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Williams Sisters Advance To Gold Medal Game In London

It's been a big day for Serena Williams. First, she started the day by winning her first individual Olympic gold medal. Then she won a chance for another gold in women's doubles, playing with her sister, Venus. The pair defeated the Russian team of Nadia Petrova and Maria Kirilenko.
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U.S. Women Win Silver In First Team Pursuit Event

The U.S. cyclists in the Summer Games' team pursuit event had never before raced on the Olympic stage — after all, theirs is the first American team to make an appearance in the games. But that didn't stop them from taking the silver medal, finishing behind Britain in the final.
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Bryan Brothers Win Doubles Gold At London Olympics

The U.S. men's doubles team of Bob and Mike Bryan won their first Olympic gold medal Saturday, beating France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Michael Llodra, 6-1, 7-6 (6-2), in a game that was far more entertaining than its score might suggest.
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U.S. Flag Gets Blown Away At Tennis Medal Ceremony

One minute, the American flag was flying in the wind. The next, it was simply flying away. That was the scene Saturday at Wimbledon, after Serena Williams won the gold medal in women's single tennis, beating Russia's Maria Sharapova.
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Serena Williams Wins Olympic Gold, Beating Sharapova 6-1, 6-0

American Serena Williams stormed her way to an Olympic gold medal Saturday, dominating the final against Maria Sharapova of Russia. It is the first individual gold medal for Williams, who has twice won in Olympic doubles.

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