow - even before the Olympic opening ceremonies. (Vincent Thian/Associated Press)
By John Powers
Globe Staff / August 5, 2008

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BEIJING - They passed through here nearly a fortnight ago and spent a day or so checking out Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Great Wall. Then the US women's soccer team hopped on a train and went 170 miles up to Qinhuangdao on the Yellow Sea, and they won't be back in the capital unless they make the ... (Full article: 772 words)

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