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Decathlon, Beach Volleyball In Olympic Spotlight

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.
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U.S. Gymnast Raisman Wins Gold, Bronze Medals

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.
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How Can You Really Measure The Greatest Olympian?

Commentator Frank Deford says it's hard enough comparing teams and stars from different eras in the same sport, let alone across sports.
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U.S. Gymnast Raisman Wins Bronze, Gold On Last Day

Tom Goldman shares the latest Olympics news with Audie Cornish. In gymnastics, American Aly Raisman won two medals on Tuesday. Two British brothers also won the triathlon.
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Explosive, Smooth Movement Key In Weightlifting

Audie Cornish speaks with former weightlifter Melanie Roach about the critical elements that go into a successful lift.
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U.S. Women's Water Polo Team Wins In Overtime To Reach Gold Medal Game

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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