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IOC opens case on SKorea soccer player for banner

Updated: December 5, 2012, 2:17 PM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The IOC says it has opened a disciplinary case against a South Korea soccer player who displayed a political banner after his team beat Japan in the London Games bronze-medal match.

The Olympic body must decide if Park Jong-woo will receive the medal it has withheld from him since Aug. 10.

IOC President Jacques Rogge says it has formed a disciplinary commission "to look at the issue."

This week, FIFA suspended Park for two matches after finding him guilty ...

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