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Published: Thursday, August 9, 2012, 9:05 a.m.

U.S. women advance to Olympic volleyball final

LONDON — The unbeaten U.S. women's volleyball team will get another chance at its first gold medal.
The Americans advanced to the Olympic final with a straight-set victory over South Korea on Thursday. The team will play for the title Saturday against the winner of a later semifinal between Brazil and Japan.
The top-ranked U.S. has dropped just two sets in London. In the latest victory, Destinee Hooker scored 24 points in the 25-20, 25-22, 25-22 win at Earls Court.
The American women made it to the final at the 2008 Beijing Games but settled for the silver medal after falling 3-1 to Brazil.
Story tags » Summer Olympics

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