Olympics Day 8

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Athletes compete in the men's 20-kilometer race walk near Buckingham Palace during the 2012 Summer Olympics Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoCharlie Riedel)
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Fans watch a semifinal women's doubles match in Centre Court between Venus and Serena Williams of the United States and Nadia Petrova and Maria Kirilenko of Russia at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon, in London, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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United States' Michael Phelps throws flowers to his mother Debbie after the men's 4 X 100-meter medley relay at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP PhotoJae C. Hong)
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Britain's Jessica Ennis celebrates winning gold following the 800-meter heptathlon as she and other athletes complete a victory lap during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP PhotoKirsty Wigglesworth)
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United States' Michael Phelps swims in the men's 4 X 100-meter medley relay at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP PhotoMichael Sohn)
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United States' Michael Phelps, right, swims in the men's 4 X 100-meter medley relay final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. Phelps pushed the United States in front to win the medley relay Saturday in the final swimming event of the London Games, after which he is retiring. He leaves the sport with a record 18 golds and 22 medals overall.(AP PhotoMark J. Terrill)
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Marleen Van Iersel from Netherlands dives for a ball during the Beach Volleyball match against USA at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoPetr David Josek)
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United States' swimmer Michael Phelps holds up a silver trophy after being honored as the most decorated Olympian at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. Phelps was honored with a special individual ceremony after concluding his record-breaking career Saturday as the most decorated Olympian. Phelps pushed the United States in front to win the medley relay Saturday in the final swimming event of the London Games, after which he is retiring.(AP PhotoLee Jin-man)
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Britain's Mo Farah, right, crosses the finish line to win gold ahead of United States' Galen Rupp in the men's 10,000-meter final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP PhotoAnja Niedringhaus)
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United States' men's 4 X 100-meter medley relay team from left, Matthew Grevers, Michael Phelps and Brendan Hansen shake hands with teammate Nathan Adrian after winning the gold medal at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP PhotoMichael Sohn)
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United States of America's Jamie Lynn Gray prepares to shoot, at the start of the women's 50-meter rifle 3 positions final, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London. Gray won gold in the event.(AP PhotoRebecca Blackwell)
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Mike Bryan, left, and Bob Bryan, right, of the United States, celebrate after defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Michael Llodra of France in the men's doubles gold medal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon, in London, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP PhotoVictor R. Caivano)
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USA's Lebron James (6) signals after scoring with a three point basket during a preliminary men's basketball game against Lithuania at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
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United States' Deron Williams (8) shoots past Lithuania's Antanas Kavaliauskas (12) and Linas Kleiza (11) during their men's preliminary round basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoMark Ralston, Pool)
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China's Li Zhenzhu, left, Jamaica's Korene Hinds, Spain's Diana Martin and United States' Shalaya Kipp clear the obstacle in a women's 3000-meter steeplechase heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP PhotoMatt Dunham)
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China's Li Xuerui celebrates after beating Wang Yihan, also from China, in the women's singles gold medal badminton match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoAndres Leighton)
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United States' Russell Holmes, center, and William Priddy, right, block a shot from Russia's Taras Khtey during a men's preliminary volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoJeff Roberson)
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United States' Susie Scanlan, left, reacts during her match against Italy's Nathalie Moellhausen in women's team epee fencing at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoHassan Ammar)
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Joseph O'Regan of Britain, left, attempts to grasp the ball from Balazs Harai of Hungary during their men's water polo preliminary round match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoAlastair Grant)
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United States' Serena Williams celebrates after defeating Maria Sharapova of Russia to win the women's singles gold medal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon, in London, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP PhotoVictor R. Caivano)
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Britain's Jessica Ennis lands a jump during the long jump heptathlon during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP PhotoLee Jin-man)
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Jamaica's Usain Bolt gestures before competing in a men's 100-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP PhotoMatt Slocum)
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Serena Wiiliams of the United States reacts during her match against Maria Sharapova of Russia at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP PhotoElise Amendola)
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United States' Reese Hoffa bites his bronze medal during the ceremony for the men's shot put during athletics competition in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP PhotoDaniel Ochoa De Olza)
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United States' Serena Williams returns a shot to Maria Sharapova of Russia in the women's singles gold medal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon, in London, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP PhotoVictor R. Caivano)
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Switzerland's Nicola Spirig, middle, Sweden's Lisa Norden, right, and Australia's Erin Densham react after finishing the triathlon at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London. Spirig won the gold medal. Norden took the silver and Densham the bronze. (AP PhotoCharlie Riedel)
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United States' Serena Williams celebrates after defeating Maria Sharapova of Russia to win the women's singles gold medal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon, in London, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP PhotoElise Amendola)
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Lisen Fredricson, of Sweden, falls off her horse Matrix during the equestrian individual show jumping competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Jamaica's Usain Bolt, right, leads in a men's 100-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP PhotoMark Duncan)
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Switzerland's Nicola Spirig, right, finishes ahead of Sweden's Lisa Norden to win the gold medal in the women's triathlon at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London. Norden took the silver. (AP PhotoCharlie Riedel)
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South Africa's Oscar Pistorius competes in a men's 400-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP PhotoDaniel Ochoa De Olza)
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USA's Lebron James hauls down a rebound against Lithuania's Martynas Pocius (7) during a men's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoCharles Krupa)
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Jennie Reed, right, of the United States, leads Dotsie Bausch, center, and Sarah Hammer on their way to clinch the silver medal in the track cycling women's team pursuit event, during the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoMatt Rourke)
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China's Fu Haifeng, left, and Cai Yun celebrate after beating Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong, of Malaysia, in a men's doubles badminton semifinal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoAndres Leighton)

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