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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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Let's Catch Up: U.S. Gold In Rifle Event; And A Badminton Bronze

Good morning. As we start Day 8 of the London Olympics, big news is already happening. We posted earlier about Oscar Pistorius's historic run in the men's 400 meters. Later, an American woman set a world record in Olympic shooting. And a triathlon came down to the wire.
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For Nigeria's Basketball Fans, U.S. Blowout Can't Dampen Spirits

The American men's basketball team has faced criticism for Thursday night's 156-73 blowout victory over Nigeria at the London Olympics. At the arena, NPR editor Vickie Walton-James spoke to Nigerian fans, to learn what they thought about being on the wrong end of a record score
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An Olympic Impression Of London 2012 So Far

NPR's Tom Goldman joins guest host Susan Stamberg to talk about his impressions of the London 2012 Olympics so far and what's in store for next week.
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Oscar Pistorius Makes Olympic History In 400 Meters, And Moves On To Semifinal

Sprinter Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee who has for years sought to run in the Olympic Games, finally got his wish Saturday, when he ran in a preliminary heat in the men's 400 meters in London's Olympic Stadium. But he wasn't content with making history as the Olympics' first amputee runner.

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