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Injury rules Bale out of Olympics

June 30, 2012
By ESPN staff
Tottenham winger Gareth Bale has suffered an injury that will rule him out of the Great Britain squad for next month's Olympic Games in London.

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Bale, 22, was expected to star alongside compatriots Craig Bellamy and Ryan Giggs at the London Games, but coach Stuart Pearce will now be denied his talents.

The Welshman is believed to have sustained a recurrence of an old back and hip injury after pulling up ...

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