It's day 13 of the Olympics in London and even though the games have had a fair amount of drama to date, the next couple of days could bring some of the most memorable moments. Events begin in the decathlon Wednesday, and the U.S. will be playing for gold in women's beach volleyball.
The "Fierce Five" have finished their run at the London Summer Olympics. That's the nickname given to America's female gymnasts. They started the games by winning the most important gold medal in the team event. They finished Tuesday with their team captain Aly Raisman finally getting the break that seemed so elusive.
The American women's water polo team will again chase an elusive gold medal, this time at the London Olympics. The team qualified for the gold medal match by defeating longtime Olympic rival Australia.
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