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

TravelersTod

LONDON — Nadia Comaneci is hoping gymnastics reverts to the old style of scoring and again give competitors a chance at the “perfect 10” that she made famous. The Romanian great, who amassed nine Olympic medals including five golds, made history Sunday, July 29, 2012. Nadia Comaneci – 1976 Olympic Gold Balance Beam Routine. Posted […]

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Hope Solo stands by critical tweets

ESPN

MANCHESTER, England — U.S. women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo didn't back down Monday from her Twitter outburst against NBC analyst Brandi Chastain, saying the tweets were her way of expressing her opinion about the quality of television Hope Solo has called out former USA Soccer star Brandi Chastain. She basically wants her to shut up […]

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Michel Morganella, Swiss Soccer Player, Ejected From Olympic Games For …

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Routine wins have been elusive at the Olympics for Federer, who is playing in the Games for the fourth time and still seeking his first singles medal. He was pushed to three sets in the opening round but he easily eliminated Benneteau, who held a two The official game, which held the silver last week, […]

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Michel Morganella, Swiss Soccer Player, Ejected From Olympic Games For …

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The London 2012 Olympics Games are under way with a raft of medals up for grabs each day while drama and controversy are never far away (For complete coverage on the web, please go to www.reuters.com/london-olympics-2012/) LATEST NEWS Open thread for discussing 2012 London Olympic Summer Games. The Olympics might not be the most obvious […]

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US on right track with Olympic water polo win

Boston Heral

<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 Finally, after years of preparing for this moment (not so much me as the athletes, although I did prepare but nonetheless), the games began. The USA Men came out with an excellent performance topping Montenegro 8-7 in an exciting match […]

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Alex Morgan: American Striker Is Key for USA Women's Soccer Gold Medal

Bleacher Rep

These always sound like a good idea until you get to the X. While the Olympics are home to the best athletes in the world, there are some competitors that stand out above all the rest. The U.S. has been fortunate to have many of the best Olympic athletes represent them at the Games. Chris […]

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Jordyn Wieber's Coach Calls Elimination an 'Injustice'

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And on a day when near-perfection was demanded, reigning world all-around champion Jordyn Wieber was merely better than most. As a result, she missed the cut for the London Olympics all-around final, finishing third behind teammates Aly Raisman and By Mark Sappenfield, Staff writer / July 29, 2012. US gymnast Jordyn Wieber cries after she […]

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Jordyn Wieber's Coach Calls Elimination an 'Injustice'

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LONDON — As Jordyn Wieber, Aly Raisman and the rest of the U.S. women's gymnastics team waited to march onto the happy pink floor of North Greenwich Arena at the London Olympics, coach John Geddert pulled out his iPhone and, in a tweet, described The elimination of U.S. gymnast superstar Jordyn Wieber from the individual […]

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London 2012 diving: China takes gold, USA silver in 3-meter synchronized

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London 2012 diving: China wins first gold. London: Canada won its first medal of the 2012 London Olympics with Divers Emilie Heymans and Jennifer Abel claiming bronze in the women's 3m springboard event. Heymans, 30, becomes the GBR is behind u #teamGB #diving #London2012 #Olympics. by glowdell via twitter 7/30/2012 2:01:10 PM. 1453: Daley competes […]

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Apps for 2012 Summer Olympic Games abound

Reuters

Feeding our Olympic athletes healthy and sustainable food is a huge undertaking. Being able to serve over 14 million meals, across 40 different locations, in 27 days is quite a feat! The London Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic The official game, which held the silver last week, wasn't the only Olympics game […]

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