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USA's Tyson Chandler slams a dunk against Australia's David Andersen during a men's quarterfinals basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoCharles Krupa)
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United States' Allyson Felix crosses the finish line to win the women's 200-meters final ahead of Ivory Coast's Murielle Ahoure during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP PhotoLee Jin-man)
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China's Hu Yadan competes in the women's 10-meter platform diving preliminaries at the Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoCharlie Riedel)
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USA's Tyson Chandler, center, slam dunks against Australia during a quarterfinal men's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
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United States’ April Ross, left, and Jennifer Kessy, center, compete against Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor in a women's gold medal beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP PhotoJae C. Hong)
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United States' Brittany Viola competes in the women's 10-meter platform diving preliminaries at the Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoCharlie Riedel)
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April Ross of the United States tries to dig out a ball during the women's Gold Medal beach volleyball match between two United States teams at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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United States’ Kerri Walsh Jennings, left, and Misty May-Treanor, celebrate after defeating April Ross and Jennifer Kessy in a women's gold medal beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP PhotoJae C. Hong)
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United States' Aries Merritt, second from left, crosses the finish line ahead of United States' Jason Richardson, right, and Jamaica's Hansle Parchment, left, to win gold in the men's 110-meter hurdles final (AP PhotoAnja Niedringhaus)
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United States' Jennifer Kessy, left, looks on as April Ross, right, reaches for a ball during the women's gold medal beach volleyball match against the other US team at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoPetr David Josek)
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United States' Allyson Felix celebrates her win in the women's 200-meter final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP PhotoMartin Meissner)
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Misty May Treanor reacts after she and teammate Kerri Walsh Jennings beat April Ross and Jennifer Kessy during the women's Gold Medal beach volleyball match between two United States teams at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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United States' Brittney Reese competes in a women's long jump final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP PhotoMatt Dunham)
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United States' Aries Merritt, right, beats teammate Jason Richardson, top and Jamaica's Hansle Parchment to win the men's 110-meter hurdles during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP PhotoDavid J. Phillip)
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United States' Allyson Felix, second from right, crosses the finish line to win gold ahead of Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, right, in the women's 200-meter final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP PhotoMatt Dunham)
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Spain's Viran Morros de Argila, right, and France's Jerome Fernandez challenge during their men's handball quarterfinal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoMatthias Schrader)
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Spain's players react after their team lost to France their men's handball quarterfinal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoVadim Ghirda)
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Saudi Arabia's Sarah Attar trails in a women's 800-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. Attar is the first Saudi woman to compete in athletics during the Olympics. (AP PhotoAnja Niedringhaus)
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United States goalkeeper Merrill Moses is unable to stop a shot by Miho Boskovic of Croatia during a men's quarterfinal water polo match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoJulio Cortez)
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Russia's Natalya Antyukh, right, jumps the final hurdle ahead of United States' Lashinda Demus, left, in the women's 400-meter hurdles final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP PhotoAnja Niedringhaus)
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Andrija Prlainovic of Serbia shoots against Australia during a men's quarterfinal water polo match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. Serbia won 11-8. (AP PhotoJulio Cortez)
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Iwona Nina Matkowska of Poland, left, and Clarissa Kyoko Mei Ling Chun of the United States, compete during a 48-kg women's freestyle wrestling match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoPaul Sancya)
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United States' Donald Suxho dives but cannot reach a ball during a men's quarterfinal volleyball match against Italy at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoJeff Roberson)
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From left, United States' Matthew Anderson, spikes the ball past Italy's Dragan Travica, Luigi Mastrangelo and Cristian Savani during a men's quarterfinal volleyball match between the United States and Italy, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoAndrew Medichini)
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Spain's Viran Morros de Argila, covers his face after his team lost to France their men's handball quarterfinal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoVadim Ghirda)
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Brazil's Adriana Araujo, left, fights Russia's Sofya Ochigava during their lightweight 60-kg semifinal boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.(AP PhotoPatrick Semansky)
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A competitor picks up a shot during the shot put decathlon during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP PhotoMatt Dunham)
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Richard Fellers, of the United States, rides his horse Flexible in the equestrian individual show jumping competition, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoMarkus Schreiber)
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Brazil's Adriana Araujo reacts as she leaves the ring following a fight against Russia's Sofya Ochigava in a women's semifinal lightweight 60-kg boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoIvan Sekretarev)
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United States' Ashton Eaton clears the bar in the heptathlon high jump during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP PhotoDavid J. Phillip)
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United States' Bernard Lagat rests on compatriot Galen Rupp following their men's 5000-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP PhotoAnja Niedringhaus)
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Hungary's Mate Lekai reacts after his team defeated Iceland during their men's handball quarterfinal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoVadim Ghirda)
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Portugal's Fernando Pimenta, right, embraces teammate Emanuel Silva after finishing second in the men's kayak double 1000m in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP PhotoChris Carlson, Pool)
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Vietnam's Huynh Chau Le fights Chinese Taipei's Chen-Yang Wei (in red) during their match in men's 58-kg taekwondo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoNg Han Guan)
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United States' Ashton Eaton, left, and Ukraine's Voleksiy Kasyanov, right, cross the finish line in a men's decathlon 100-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP PhotoAnja Niedringhaus)
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Laura Smulders, of the Netherlands, competes during the BMX cycling seeding run at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoSergey Ponomarev)
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United States' Ashton Eaton reacts after his throw in the shot put in the decathlon during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP PhotoDavid J. Phillip)
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Germany's Sebastian Brendel celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's canoe single 1000m in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP PhotoArmando Franca)

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