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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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U.S. Holds Most Medals So Far In London Olympics

We'll see where the count stands after another day of competition at the London Olympics but after Thursday, the United States is at the top with the most medals. Renee Montagne has results of Thursday night's Olympics competition.
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London Olympics' Record-Setting First Week

The London Olympics have produced lots of fascinating moments in its early days. Records have been shattered, rules have been broken. And it's only the first week. NPR's Mike Pesca has been covering the games and joins Steve Inskeep.

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