Tuesday, 07 August 2012 05:52

No surprises for Team USA in Tuesday qualifying session

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LONDON - All expected American qualifiers moved on to the next rounds of their events in Tuesday morning’s track session at Olympic Stadium.

LONDON - Long the best pole vaulter in the United States, Jenn Suhr officially became the best pole vaulter in the world Monday evening when she won the gold medal in a stirring competition at Olympic Stadium. On the track, Michael Tinsley won a surprising, and well-earned, silver in the men’s 400m hurdles.

Monday, 06 August 2012 15:21

Mixed morning of qualifying for Team USA

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LONDON - It was a mixed day in qualifying action as all of the women in the 100m hurdles and 1500m advanced to the next round, but Michelle Carter was the only woman to advance to the shot put final and none of the men in the discus throw were able to advance to the final during the Monday morning session at the Olympic Stadium.

London, UK - The Sydney Olympics in 2000 is remembered for 'Magic Monday' – the day in which Cathy Freeman won 400m gold for the host nation Australia. In a similar vein, 'Super Saturday' of the London 2012 Games will long live in the memory as the day in which Britain won three gold medals – courtesy of Jessica Ennis, Greg Rutherford and Mo Farah.

Sunday, 05 August 2012 09:46

Flanagan, Goucher 10th and 11th at Olympic Marathon

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LONDON – Team USA’s Shalane Flanagan and Kara Goucher of Portland, Ore. finished within 16 seconds of one another as they crossed the finish line in 10th and 11th place, respectively, in the Olympic women’s marathon during a rainy Sunday morning.



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