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Colombia wakes up to momentous victory at Women’s World Cup

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It was before sunrise in Colombia when the celebrations began.

Catalina Usme’s goal at the Women’s World Cup in Melbourne — 14,000 kilometers (8,700 miles) away — helped Colombia beat Jamaica 1-0 on Tuesday and advance to the quarterfinals for the first time.

“The dawn was worth it, we did not fail them,” said Linda Caicedo, Colombia’s 18-year-old sensation. “We made history today, but this is step by step.”

Colombia moves to Sydney for a knockout match Saturday against European champion England, which…

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