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Dutch win women's field hockey

Updated: August 10, 2012, 7:15 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The Netherlands used its sturdy defense to get to the women's field hockey final, and coach Max Caldas told some of his best players he needed more from them to win a second straight Olympic title.

Their answer was a 2-0 win over world champion Argentina, which had beaten the Dutch in two major finals in the last two years.

"We saved our best for last," Caldas said. "We erased them from the field today."

At the final whistle, the Netherlands celebrated with a mass ...

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