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Federer Wins Epic Semifinal, Taking More Than Four Hours To Do So

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer kept his Olympic dream alive Friday, when he won the longest tennis singles match in Olympic history. He defeated Juan Del Potro of Argentina, in a semifinal played on Wimbledon's Centre Court.
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Olympics Energize Britain's Patriots, Even (Perhaps) In Scotland

Never before have British sports fans sung the national anthem or flourished their Union flags with such gusto. Never before have British commentators yelled so loudly at the slightest sign their countryfolk may secure a medal.
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Let's Catch Up: IOC Targets Rogue WiFi; A Rower In A Row; And A Rifle Record

It's Day 7 of competition at the London Olympics, and America has found a new contestant in its continual quest for a sweetheart: Gabby Douglas, who already has two gold medals before individual rounds begin. Here's other news that's been popping around the Summer Olympics.
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Coming Up Today: Track And Field Begins; More Swimming Finals

The big news on Day 7 of competition in the 2012 Summer Olympics is that Track and Field events — or, "Athletics," if you're an Olympic scheduler — finally get on the track and field. Here's a look at Olympic highlights for Friday
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Weightlifter Keeps Calm, Sleeps In And Carries On

Twenty-one year old Jack Oliver went to bed ready to represent Great Britain at the Olympics. That was, until the weightlifter overslept by an hour on his big day.
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Would You Rather Win Silver Or Bronze? (Be Careful What You Wish For)

If you had to choose between a silver medal and a bronze medal, most people would choose silver. But psychologists who analyzed photos of Olympic medalists say that there's a complicated dynamic at work.

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