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S. Korea: Examine fencer's defeat

Updated: August 3, 2012, 5:06 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The South Korean Olympic team said Friday it is asking for an investigation into the defeat of a fencer who wept before the crowd while she waited for an appeal to be decided.

The South Korean committee said it wants an investigation by the International Olympic Committee. It also wants the governing body of fencing to apologize and "restore the honor" of fencer Shin A-lam.

The apology is necessary "to restore the pride of the Korean people and also try to reinstate the honor ...

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