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Bolt's Run at History ...

... is a success; and US teen Claressa Shields takes boxing gold

(Newser) - The gold medal won by the US women's soccer team isn't the only big story from the Olympics today:
  • Usain Bolt blew away the field in the 200-meter final, easing up as he crossed the finish line in 19.32 seconds to become the only man with two
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Boob Tube: NBC Airs Bare Breast in Water Polo

A player gets something off her chest

(Newser) - The boobs at NBC might be considering extending the network's Olympic broadcast time delay to its live feed online—after it revealed the bare breast of a water polo player. The audience watching the US-Spain match on site didn't get the benefit of the underwater cameras, but NBC... More »

US Water Polo Bests Top-Ranked Croatia

Ninth-ranked Americans hope for medal

(Newser) - The ninth-ranked US water polo team took down top-ranked Croatia in a surprise 7-5 Olympic victory today, the New York Times reports. The victory was thanks in large part to the defensive work of goalie Merrill Moses, who had 11 saves. “What better place to take down the best... More »

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