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Mexico Devastates Brazil In Historic 2-1 Olympic Soccer Final

Mexico shocked Brazil in Olympic men's soccer, winning gold in a 2-1 game in which it never trailed. Mexico's Oribe Peralta scored just 29 seconds into the game, after pouncing on a turnover by to take early control of the match at London's Wembley Stadium.
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Georgia Gould Wins Bronze Medal In Mountain Bike Cross-Country Race

"I'm glad I didn't let them all down," says U.S. cyclist Georgia Gould, of her fans in the U.S., after winning bronze in the women's mountain bike cross-country race.
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An Olympian Named Mo Farah Takes Britain By Storm

When Mo Farah, the gold medalist in the 10,000 meters, was asked if he would rather have run for Somalia, he responded with a curt retort: "Look mate, this is my country!" This Olympic summer is a world away from last year's riots in England.
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London Olympics Wind Down

NPR's Tom Goldman joins us from the Olympic games in London to talk about Saturday's events.
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The Logistics Of Doing An Ironman In The City

The Ironman Triathlon holds its first-ever U.S. championship in New York and New Jersey on Saturday. New York is the biggest city ever to host an Ironman event, which poses a few logistical challenges. NPR's Joel Rose sets the scene for us.
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Seeing The World Through The Olympic Rings [Infographic]

Using only the rings of the Olympic logo, artist Gustavo Sousa strips down world statistics to illustrate global disparities, including those for population, obesity, carbon dioxide emissions and Coco-Cola sales. What would the medal count for the 2012 Olympics look like in this infographic style?

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