Saturday’s Olympic highlights LONDON, July 29 (UPI) — Highlights of Saturday’s Olympic action:
Beach stars win opening Olympic match LONDON, July 28 (UPI) — Two-time defending gold medalists Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh survived a difficult first match Saturday in women’s Olympic beach volleyball.
USA opens Olympic boxing with two wins LONDON, July 28 (UPI) — American bantamweight Joseph Diaz Jr. won his first Olympic bout Saturday, earning him a shot at the boxer favored to win the weight class.
U.S. leads men’s gymnastics qualifying LONDON, July 28 (UPI) — Danell Leyva turned in the best individual total Saturday and led the United States into the No. 1 spot in men’s Olympic gymnastics qualifying.
Top players coast in Olympic badminton LONDON, July 28 (UPI) — Li Xuerui of China, the highest seed in action to open the Olympic badminton singles tournament, had no trouble advancing Saturday.
USA picks up Olympic volleyball win LONDON, July 28 (UPI) — Destinee Hooker recorded 19 spikes Saturday and the United States’ women’s volleyball team fought off South Korea in four sets to open the Olympic tournament.
Missed chances highlight Olympics LONDON, July 28 (UPI) — The Olympic showdown between America’s star swimmers turned out to be a dud Saturday, symbolizing a host of missed chances at the start of the London Games.
Lochte wins, Phelps fades at Olympics LONDON, July 28 (UPI) — The reign of Olympic gold medal record holder Michael Phelps was interrupted Saturday and China made its presence known as a potential world swimming power.
Olympic Medal Standings LONDON, July 28 (UPI) — Medal standings at the London Olympics through Saturday’s events:
Olympic Medal: W Swim 400 Free Relay LONDON, July 28 (UPI) — Australia won the Olympic gold medal Saturday in the women’s 4×100-meter freestyle relay, the final medal event of the day at the London Games.
Italians sweep Olympic fencing medals LONDON, July 28 (UPI) — Elisa Di Francisca led an Italian sweep in the Olympic women’s individual foil Saturday that ended the domination of countrywoman Valentina Vezzali.