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British Olympic officials blamed for Korean flag error
 
Kids carry the national flag of North Korea before the match between Colombia and North Korea at the London Games on July 25: Earlier, during introductions, a video promoting the North Korean team accidentally displayed the South Korean flag.
Kids carry the national flag of North Korea before the match between Colombia and North Korea at the London Games on July 25: Earlier, during introductions, a video promoting the North Korean team accidentally displayed the South Korean flag.
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London Olympic officials are reportedly to blame for an embarrassing flag mix-up at a woman's soccer game at a Glasgow stadium. A video introducing the North Korean Olympic team wrongly displayed the South Korean flag as the women entered before the match. The North Korean team walked off the field, and only agreed to play the match (against Columbia) after the error was fixed. The video package reportedly came from London.

 

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