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Overturned Judo Result Called A 'Farce' And Parody

The result of a judo men's quarterfinal bout was announced, and then reversed, Sunday. Since then, it became the source of international indignation over a perceived injustice. But the controversy stems from judo officials' attempt to avoid such confusion.
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Let's Catch Up: Phelps In Fly, Too Many Tweets, And A Chatty Olympics Greeter

Monday's roundup of 2012 Summer Olympics news stories includes Michael Phelps in the butterfly semifinal, and London's attempts to deal with human and digital traffic. And in judo, an American scores a big upset.
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Highlights Of Monday's Events From The London 2012 Olympics

Swimming is again the big draw in the London 2012 Olympics Monday, with four gold-medal races scheduled. Olympic competitions are being held in 22 sports today — meaning there are dozens of events. Below, we list the ones we'll be keeping a close eye on.
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Traffic In London Not So Jammed

Traffic is moving well despite fears that the Olympic Games would clog the city. The M1 highway is busy but somewhere between normal and nice, and the AP reports no problems inside London. The commute to the houses of Parliament is five minutes shorter than normal, and bicyclists are loving roads cleared of cars for Olympic races.
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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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