Iraq

Hojbjerg saves Denmark from Olympic opening loss to Iraq

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Jeppe Højbjerg's hands helped Denmark keep Iraq off the scoreboard in an Olympic opener that will give more confidence to the Asian side. [more]

WATCH LIVE: Men’s soccer opens its Olympics with Iraq, Denmark

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In Group A with Brazil and South Africa, a win in the first game of the tournament is almost necessary for Iraq and Denmark. [more]

Displaced by IS, Iraqi soccer star now off to the Olympics

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Islamic State militants drove Ayman Hussein from his home. Eighteen months later, he sent Iraq's soccer team to the Olympics. [more]