Olympic Roundup: Records set by home team LONDON, Aug. 7 (UPI) — The home-field advantage manifested itself in a big way at the Olympics Tuesday, playing a part in records set both individually and collectively.
U.S. women earn volleyball semifinal berth LONDON, Aug. 7 (UPI) — The strong net play of Destinee Hooker Tuesday helped the U.S. women’s volleyball team into the Olympic semifinals with a victory over the Dominican Republic.
U.S. male boxers exit the Olympics LONDON, Aug. 7 (UPI) — Andrey Zamkovoy of Russia put an end to medal hopes for the American men’s boxing team Tuesday, eliminating the last member of that squad from the Olympics.
Brazil vs. Mexico in Olympic soccer final LONDON, Aug. 7 (UPI) — Leandro Damiao scored two second half goals in a seven-minute stretch Tuesday to send Brazil into the Olympic soccer final with a 3-0 victory over South Korea.
U.S. women roll into basketball semis LONDON, Aug. 7 (UPI) — Maya Moore had four of the United States’ 15 steals Tuesday in a defensive show that put the Americans in the Olympic semifinals with a 91-48 win over Canada.
American women reach water polo final LONDON, Aug. 7 (UPI) — Overtime goals by Maggie Steffens and Kami Craig Tuesday pushed the U.S. women’s water polo team into the Olympic finals with an 11-9 win over Australia.
Pearson edges Americans in hurdles LONDON, Aug. 7 (UPI) — Sally Pearson of Australia fought off a trio of Americans Tuesday and won the Olympic 100-meter hurdles and give her country its second gold medal of the day.
7 Cameroon athletes missing from Olympics LONDON, Aug. 7 (UPI) — Cameroon Olympic officials told their government Tuesday its seven missing athletes, missing from the Olympic Village, may be seeking asylum.
Olympic Medal: M High Jump LONDON, Aug. 7 (UPI) — Ivan Ukhov of Russia won the Olympic gold medal Tuesday in the high jump.
Olympic Medal: M Discus Throw LONDON, Aug. 7 (UPI) — Robert Harting of Germany, unbeaten in any competition over the last two years, won the Olympic gold medal Tuesday in the discus throw.
Olympic Medal: W 100 Hurdles LONDON, Aug. 7 (UPI) — Sally Pearson of Australia won the Olympic gold medal Tuesday in the 100-meter hurdles.
Russian ends Chinese diving streak LONDON, Aug. 7 (UPI) — Ilya Zakharov of Russia brought an end to the Olympic winning streak of Chinese Olympic divers Tuesday, winning the men’s 3-meter springboard gold medal.
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