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Ali Krieger not giving up on '12 Games

Updated: January 23, 2012, 4:20 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Despite the long odds, U.S. defender Ali Krieger feels she still has a shot at playing in the London Olympics.

Walking on crutches, Krieger spoke to reporters for the first time Sunday since tearing the anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in her right knee during an Olympic qualifying match.

Krieger said she plans to fly home Monday so she can have her surgery as soon as possible. Her rehabilitation time is expected to be six ...

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