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2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 6 — Michael Phelps beats Ryan Lochte in 200 IM; Gabby Douglas Wins All-Around Gold

The United States won six gold medals on Thursday to jump ahead of China in the overall medal count. Here’s Thursday’s Olympic Games’ recap:

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US Gymnast Gabby Douglas Makes History Winning Olympic Gold in Women’s All-Around

US Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas won perhaps the most coveted title in her sport when she took the gold medal in the women’s all-around competition on Thursday in London, becoming the first African-American female gymnast to ever win individual Olympic gold.

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2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 5 — Missy Franklin and Allison Schmitt lead US to Gold in 4×200 Freestyle Relay

The US women’s 4×200-meter freestyle relay team won gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Wednesday, but China claimed the lead in the overall medal count. Here’s Wednesday’s Olympic Games’ recap:

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Eight Badminton Players Disqualified from the Olympics for Intentionally Losing Matches

We have all heard of boxers throwing a fight to make a big payday with the bookies, but now it appears as if badminton players are involved in the same racket — and it’s getting them tossed out of the Olympics.

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2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 3 — Missy Franklin and Matt Grevers Win Gold Medals

The US swim team captured two gold medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Monday, while the US men’s gymnastics squad disappointed. Here’s what happened at the London Games:

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2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 2 — France Upsets US Swimmers in 4×100 Relay

Upsets and world records ruled the day on Day 2 of competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Here’s a brief recap of Sunday’s action:

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2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 1 — Ryan Lochte Wins Gold; Michael Phelps Is Fourth

After yesterday’s Opening Ceremony, the 2012 Summer Olympics had its first full day of competition on Saturday.

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Top 10 Moments From the Olympics Opening Ceremony

Last night’s Olympics kicked off with a spectacular mix of pop and pageantry under the artistic direction of Oscar-winning filmmaker Danny Boyle. From an American perspective, the opening ceremony in London seemed comprised of the best partsof an Oscar telecast, a Macy’s parade and a Super Bowl halftime show. In short, it was courtly and dignified but also wild and funny, altogether both odd enough and impressive enough to arouse a lot of talk and Tweets this weekend. To help lead the discussion, we’ve compiled our top ten highlights from the big event.

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Keith Urban Attends 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony in London [VIDEOS]

Guess who had a front row seat – sort of- at last night’s (July 27) opening ceremonies at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London? Keith Urban, that’s who.

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Blind Archer Sets First World Record of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games

Thanks to South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun the first world record and the first moving human interest story of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London has come before the Games of the XXX Olympiad have even officially begun.

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10 Unforgettable Moments from the Olympics

The Summer Olympics begin this weekend in London. For more than a century, the modern Olympic games have provided a global stage for athletes to deliver unforgettable moments of competition, courage and compassion.

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Unbreakable Olympic Records

The London Olympic Games begin today with the world’s best athletes competing in 306 events. Here are some records that are not likely to be broken this year. Or maybe ever.

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