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Serena And Venus Williams Win Women’s Doubles Title In London

Serena And Venus Williams Win Women’s Doubles Title In London

Clive Brunskill/Getty Images(WIMBLEDON, England) — Serena and Venus Williams won the women’s doubles title at the London Games Sunday, defeating Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4.It’s the…

Missy Franklin Sets World Record In 200 Backstroke

Missy Franklin Sets World Record In 200 Backstroke

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(LONDON) –  Missy Franklin won her third gold medal and fourth overall at the London Olympics on Friday when she set a world record in the 200 backstroke competition.

Franklin finished in 2 minutes, 4.06 seconds which wa…

Rafael Nadal Withdraws from London Olympics

Rafael Nadal Withdraws from London Olympics

Clive Rose/Getty Images(MADRID) — Rafael Nadal will not be headed to the London Olympic Games next week.  Nadal pulled out on Thursday with an undisclosed injury. He has been bothered by recurring knee problems.
“I am not in condition to compete …

Kobe Bryant Disagrees with Olympic Age Limit

Kobe Bryant Disagrees with Olympic Age Limit

David Becker/Getty Images(MANCHESTER, England) — Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant doesn’t agree with the 23-and-under concept proposed by NBA commissioner David Stern regarding the Olympics.
Team USA arrived in London on Tuesday and the Lakers forwa…

Jeneba Tarmoh Concedes Final Olympic Spot

Jeneba Tarmoh Concedes Final Olympic Spot

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — There will be no runoff. Jeneba Tarmoh will not entertain the idea of a runoff versus Allyson Felix for the third and final spot on the U.S. team for the 100-meter women’s race at the 2012 London Games, USA …

Ashton Eaton Breaks World Record

Ashton Eaton Breaks World Record

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(EUGENE, Ore.) — Ashton Eaton erased Roman Sebrle’s 11-year-old decathlon mark on Saturday by 13 points.
In an event that distinguishes its Olympic winner as the greatest athlete in the world, Eaton finished the two-day …

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