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IOC withholds bronze, awaits FIFA

Updated: August 12, 2012, 9:15 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The International Olympic Committee will temporarily withhold a bronze medal from a South Korean soccer player who displayed a political sign after a game against Japan.

The action by the IOC remains in place until the player's disciplinary case is completed by FIFA.

The IOC previously told Park Jong-woo's team to bar him from the medal ceremony at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. South Korea beat Japan for the bronze medal.

IOC president Jacques Rogge says FIFA must first ...

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