Female Seleção Out of Olympics: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

LONDON, ENGLAND - Brazil's female football (soccer) side crashed out of the 2012 London Olympics after losing 2-0 to reigning world champions Japan. Five-time world player of the year Marta had a quiet game as the Japanese struck sharply on the counter to send the Brazilians packing.

After two silver medals in Beijing (2008) and Athens (2004), the Seleção were eliminated before the semi-finals for the first time. Brazil were made . . .

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