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Events of the Summer Olympic Games

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Soccer (Football)

Soccer was the first team sport included in the Olympic Games, debuting in 1900. It became an official Olympic sport in the 1908 Games. Women's soccer was introduced in the 1996 Games. The London soccer events consist of 16 men's teams and 12 women's teams, each with 18 athletes.

Soccer medal events: August 9 and 11

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