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Is Swimming Superstar Passing The Torch?

Saturday, expectations were sky-high for Michael Phelps, who already has the biggest gold medal haul in Olympic history. There was a much-anticipated showdown with swimming teammate Ryan Lochte, which turned out to be no showdown at all. The expectations continue Sunday at the Olympic Aquatics Center, as NPR's Howard Berkes reports.
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Sunday, Day 3 Of The London 2012 Games: What's On Tap

The first full day of Olympic competition brought moments of tense excitement, in the pool and on the archery course, among other places. But it's also time to look ahead to Sunday, which promises a day for swimming, as well as women's gymnastics, which begins qualifying rounds.
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Live Pigeon Shooting And Other Odd Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee came up with some rather unusual sporting events for the 1900 Paris Games — including one that would probably be considered shocking today.
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Making The Olympics Sound Right, From A 'Swoosh' To A 'Splash'

The clashing of swords, the tick-tock of the table tennis, the robotic "Take your mark!" before the swimmers launch from their blocks — it's one man's job to make sure we hear all those things.
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Lochte Cruises To Win Gold, Beating Phelps In The 400 IM

American swimmer Ryan Lochte won the gold medal in the men's 400-meter individual medley Saturday, beating Michael Phelps and the rest of a talented field at the London 2012 Olympics.
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Team USA Wins First Medals Of London 2012 Games; More Results From Saturday

Ryan Lochte won the first U.S. gold at the London Games, in the 400m individual medley. And on the first day of full competition in the 2012 Summer Olympics, the U.S. men's archery team won a silver medal, after a tense final with Italy.

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