Norway retains gold medal

Updated: August 11, 2012, 7:26 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Norway retained its Olympic title in women's team handball by beating Montenegro 26-23 on Saturday.

Norway was a heavy favorite as the defending Olympic, world and European champion, and ended the London Games among the Scandinavian country's biggest sports success stories. Crown Prince Hakkon and Princess Mette-Marit were courtside to watch the victory.

"In team sports, it's the biggest team in Norway," said coach Thorir Hergeirsson, whose squad got off to a slow start ...

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