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Phelps Sets All-Time Olympic Medal Record

Posted July 31st, 2012 at 6:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps has broken one of the most coveted Olympic records, winning two more medals at the London games to set an all-time Olympic mark of 19. Phelps won a silver medal Tuesday in the 200-meter butterfly and a gold in the 4X200-meter freestyle relay with teammates Ryan Lochte, Conor Dwyer and Ricky […]

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Phelps Sets All-Time Olympic Medal Record

Posted July 31st, 2012 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps has broken one of the most coveted Olympic records, winning two more medals at the London games to set an all-time Olympic mark of 19. Phelps won a silver medal Tuesday in the 200-meter butterfly and a gold in the 4X200-meter freestyle relay with teammates Ryan Lochte, Conor Dwyer and Ricky […]

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US Women Win Gold Medal in Gymnastics

Posted July 31st, 2012 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. women’s gymnastics team has won an Olympic gold medal for the first time since 1996. In the fourth day of the London games Tuesday, the U.S. team lived up to its potential with a score of 183.596, five points ahead of silver-medal winner Russia. Romania took the bronze. The win provided some consolation […]

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German Rider Makes History at London Olympics

Posted July 31st, 2012 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A German athlete has made equestrian history on the fourth day of competition at the London Olympics. Michael Jung jumped his way to a gold medal Tuesday to become the first rider to hold European, world and Olympic individual titles. In canoe, slalom-singles competition, France’s Tony Estanguet moved through choppy waters to win his third […]

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Saudi Athlete Allowed to Compete Wearing Headscarf

Posted July 31st, 2012 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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London Olympic officials have reached an agreement to allow a female Saudi Arabian judo athlete to compete wearing a headscarf. The International Olympic Committee says Wodjan Shaherkani can wear a hijab. The International Judo Federation had said a headscarf could be dangerous because the sport includes chokeholds and aggressive grabbing techniques. In competition Tuesday, American […]

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China: Doping Allegations Against Olympic Swimmer ‘Biased’

Posted July 31st, 2012 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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A Chinese official has blasted what he says are “biased” doping allegations against one of his country’s young swimming stars who shattered a world record at London’s Olympic games. Beijing’s anti-doping chief Jiang Zhixue told the Xinhua news agency that it is unfair to criticize Chinese athletes because of their success, which he says is […]

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China Dominates Men’s Gymnastics; France, US Win Swimming Gold

Posted July 30th, 2012 at 6:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The third full day of competition at the London Summer Olympics has ended, with China dominating men’s gymnastics and leaving the highly touted U.S. team empty-handed. China overcame a disastrous qualifying round to win the men’s gymnastics competition Monday by a wide margin over Japan. But the biggest cheers from the crowd in London went […]

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Third Day of Olympics Features Swimming Finals; China Wins Men’s Gymnastics Gold

Posted July 30th, 2012 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The third full day of competition is well under way at the London Olympics, featuring 12 medal finals. China once again dominated the men’s gymnastics event, winning the gold by a wide margin over second place Japan. The biggest cheers from the hometown crowd went to the British team and its bronze medal finish. The […]

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Third Day of Olympics Features Swimming Finals, Men’s Gymnastics

Posted July 30th, 2012 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The third full day of competition at the London Olympics launched Monday, featuring 12 medal finals. Four of the medals are in swimming. Swimmers will compete later Monday in the finals for the men’s 200-meter freestyle and 100-meter backstroke and the women’s 100-meter backstroke and 100-meter breaststroke. Earlier, China won its second straight gold medal […]

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US Swimmer Lochte Seeks 2nd Gold at London Olympics

Posted July 30th, 2012 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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The third day of competition at the London Olympics Monday features a dozen medal finals, including U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte as he seeks his second gold medal of the Summer Games. He will be competing in the 200-meter freestyle. The U.S. men’s gymnastics team may be on the verge of earning gold in a field […]

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