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Mustafina Wins Gold In Uneven Bars, As 'Drained' Douglas Struggles

Gymnast Aliya Mustafina of Russia has won the 2012 Olympic gold medal in the uneven bars, standing atop the podium in a highly competitive event that also featured American star Gabby Douglas, defending medalist He Kexin of China, and British favorite Beth Tweddle.
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American Sees Silver Slip Away In Rifle Event's Final Shot

U.S. rifle shooter Matthew Emmons has won a bronze medal in the 50-meter three positions rifle event. That may sound like a slight let-down for the man who had been poised to win silver — a horrible final shot of 7.6 dropped him into third place — but it's far better than Emmons' earlier Olympic experiences.
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Respecting The Heat In High School Sports

Growing concern over sports practices in extreme heat is changing the look of high school team workouts this summer and fall. Kojo explores new rules on when student athletes can wear full padding and when they need an ice bath to cool down.

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Let's Catch Up: U.S. Women's Basketball Blowout, And Maroney's Vault Woes

As we enter the final week of the 2012 Summer Olympics, and athletes from the United States have won a total of 60 medals. That's just behind China, at 61. We run down the morning's Olympic news.
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Bolt Defends, U.S. Men's Basketball Team In Action

Jamaican Usain Bolt won the men's 100-meter sprint at a record time of 9.63 seconds Sunday. Bolt won the event four years ago in Beijing. The U.S. men's basketball team will meet Argentina Monday.
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Jamaica's Bolt Retains Title As 'World's Fastest Man'

As he did four years ago at the Beijing Olympics, Usain Bolt won the men's 100-meter sprint. On Sunday, Bolt ran his second fastest time ever — an Olympic record — 9.63 seconds.

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