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Japan's Megu Hirose (R) slides safely into home as the ball gets past US catcher Stacey Nuveman (L) in the top of the seventh inning, scoring the third run for Japan, the end of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games softball gold medal match against Japan at the Fengtai stadium on August 21, 2008. Japan won 3-1 to take home the gold, with the US receiving silver and Australia the bronze. (OMAR TORRES/AFP/Getty Images) — Getty

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