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The UK Telegraph apologized after erring in the nationality of an Olympics athlete, the Irish Independent reported.

The Telegraph had mis-identified Irish boxer Katie Taylor as British, according to the Guardian’s Roy Greenslade.

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According to the Independent, the apology was posted on the Telegraph‘s Twitter and read:

“We’re sorry for mistakenly describing the fantastic boxer Katie Taylor as British in our London 2012 section today. She is Irish, of course.”

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