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Olympic Swimming Records Smashed, Hopes Dashed

American Dana Vollmer blew away the field, winning gold and setting a record in the 100-meter butterfly. Her teammates in the men's 4-by-100-meter freestyle relay fell short in the final stretch, winning silver. And the crowd went wild for English superstar Rebecca Adlington's finish in the 400-meter free — good for bronze.
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Who's Ruling The Games? So Far, It's China

With six gold medals, China is dominating the Summer Olympics so far. The host country has yet to win gold — though it has two other medals.
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London Olympics Bring New Rules For Boxing

The sport of boxing has struggled for years with the question of scoring. A scandalous result in a 1988 bout led to the implementation of a computer system, which had plenty of flaws of its own. These Olympics, the scoring has been overhauled.
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Olympic Flame Missed From London Skyline

One of the most recognizable symbols of the Olympics is invisible to all but a relative few.
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Olympic Medal Feats Outside Of The Pool

The Olympics are officially underway, and NPR's Mike Pesca is reporting from London. Guest host David Greene talks with Pesca about developments so far.

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