Kerri Walsh, Misty May-Treanor Seek Third Straight Olympic Gold

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U.S. beach volleyballer Misty May-Treanor on hitting the ball around with John McEnroe. — Jenna Fryer — Twitter http://twitter.com/jennafryer. EDITOR'S NOTE — "Eyes on London" shows you the Olympics through the eyes of Associated Press journalists LONDON (AP) – Two-time gold medalists Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings earned their 16th consecutive Olympic victory Monday […]

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Stars' Olympic Memories

Daily Beast

American coverage of women's gymnastics falls squarely into one of two camps: tales of plucky, lovable teens wearing their perma-smiles to the winners' podium, or exposés of the sport's seedy underbelly, of eating disorders, Shawn Johnson has a message to Olympians who get the urge to jump on social media: Be careful. The London Olympics […]

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Tom Daley and Twitter Olympics

Wall Street

Tom Daley and Pete Waterfield were expecting to bring home gold in the 10-meter synchronized platform diving competition at the 2012 London Olympics. LONDON (Reuters) – British police arrested a man on Tuesday after offensive tweets were sent to British diver Tom Daley when he failed to win a medal in his first event at […]

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Tom Daley and Twitter Olympics

Wall Street

British diver Thomas Daley was the recipient of an insensitive tweet. (Getty Images). After his father died of brain cancer a year ago, Tom Daley went into the Games determined to win a medal "for myself and my dad." The 18-year-old Brit missed out in LONDON (Reuters) – British police arrested a man on Tuesday […]

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Nadia Comaneci, 'Perfect 10' Queen, Hopes Gymnastics Brings Back 'Perfect 10 …

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Nadia Comaneci (full name Nadia Elena Comaneci) was born on November 12, 1961 in Onesti, Romania Author: yline3. On July 18, 1976, Romanian pixie Nadia Comaneci scored the first "perfect 10" in the history of Olympic gymnastics. Comaneci scored the 10.0 for her compulsory routine on the uneven bars. Because there had never been a […]

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Olympics swimming: American Ryan Lochte fails to medal in 200 freestyle

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The athlete was reportedly told he wouldn't receive his gold medal Saturday if he wore it on the podium after his win. One night after swimming the anchor leg as France won the men's 4×100 relay, Agnel overpowered Ryan Lochte and the rest of a star-studded field to win gold in th Apparently, it's Yannick […]

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Montenegro 11, Hungary 10

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LONDON — Peter Varellas scored three goals Sunday to lead the United States over Montenegro 8-7 in Olympic men's water polo. U.S. captain Tony Azevedo scored from distance with less than a minute to play to put the <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/smorchon/7667232498/" title="Pajares en Montenegro by Dr. Jaus, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7132/7667232498_f787c2c4d5.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Pajares en Hungary vs […]

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John Orozco's missteps cost US Gymnastics team, but Bronx teen needs no …

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John Orozco of the USA reacts after performing on the vault during the men's gymnastics team final at the 2012 London Olympics on Monday, July 30, 2012. The USA finished in 5th place. ( Smiley N. Pool / Houston Chronicle ) Photo: Smiley N. Pool John Orozco is one of the most popular members of […]

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Tom Daley Twitter abuse: Police arrest boy in Weymouth

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"Get out the banner, mum!" Thirteen-year-old Hannah McNally had already made no little effort to show her support of Tom Daley, sporting union flag earrings, T-shirt, hair grips, bracelet and face paint, with the flag itself draped around her shoulders The Twitter insult against British diver Tom Daley has attracted the attention of police. Daley's […]

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May-Treanor and Walsh Jennings win

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Day 1 of the 2012 London Olympics has come and gone, and after a full day of action Team USA is currently third in the medal count. They have collected five med. Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings continued their Olympic dominance Monday, winning their preliminary-round match against the Czech Republic in straight sets. The […]

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