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All About Olympic 2012

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on July 28, 2012

1 China 1 0 1
2 Poland 0 1 0
United States 0 0 0
Russia 0 0 0
Great Britain 0 0 0
Australia 0 0 0
Yi Siling - First Gold medal winner in 2012 Olympic

   Yi Siling – First Gold medal winner in 2012 Olympic











Shooting – 10m Air Rifle Women

China – Yi Siling

Poland – Sylwia Bogacka

China – Dan Yu
London Olympics 2012: Canada’s best medal hopes
National Post
A strong contender to medal after entering the Games as the defending world champion in the 100-metre freestyle, Hayden did not qualify for the final. He will look to improve in what is likely his last Olympics, entering as the defending world silver 
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National Post
Olympics 2012: Pedal to the medal for SA
Mail & Guardian Online
The London Olympics officially begins today with its opening ceremony and South African athletes will be bearing the weight of expectation as they go in search of the mythical 12-medal target set by the South African Sports Confederation and Olympics 
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London Olympics 2012: Great Britain’s men’s road cyclists can get the ball
London Olympics 2012: Great Britain’s men’s road cyclists can get the ball rolling with Team GB’s first gold medal. There are two Dream Teams in action this weekend and the first dives straight into the Olympic fray on Saturday morning in a men’s road 
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Olympic Swimming 2012 Results: Qualifiers, Medal Winners, Highlights & More
Bleacher Report
Missy Franklin (Freestyle, Backstroke): In her Olympic debut, the 17-year-old phenom can become the first U.S. woman ever to win seven medals at one Summer Games. And she’s only going to get better. Ryan Lochte (Backstroke, IM): The two-time reigning 
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Bleacher Report
US Olympic basketball team prefers gold medal over ‘Dream Team’ label
U.S. basketball player LeBron James smiles as he answers a reporter’s question during a news conference in the Olympic media centre before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games July 27, 2012 LONDON (Reuters) – The star-studded U.S. Olympic 
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Olympic Soccer Results 2012: US Women’s Gold Medal Hopes Rest on Alex 
Bleacher Report
The United States women’s soccer team is looking to avenge their World Cup Finals loss to Japan, as the Olympics begin in London this week. Their run in last summer’s competition made Hope Solo, Alex Morgan and Abby Wambach household names, but
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Bleacher Report
Canadian Olympic Committee confident of 12th-place medal finish
Vancouver Sun
By George Johnson, Postmedia Olympic Team July 27, 2012 1:02 PM. Tweet. Comment. 0. Story; Photos ( 1 )  Chef de mission Sylvie Bernier — a gold medallist on the. three-metre board in Los Angeles 28 years ago — said Team Canada has never been 
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Olympic 2012: Saina Nehwal best bet for a medal
Daily News & Analysis
Olympic 2012: Saina Nehwal best bet for a medal. Published: Friday, Jul 27, 2012, 17:49 IST Agency: IANS. Saina Nehwal begins her pursuit of a badminton medal at the London OlympicsSunday and her first-round opponent in the three-player preliminary 
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Dean Macey: With support Phillips Idowu can still strike gold
The Guardian (blog)
He is the defending Olympic silver medallist, at the tail-end of his career, the 2012 Olympic Games was almost certainly meant to be his swansong. When injury struck I cannot blame him for shutting himself away from the outside world and burying his head.
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London Olympics: US women’s volleyball has new style, expectations
Los Angeles Times
Now, Coach Hugh McCutcheon hopes to change the U.S. women’s indoor volleyball team’s medalcolor. And though the affable-yet-intense New Zealand native asks, “Have you got a big notepad? Follow @latimes · London 2012 Olympics logo 
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Olympics 2012: Gold medal is within reach for 17-year-old boxer Claressa Shields
The Star-Ledger –
Claressa Shields.JPG John David Mercer-USA TODAY SportsUSA women’s middleweight Claressa Shields from Flint, MI is going for a gold medal in these LondonOlympics. LONDON — The description under her twitter handle reads, “My Own World,” but 

The Star-Ledger –
London 2012 Olympics: today at the Games
The Guardian
Four years ago, Beijing’s water cube was dominated absolutely by Michael Phelps, who if he were a country would have finished higher than France, the Netherlands or Jamaica in the 2008 medals table – on his own. …. Could you be a medallist 

The Guardian
London Olympics 2012: Can USA top the medal table?
Christian Science Monitor
The 2012 Summer Olympics should again see China win the most golds and the US win the most medals overall. The split points to the two countries’ different Olympicaims. By Mark Sappenfield, Staff writer / July 27, 2012. A diver prepares to take part 

Christian Science Monitor
London 2012 Olympics: Denise Lewis selects her five Team GB golden girls to
In Beijing I was with Perri and Hannah England for a BOA programme where potential young stars of the future get the chance to be introduced to the Olympic experience. I thought from the start both she and Hannah, now a world silver medallist, were
London 2012: Why India is upbeat
BBC News
But the mindset has now changed from wanting to be an Olympian to wanting to be amedallist. This current contingent of 81 athletes – 58 men and 23 women – includes a clutch of world-class athletes, who have either won medals at previous Olympics 

BBC News
Flame and glory: Stunning 60ft blazing ‘flower of fire’ sets off Olympic Games
London’s skies lit up after SEVEN young athletes last night lit up the Olympics to officially launch the start of the 2012 Games. Fireworks rocketed into the night after a circle of flaming torches were lit that closed up to become a 60ft high flame 


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