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[Beijing, May 8, 2003] Due to fear of SARS, the women’s World Cup soccer games that were initially scheduled to b played in China between September 23 and October 11, 2003 have been cancelled. The U.S. has offered to host this premier women's soccer event in place of China. It is likely that the U.S. will be taken up on its offer, as no participating country has expressed any dissenting opinion.

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