South Africa shuts out United States
LONDON -- South Africa earned its first win in Olympic women's field hockey Monday, beating the United States 7-0 and sending the Americans to the bottom of their pool.
The result was out of the blue for two teams already eliminated from contention for the semifinals.
The Americans had won or lost their previous matches by one goal, and conceded only six altogether, while South Africa hadn't earned a point in four losses. But South Africa improved from conceding seven goals to Argentina ...
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