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Australia drops Britain for bronze

Updated: August 11, 2012, 5:22 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Germany defeated the Netherlands 2-1 Saturday to win its second straight Olympic field hockey title and spoil a bid for a Dutch double in the sport.

Jan Philipp Rabente scored twice, getting a goal in the 33rd minute and the game winner with five minutes to go. Mink van der Weerden tied it for the Dutch in the 53rd minute with his tournament-best eighth goal.

The Dutch had to hoped to pull off the first Olympic double after their women's team beat Argentina 2-0 on Friday. ...

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