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North Korea withdraws from women’s Olympic football qualifying tournament in South Korea

Happier times - North Korea and South Korea football players meet and pose for photographs at the 2014 Asian Games at Munhak Stadium on October 1, 2014 in Incheon, South Korea. (Photo by Stanley Chou/Getty Images)

North Korea has pulled out of the final-round women's football qualifying tournament for the 2020 Olympics, due to take place in South Korea next month