2012 London Olympics: USA Runs Away With Medal Count

The 2012 Summer Olympics in London have come to a close with the United States dominating the medal count. New York area athletes helped with that effort, concluding with Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler and Deron Williams winning gold in men's basketball on Sunday.

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Team USA Women's Basketball Vs. France: Gold Medal Game Time, TV, Streaming

The gold medal in women's basketball from the 2012 London Olympics is up for grabs on Saturday, and the women from Team USA will face off with France to see who can claim to be the best in the world. The Americans are heavy favorites, having won 40 straight Olympic games and having won the gold medal in the last four Games. In comparison, France has never won a medal in women's hoops.

Locally, that game will be broadcast on NBC from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET. Streaming of the game is available via NBC's Live Extra and will take place at the same time. A cable or satellite subscription is required for viewing.

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Team USA Men's Basketball Vs. Argentina Preview: Game Time, TV, Online Streaming

The United States Basketball team look to make it to the gold medal game as they face off against Argentina in the semifinals of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England Friday afternoon.

The two teams met in the group stage, and after taking a one point lead into halftime the United States pulled away in the second half for a 126-97 victory. New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony had five points and five rebounds in the win while Knicks teammate Tyson Chandler had three points and five rebounds and Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams chipped in with five points and five assists.

If the United States want a repeat performance of their group stage victory against the Argentinians, they will have to contain San Antonio Spurs forward Manu Ginobili. Ginobili was able to keep Argentina in the game with his 16 first half points, but Ginobili was held scoreless in the final two quarters and the U.S. were able to pull away for the easy victory.

If the United States win this afternoon, it will take on the winner of Spain and Russia in the gold medal match on Aug 12.

TV: NBC Sports Network

Time: 4 p.m. ET

Online: NBCOlympics.com

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Men's 110-Meter Hurdles: USA's Jeff Porter Misses Finals

The Olympic journey of Team USA hurdler Jeff Porter came to an end Wednesday, as the Somerset, N.J. native failed to qualify for the finals of the 110-meter hurdles competition at the 2012 London games. The finals of the event will be held at 4:15 p.m. ET and can be seen on NBCOlympics.com.

Porter, who was competing in his first ever Olympics, made it past the qualifying stage after he finished the race in 13.53 seconds, which was the third-best time in Heat 4. However, Porter failed to make it to the finals after he ran a 13.41 in the semifinals, which was just the fifth-fastest time in Heat 3. Porter needed to finish in the top three to move on.

In the finals, the United States will be represented by Jason Richardson and Aries Merritt, who both came in first place in their respective semifinal heats.

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Equestrian Individual Show Jumping Final: USA's McLain Ward, Reed Kessler Fail To Medal

The equestrian individual show jumping final concluded at the 2012 London Olympic on Wednesday, and Steve Guerdat of Switzerland took home the gold medal. Riding the horse Nino Des Buissonnets, Guerdat finished ahead of the Netherlands' Gerco Schroder and Ireland's Cian O'Connor, who each won the silver and bronze medal, respectability.

Rich Fellers, who rode the horse Flexible, was the best finishing rider for the Americans as he finished in eighth place. Meanwhile, McLain Ward, a native of Mt. Kisco, N.Y. and rider of Antares, was the second-best finisher for Team USA, as he placed in a tie for 29th.

Armonk, N.Y. native Reed Kessler, rider of Cylana, finished in a tie for 47th. Neither rider will be competing in any more events in London, and both will be leaving without a medal.

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Team USA Men's Basketball Vs. Australia Preview: Game Time, TV, Online Streaming

On Wednesday, the U.S. Men's Basketball team plays Australia in the quarterfinal of the 2012 London Olympics.

So far, the United States has resembled a machine. While they've had occasional struggles for a half here and there, the Americans have mostly been dominant. In group play they breezed through undefeated, highlighted by the 83-point victory they had against Nigeria that shattered just about every Olympic record.

Head coach Mike Krzyzewski has pushed all the right buttons as he so often does. Now approaching crunch time, the U.S. team faces the Australians as heavy favorites.

Australia has gotten to this point by taking care of business against Group B, including a glorious win over Russia at the buzzer on a Patty Mills 3-pointer. However, the Aussies aren't expected to keep this one close considering the talent gap between the two foes.

If the Americans can hold on, they'll move one step closer to capturing gold as the often-compared 92' Dream Team did.

TV: NBC Sports Network

Time: 5:15 p.m. ET

Online: NBCOlympics.com

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London Olympics 2012: Wednesday Preview, TV Schedule, Online Streaming

The 2012 Summer Olympics in London are in the stretch run. Men's basketball finally enters single elimination play Wednesday as Team USA takes on Australia in men's quarterfinal play at 5:15 p.m. ET. An all-American final in women's beach volleyball should draw plenty of eyeballs as well, as Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh take on April Ross and Jen Kessy in the gold medal match at 4 p.m. ET.

You can check out the full list of gold medal events below:

  • Women's beach volleyball
  • Men's K-1 1,000-meter (kayak)
  • Men's C-1 1,000-meter (canoe)
  • Men's K-2 1,000-meter
  • Women's K-4 500-meter
  • Equestrian individual jumping Round B
  • Men's 49er (sailing)
  • Men's table tennis team
  • Women's 49kg (taekwando)
  • Men's 58kg (taekwando)
  • Women's long jump
  • Women's 400-meter hurdles
  • Women's 200-meter
  • Men's 110-meter hurdles
  • Women's freestyle 48kg (wrestling)
  • Women's freestyle 63kg

Information on TV coverage and how to watch online is below.

TV Coverage: Olympic coverage is available on NBC, NBCSN, MSNBC, CNBC, Bravo, and specialty channels for soccer and basketball. For complete listings on when and where to see each match, click here.

Streaming Information: Live matches can be streamed online here (cable subscription required).

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London Olympics 2012: Tuesday Preview, TV Schedule, Online Streaming

On Tuesday, the 2012 Summer Olympics continue on with a flurry of finals in high-drama events.

The afternoon will be star-studded with many track and field athletes competing for gold, while the gymnasts look to find their footing on the medal stand as well.

The track and field finals are below:

2 p.m. ET - Men's High Jump

2:45 p.m. ET - Men's Discus Throw

4 p.m. ET - Women's 100m Hurdles

4:15 p.m. ET - Men's 1500m

For gymnastics:

9 a.m. ET - Men's Parallel Bars

9:47 a.m. ET - Women's Balance Beam

10:37 a.m. ET - Men's Horizontal Bar

11:23 a.m. ET - Women's Floor Exercise

Other finals include sailing, with the Men's and Women's RS-X races getting underway at 8 and 9 a.m. ET respectively.

Plenty of New York locals are involved on the U.S.A. sailing teams, including Amanda Clark (Southamption), Debbie Capozzie (Smithtown), Erik Storck (Huntington), and Rob Crane (Stamford, CT).

For a full look at all of the events, please click here.

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2012 London Olympics, Men's Laser Sailing Results: Australia's Tom Sligsby Wins Gold, USA's Rob Crane Finishes 29th

The 2012 London Olympics men's sailing competition of the Laser class concluded Monday, and after 10 days Australia's Tom Slingsby came away with the gold medal. Slingsby, who finished ninth in the medal race but had the least amount of points overall in the 11-race schedule, collected the top spot ahead of Cyprus' Pavlos Kontides. Rasmus Myrgren of Sweden earned the bronze medal.

Slingsby earned four victories in the 11-race competition, and basically cemented his gold medal when he finished first in races 8-10. In the medal race, which takes only the top 10 sailors in the standings and awards double the amount of points for a finish, Sligsby finish in ninth place (18 points), but Kontides finished in 10th (20).

For the Americans, Rob Crane, a Hobart College alum, finished 29th out of 49 sailors. Crane failed to earn his way into the medal race after totaling 280 points.

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2012 London Olympics, Equestrian Team Show Jumping Final: Team USA Finishes 6th, Great Britain Takes Gold

For the first time in 60 years Monday, Great Britain won a gold medal in the equestrian team jumping competition. The host nation of the 2012 Olympic games earned its first medal in the event since 1984 by winning a jump-off against the Netherlands, who earned the silver medal. Saudi Arabia earned the bronze.

A jump-off is essentially an overtime, which featured those two teams riding once more. The Brits earned the victory after the Netherlands basically blew up in the jump-off and allowed Great Britain to clinch the gold after having just three of its four riders participate in the jump-off.

Team USA, which features Mt. Kisco, N.Y., native McLain Ward, finished in a sixth-place tie with Sweden. Switzerland and Canada finished in fourth and fifth place, respectively.

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Summer Olympics 2012 Preview: TV Schedule, Live Streaming And More

The 2012 London Olympic games begins its final week Monday, and there's a lot of exciting events to celebrate the beginning of the end. One of the most anticipated events will be Team USA men's basketball taking on Argentina in their final preliminary-round contest starting at 5:15 p.m. ET. Also, the USA women's soccer team will take on Canada in the quarterfinals at 2:45 p.m.

Other events featuring finals or medal-round contest will be gymnastics, sailing, track and field and Greco-Roman wrestling.

  • USA Men's basketball, preliminary round
  • Women's soccer semifinal match vs. Canada
  • Men's volleyball, quarterfinals round
  • Men's cycling, sprint finals on track
  • Men's gymnastics, rings and vault finals
  • Women's gymnastics, uneven bars finals
  • Women's and men's sailing, laser radial medal race
  • Men's shooting -- 50m rifle, three position final
  • Men's trap final
  • Women's pole vault final
  • Women's shot put final
  • Men's 400m hurdles final
  • Women's steeplechase final
  • Men's 400m final
  • Men's Greco-Roman finals (60kg, 84kg, 120kg)

Information on TV coverage and how to watch online is below.

TV Coverage: Olympic coverage is available on NBC, NBCSN, MSNBC, CNBC, Bravo, and specialty channels for soccer and basketball. For complete listings on when and where to see each match, click here.

Streaming Information: Live matches can be streamed online here (cable subscription required).

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Team USA Men's Basketball Vs. Argentina Preview: Game Time, TV Schedule, Online Streaming

Coming off one of its tightest games at the 2012 London Olympics, the USA men’s basketball team will try and end its preliminary-round play with an unblemished 5-0 record Monday (5:15 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network). To do so, Team USA will need to defeat Argentina at the Olympic Park Basketball Arena.

Over the last four days, the United States (4-0) has played two games on the opposite ends of the performance spectrum. Last Thursday, Team USA destroyed Nigeria, 156-73, setting records in the processes, but on Saturday the squad narrowly defeated Lithuania, 99-94.

So far, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony is leading the team in scoring with 20.4 points per game, while Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams is pacing the team in assists per game (5.8).

Meanwhile, Argentina (4-1) is being led by Luis Scola (22.1 ppg) and Manu Ginobili (21.0). Just a few weeks ago, in a exhibition in Barcelona, Spainl, Aregentina lost to the United States, 86-80.

If you can’t catch the game on television, a live stream of the game can be found at NBCOlympics.com.

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2012 London Olympics Medal Count: China Regains Overall Lead

Sunday's events at the 2012 London Olympics came to a conclusion, and the overall medal count totals have been released. At the end of the day, China retook the medal-count lead as it now has a total of 61, including 30 gold.

The United States are in a close second with 61 overall medals, including 28 gold, 14 silver and 18 bronze. Meanwhile, the country making the biggest charge Sunday was Great Britain, who earned eight more medals -- four gold, four silver and one bronze.

  1. China: 30 gold, 17 silver, 14 bronze (61 total)
  2. United States: 28 gold, 14 silver, 18 bronze (60 total)
  3. United Kingdom: 16 gold, 11 silver, 10 bronze (37 total)
  4. Russia: 4 gold, 16 silver, 15 bronze (35 total)
  5. Japan: 2 gold, 12 silver, 13 bronze (27 total)

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Men's Fencing Team Foil Results: Team USA Fails To Medal After Dramatic Quarterfinal Victory

The men's fencing team foil competition at the 2012 London Olympics finalized Sunday, and Team USA disappointingly finished out of medal contention. USA placed fourth behind the gold-medal winning team, Italy, silver-medalist Japan and bronze-medalist Germany. Italy defeated Japan in the gold medal match, 45-39.

For USA, their day began with a dramatic come-from-behind victory (45-39) over France, which at one point led 20-5. However, Team USA couldn't ride the momentum and lost in the semifinals to Italy, 45-24, and also in the bronze-medal match against Germany.

In its semifinal match against Italy, USA failed to win any of its nine bouts. Its best showing came from Brooklyn, NY, native Race Imboden who had his bout tied at 5-5.

Meanwhile, in the bronze medal match the Americans were not very competitive losing 45-24.

Team USA also featured New York, NY, native Miles Chamley-Watson.

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2012 London Olympics, Women's Marathon Results: Kara Goucher Finishes 11th, Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana Earns Gold

The women's marathon at the 2012 London Olympics finished Sunday, and American Kara Goucher, a native of Queens, NY, finished the race in 11th place. Overall, Tiki Gelana of Ethiopia won the race and the gold medal with an Olympic-record time of 2 hours, 23 minutes and .07 seconds. Gelana edged silver-medalist Priscah Jeptoo of Kenya and bronze-medalist Tatyana Petrova Arkhipova of Russia.

Meanwhile, Goucher was the second-fastest Team USA member as she ran the marathon in 2:26:07. Her time was just behind training partner Shalane Flanagan, who finished the race in 10th place with a time of 2:25:51.

This was Goucher's second appearance at the Olympics, as she competed in the 5,000m and 10,000m in Beijing. Goucher earned Team USA's final qualifying spot during the trials.

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2012 London Olympics Preview: TV Schedule, Streaming Information, Medal Events And More

With swimming events out the window at the 2012 London Olympics (men's and women's 10 kilometer marathon races are all that remain) the spotlight turns to a host of other sports on Sunday. A complete list of medals up for grabs is below.

  • Women's marathon
  • Women's triple jump
  • Men's 100-meter
  • Men's hammer throw
  • Women's 400-meter
  • Men's 3000-meter steeplechase
  • Men's singles (badminton)
  • Men's doubles (badminton)
  • Women's 3-meter springboard (diving)
  • Men's team foil (fencing)
  • Men's floor exercise (gymnastics)
  • Women's vault (gymnastics)
  • Men's pommel horse (gymnastics)
  • Men's star (sailing)
  • Men's finn (sailing)
  • Men's 50-meter pistol (shooting)
  • Men's singles (tennis)
  • Women's doubles (tennis)
  • Mixed doubles (tennis)
  • Men's 55kg (wrestling)
  • Men's 74kg (wrestling)

Brooklyn native Justin Gatlin will compete in the 100-meter race against the likes of Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay on Sunday. Queens native Kara Goucher will take part in the women's marathon.

TV Coverage: Olympic coverage is available on NBC, NBCSN, MSNBC, CNBC, Bravo, and specialty channels for soccer and basketball. Coverage kicks off at 3 a.m. Eastern Time with badminton. For complete listings on when and where to see each match, click here.

Streaming Information: Live matches can be streamed online here (cable subscription required).

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Team USA-Lithuania Final Score: USA Rallies For 99-94 Victory

The Team USA men's basketball team survived a major scare from Lithuania Saturday in Olympic action, rallying in the final seven minutes for a 99-94 victory. Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks and LeBron James of the Miami Heat led Team USA in scoring, each with 20 points.

Lithuania led, 82-80, after a three-point play by Toronto Raptors center Luis Kleiza (21 points) with exactly seven minutes to play. Leading 85-84 with 5:39 to play, Team USA went on a 12-4 run to seal the victory. James had seven of those points and nine of Team USA's final 14 points.

Team USA led at halftime, 55-51. Lithuania scored the first five points of the second half to take a 56-55 lead and the game see-sawed from there until James and Team USA took control in the closing moments.

Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets finished with 12 points, two assists and two steals in 23 minutes of action. Tyson Chandler of the Knicks played only eight minutes. He had one point, one rebound and one blocked shot.

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Team USA Men's Basketball Vs. Lithuania: Preview, Game Time, TV Schedule

Team USA Men's Basketball will look to move to 4-0 in Group A play when they take on Lithuania in the 2012 London Olympics at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time on NBC Sports Network. The U.S. enters the game as a 34.5-point favorite against Lithuania. The U.S. is ranked No. 1 by FIBA, while Lithuania is No. 5.

The U.S. is 3-0 in Group A and enters the game off of a record-breaking 156-73 win over Nigeria. New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony led the USA in the win with a U.S. record 37 points on 13-of-16 shooting, including 10 made three-pointers. Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams had a double-double (13 points, 10 assists) and Knicks center Tyson Chandler had two points and five rebounds. The U.S. has also defeated Tunisia (110-63) and France (98-71).

Lithuania is 1-2 in the competition and sits in fourth place in Group A with four points. In the 2012 Olympics, Lithuania has defeated Nigeria (72-53) and lost to Argentina, 102-79, and France, 82-74. A poor third quarter allowed Lithuania's halftime lead to slip away against France in their last game. Linas Kleiza of the Toronto Raptors led Lithuania with 16 points and six rebounds.

USA Leaders

Points: Carmelo Anthony, 20.7 ppg (5th in Olympics)

Rebounds: Kevin Durant, Tyson Chandler, 6.7 per game

Assists: Deron Williams 7.0 (2nd in Olympics). LeBron James and Chris Paul are also in the top 10 in assists per game with 5.7 and 5.3, respectively.

Lithuania Leaders

Points: Linas Kleiza 16.7 ppg (10th in Olympics)

Rebounds: Linas Kleiza, 6.7

Assists: Mantas Kalnietis 5.0 (10th in the Olympics)

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2012 Summer Olympics: Cullen Jones Takes Silver During Men's 50-Meter Freestyle Final

The United States' dominance in the pool has been briefly interrupted. New York native Cullen Jones will take home the silver medal in the final of the men's 50-meter freestyle after missing out on gold by just .20 seconds. The gold instead goes to France's Florent Manaudou. World record holder Cesar Cielo of Brazil took home the bronze with a time of 21.59, .25 seconds behind the winner.

[Related: Team USA Women's Soccer: Abby Wambach Leads United States To 2-0 Win Over New Zealand]

Jones finished with a time of 21.54 seconds. The United States had previous secured gold medals in the pool on Friday thanks to stellar efforts from Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin in their respective events. Brazil's Bruno Fratus finished fourth with a time of 21.61.

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2012 London Olympics: Friday Preview, TV Schedule, Online Streaming

The 2012 London Olympics have been incredibly exciting so far, giving up plenty of moments to talk about at the water cooler. On Friday, there's no reason to believe anything will change with a host of events on the schedule.

One sport that will be extremely busy is Rowing. New York has a bevy of local athletes on the team including Charlie Cole, Henrik Rummel, Ken Jurkowski, Meghan Musnicki and Steve Kasprzyk.

Up to this point the American swimmers have been cleaning up on the medal stand. Friday will provide four chances to bring home some more hardware for the team headlined by Missy Franklin, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte.

The four finals are below:

2:30 p.m. ET: Women's 200 Backstroke

2:38 p.m. ET: Men's 100 Butterfly

2:45 p.m. ET: Women's 800 Freestyle

3:09 p.m. ET: Men's 50 Freestyle

The American Women's soccer team has it's first match outside of group play on Friday, when they take on a frisky New Zealand team at 9:30 a.m. ET. The U.S. is a pronounced favorite, but will have to stay focused to avoid the upset.

USA Women's basketball also has a game on the slate. The red, white and blue will be settling in against the Czech Republic at 5:30 p.m. ET.

All in all, 27 medals will be earned by the end of the day.

For a full look at the schedule, please follow this link.

Of course, all the action can be seen on NBC, MSNBC, CNBC and NBC Sports Network. You can also watch online or via your mobile device.

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2012 Olympic Games: Michael Phelps Gold, Ryan Lochte Silver In Men's 200-Meter IM Final

Michael Phelps won his 20th Olympic medal, winning the gold in the 200-meter Individal Medley at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England. Ryan Lochte finished in second and won the silver while Hungary's Laszlo Cseh took home the bronze.

This is the third straight gold medal for Phelps in the event, who also took home the gold at Beijing in 2008 and at Athens in 2004. Phelps won with a time of 1:54.27, more than half a second ahead of Lochte who finished with a time of 1:54.90.

Phelps got some revenge on Lochte after the Canandaigua, NY beat Phelps in the 400-meter individual medley earlier in the week. This is the second medal of the day for Lochte, who also took home the bronze medal in the 200-meter backstroke earlier in the day.

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Team USA Basketball Vs. Nigeria: Preview, Game Time, TV Schedule

Both of New York City's NBA teams are represented on Team USA at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London this year. The Knicks claim Carmello Anthony and Tyson Chandler on the roster, and Brooklyn Nets star Deron Williams represents the city's other team. Team USA is favored by 42 points in their Thursday game against Nigeria.

The talent gap between the two teams is notable, as it has been with most of Team USA's opponents over the years. Nigeria does have a pair of NBA players on the squad, Al-Farouq Aminu of the Houston Rockets and well-traveled journeyman Ike Diogu.

Chandler could see plenty of work against Diogu, but there is not much of a matchup for him. Carmelo Anthony, part of the deep Team USA bench, could see plenty of work again, after helping Team USA power through the Tunisians in their last game.

The game starts at 5;15 p.m. ET. The NBC Sports Network will carry the live broadcast, and streaming options are available from NBCOlympics.com.

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Men's 100-Meter Freestyle Final: USA's Cullen Jones Misses Final, Nathan Adrian Wins Gold

The 100-meter freestyle portion of the men's swimming competition at the 2012 London Olympic games finished Wednesday, and Team USA's Nathan Adrain won the gold medal, the first for him at this year's games.

Overall, Adrain finished the race in 47.52 seconds to outrace silver-medalist James Magnussen of Australia (47.52) and Brent Hayden of Canada (47.80). The trio beat out one of the Olympics' superstars in the French's Yannick Agnel, who finished in fourth place with a time of 47.84. Agnel missed out on his second overall medal.

New York, NY native Cullen Jones failed to qualify for the finals, as he finished his semifinal run with the third-slowest time. On Thursday, Jones will get a chance to earn his first individual medal -- he earned a silver in the men's 4x100m freestyle relay -- in the 50m freestyle.

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Men's Gymnastics All-Around Final: USA's John Orozco Fails To Medal, Danell Leyva Collects Bronze

The individual all-around portion of the 2012 London Olympics men's gymnastics competition has finished, and Bronx, NY native John Orozco disappointingly just missed out on earning a medal, finishing in eighth place. Overall, Japan's Kohei Uchimura earned the gold medal with a total score of 92.690, finishing ahead of Germany's Marcel Nguyen and the United States' Danell Leyva, who earned silver and bronze medal, respectively.

Orozco's best performances come on the floor and rings, where he finished third in both events. However, in the other four events Orozco finished no better than eight -- the lowest being 23rd on the pommel horse.

As for Leyva, he made a nice charge up the standings and put pressure on Uchimura after a solid performance on the horizontal bar, but he fell just short.

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Men's 4x200-Meter Freestyle Relay Final: Ryan Lochte Helps U.S. Win Gold

Canandaigua, N.Y. native Ryan Lochte helped the U.S. take home the gold medal on Tuesday in the men's 4x200-meter freestyle relay at the 2012 London Olympics. France won the silver medal and China took the bronze in the race. The U.S. finished ahead of France by a little more than three seconds in the race.

Lochte swam first and gave the U.S. a lead in lane four of the pool. Conor Dwyer was in the pool next and extended the lead. The pace did not let down when Ricky Berens followed Dwyer. Michael Phelps was the anchor in the race and finished off the U.S. swim in the event. The U.S. finished with a time of 6:59:70. The world record in the race, held by the U.S., is 6:58:55.

The gold medal was the second for Lochte at these Olympics. His other gold medal was in the men's 400m IM. He won a silver medal in the men's 4x100-meter freestyle as well.

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Team USA Women's Soccer: Abby Wambach's Goal Helps USA Down North Korea, 1-0

Heading into Tuesday's Group G finale, the USA women's soccer team was already headed to the quarterfinals of the 2012 Olympic Games. That didn't stop the squad from letting down, as it defeated North Korea 1-0 at Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United, to end pool play with an unblemished 3-0 record.

Team USA now awaits its quarterfinal opponent which will be either New Zealand -- if it beats Cameroon -- or Canada -- if Cameroon ties New Zeland or if Canada wins by four or more goals.

America's lone goal came from Rochester, NY native and fan favorite Abby Wambach, who scored at the 25-minute mark after being setup on a nice pass from teammate Alex Morgan. The tally was Wambach's 141st in international competition.

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Team USA Basketball Vs. Tunisia: Preview, Game Time, TV Schedule

Team USA men's basketball returns the hardwood Tuesday (5:15 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network), as they take on Tunisia at the Olympic Park Basketball Arena in its second game in Group-A play. USA will look to improve to 2-0 overall in pool play, while Tunisia, competing in its first ever Olympic Games, is seemingly try to do the impossible by earning a victory over team USA basketball.

On Sunday, Team USA (1-0) earned a solid victory over France, 98-71, while Tunisia lost to African rival Nigeria, 60-56. The opening-round loss followed a solid gold-medal performance from Tunisia, who earned its way to London by winning the 2011 FIBA Africa Championship.

To view the game, here's the basic viewing information:

Where: Olympic Park Basketball Arena, London, UK

When: 5:15 p.m. ET

TV: NBC Sports Network (Live)

Live Stream: NBCOlympics.com.

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London Olympics Medal Count: Rebecca Soni Helps U.S. Catch China

The U.S. was able to tie China in total medals (17) at the 2012 London Olympics on Monday.

New Jersey native Rebecca Soni's silver medal in the women's 100-meter breaststroke was part of the reason the U.S. caught up. Soni finished only eight-hundredths of a second behind 15-year-old Lithuanian swimmer Ruta Meilutyte. Soni also took home the silver medal in the event in Beijing in 2008. Soni still has two events left: 200-meter breaststroke and the 4x100 medley relay.

Canandaigua, N.Y. native Ryan Lochte finished fourth in the men's 200-meter freestyle. Lochte has three more events to go: 200 freestyle, 200 individual medley, 200 backstroke, 4x200 freestyle relay. He might also race in the 4x100 medley relay.

Bronx native John Orozco and the U.S. men's gymnastics team finished fifth on Monday. Orozco had a nightmare day on the vault and pommel horse. He bounced back on the parallel bars and horizontal bar. Orozco still has the individual finals ahead of him.

New Jersey native Maya Lawrence finished 16th in women's individual epee. The finish was a career-best in the fencing event for the 32-year-old.

The U.S. won a total of six medals on Monday. Matt Grevers won the gold in the men's 100m backstroke and Missy Franklin won gold in the women's 100m backstroke. The United States also had two silver medals and two bronze medals on Monday.

Click here to see the full medal count standings:

China, 17 (9 gold, 5 silver, 3 bronze)
United States, 17 (5, 7, 5)
Japan, 11 (1, 4, 6)
Italy, 8 (2, 4, 2)
France, 7 (3, 1, 3)

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Women's 100-Meter Breaststroke Final: Rebecca Soni Earns Silver Medal For Team USA

It came down to just a touch of the wall Monday, but Team USA women's swimmer Rebecca Soni came-up just short again of winning a gold medal at the Olympic Games in the 100-meter breaststroke. Soni, a native of Plainsboro, NJ, was edged by 15-year-old Ruta Meilutyte of Lithuania, who finished with a time of 1:05.47 seconds to earn first place at the 2012 London Olympics.

This was the second time in as many Olympic games that Soni was edged at the wall. In 2008, Soni finished second in the 100-meter breaststroke in Beijing. Soni went on to earn a gold medal in the 200-meter breaststroke.

Overall, Japan's Satomi Suzuki earned the bronze medal with a time of 1:06.46. Soni will compete in four more events in London. Her complete schedule and results can be found here.

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Men's Swimming 200-Meter Freestyle: Ryan Lochte Fails To Medal

After winning the hearts of Americans by winning medals in his first two Olympic events, Team USA swimmer Ryan Lochte failed to earn a medal Monday in the men's 200-meter freestyle final. Lochte, a Canandaigua, N.Y., native, finished fourth behind gold-medalist Yannick Agnel (France), silver-medalist Taehwan Park (South Korea) and bronze-medalist Yan Sun (China).

Surprisingly, Lochte was easily defeated by Yannick who finished the race in 1 minutes, 43.14 seconds -- 1.93 seconds ahead of his American counterpart. Park finished with a time of 1:44.93, while Sun posted a 1:44.93.

This was the first time during the Olympics that Lochte (1:45.04) failed to medal in an event.

Lochte will race in seven more events for Team USA. Lochte's complete Olympic schedule and results can be found here.

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Men's Gymnastics Team Final Results: Team USA Fails To Medal, China Earns Gold Amidst Controversy

The 2012 London Olympic Games featured maybe its most inspirational moment Tuesday, as the men's gymnastic finals concluded in thrilling fashion despite Team USA missing out on a medal. Overall, China captured the gold medal with a total score of 275.997, but it was the silver (Japan -- 271.952) and bronze medal (Great Britain -- 271.711) finishers that brought out the best (or worse) in the Olympics.

If you missed it, for the first time since 1912 the Great Britain squad earned a medal in men's gymnastics, which brought out huge cheers from the hometown crowd. The cheers, however, came after Great Britain sneaked into silver-medal position after a stunning performance on the floor -- its final event -- and Japan blew its second-place finish on the pommel horse after a fall from Kohei Uchimura.

The Brit's huge celebration was a bit tainted after a protest by the Japan on Uchimura's pommel horse score was accepted by the judges. The ruling vaulted the Japanese from fourth to second place and past Great Britain, which beat out Ukraine (271.526) for the bronze medal.

In the end, Team USA (269.952) finished in fifth place ahead of Russia (269.603), Germany (268.019) and France 265.441), respectively.

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2012 London Olympics, Judo Results: Nick Delpopolo Best U.S. Finisher In 73 Kilogram Division

Nick Delpopolo's aspirations of winning a medal at the 2012 London Olympics games came to an end Monday, as the Westfield, N.J., native lost in the repechage bracket of judo's 73 kilogram tournament. Despite the lack of hardware, Delpopolo was the best finisher for the USA Team, as he won his first two matches before losing in the quarterfinals.

Delpopolo was eliminated after losing to South Korea's Wang Ki-Chun, the No. 1 seed in the competition, and then Mongolia's Nyam-Ochir Sainjargal in the repechage bracket (of which the winner advances to a bronze medal match against a semifinal loser).

According to Delopoplo's coach Jimmy Petro, Delpopolo had a "great Olympic performance." After the tournament, Delpopolo said he would try and return for the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio.

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2012 London Olympics, Men's Boxing Results: Marcus Browne Loses To Damien Hooper, 13-11

The light heavyweight (178 pounds) men's boxing tournament of the 2012 Olympic Games began on Monday, and Staten Island native Marcus Browne was defeated in the first round by Australia's Damien Hooper, who won the match by 13-11 decision. The bout lasted just nine minutes.

Browne, 21, led 6-5 after the first two round but was dominated by Hooper in the third and final round by a score of 8-5.

In the end, Browne told the New York Daily News he should have listened to his corner:

"I was definitely (in control), but I didn't listen to my corner," he said. His corner told him to "take it to him," and to use his superior speed and athleticism, throwing flurries of punches instead of loading up on the power.

"No excuses. I lost. It's a learning experience," he said.

If you missed Browne's match, a replay of the fight can be seen here.

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2012 London Olympics Viewing Guide: Online Streaming, TV Schedule, Event Preview And More

The 2012 Summer Olympics in London roll on Monday with another full slate of medal events. Among the non-medal events to pay attention to: The Team USA women's basketball team will take on Angola in the evening.

The following events will feature a gold medalist before the end of the day:

  • Men's 10m synchronized platform (diving)
  • Women's individual epee (fencing)
  • Men's team final (gymnastics)
  • Women's 57 kg (judo)
  • Women's 73 kg (judo)
  • Women's 10m air pistol/women's skeet final
  • Men's 200m freestyle (swimming)
  • Men's 100m backstroke (swimming)
  • Women's 100m backstroke (swimming)
  • Women's 100m breaststroke (swimming)
  • Women's 58 kg (weightlifting)
  • Men's 62 kg (weightlifting)

See when/where to tune into the different events below.

Streaming Information: Viewers can sign up to watch the Olympics online through NBC. A subscription to a cable provider may be required.

TV Schedule: Games are available on NBC, NBCSN, MSNBC, CNBC, and Bravo.

  • The women's basketball game between the United States and Angola will begin at 5:15 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • The men's team final in gymnastics begins at 11:26 a.m. Eastern Time
  • Swimming finals will begin at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • For more information on specific times and events, visit nbcolympics.com.

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London Olympics 2012: Dana Vollmer Wins Gold, Sets World Record in 100-Meter Butterfly

Dana Vollmer, a Syracuse native, set a world record in the 100-meter butterfly race on her way to winning the gold medal on Sunday. Vollmer led at the turn and hit the wall in 55.98 seconds to shave 0.08 off the earlier record set by Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden at the 2009 world championships in Rome.

With this record, Vollmer becomes the first woman in Olympic history to break the 56-second mark.

Vollmer, who missed qualifying for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, had set an Olympic record in Saturday morning's heats. Sjostrom came in fourth, sort of reminiscent of how Michael Phelps did the day before as the more popular swimmer, though Vollmer was the favorite.

Of course, Americans haven't been able to see this amazing feat yet, but NBC's tape delay will air later Sunday night.

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Olympics 2012 Opening Ceremony: TV Schedule, Watch Online, Live Updates And More

The 2012 Olympic Games begin tonight as the Olympic Ceremonies kick things off in London, England. More than a billion people from across the globe will be watching the spectacle, named "The Isles Of Wonders".

Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle will be in charge of the ceremonies, whose credits include "Trainspotting" and "Slumdog Millionaire". The Opening Ceremonies will feature the traditional parade of nations and lighting of the Olympic Cauldron, which acts as the official start to the games. The ceremonies will also try to display Great Britain's culture on the world stage.

If you are looking to find a way to watch the Opening Ceremonies live, you are out of luck. While they start at 9 p.m. ET London time, around 4 p.m. ET, NBC will air the ceremonies on tape delay at 7:30 p.m. ET. There will also be no internet stream available in the United States, but there will be clips and highlights of the event on NBCOlypmics.com.

Stick with SB Nation New York for information on in the 2012 Olympic Games. For all your Olympic coverage needs check out SB Nation's Olympics hub.


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Team USA Olympic Boxing Preview: U.S. Looks For Redemption In London

The U.S. Boxing team goes for gold at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England.

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Olympics Opening Ceremony 2012: Schedule, Flag Bearers And More

The 2012 Olympic Games get underway with the Opening Ceremony on Friday.

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Team USA Women's Soccer: USA Defeats France, 4-2, In Olympic Opener

Behind an up-tempo attack and a goal from Rochester, N.Y. native Abby Wambach, Team USA women's soccer defeated France, 4-2, in its Olympic Games opener. The victory should help USA (1-0) take command of Group G, which features France (0-1), North Korea and Colombia. Team USA is looking for its third straight gold medal.

USA's Alex Morgan scored two goals while Carli Lloyd, a Derlan, NJ native and Rutgers University alum, tallied the would-be game winner at the 55-minute mark. Wambach's score came on a header (18-feet) that cut an early two-goal, French advantage to 2-1. From there, it was all Team USA as Morgan tied the contest, 2-2, at the 31-minute mark. Lloyd then gave her squad the lead and Morgan cemented the victory with a tally with about 20 minutes remaining.

The win gives Team USA three points in the Group G standings and put them in solid position to finish first. If USA is to finish first, it earns the right to play the third-place finisher of Group E or Group F.

Wambach and Team USA will take the pitch again on Saturday, when it faces Colombia at noon ET.

For more on Team USA women's soccer, check back to this StoryStream.

Olympic Women's Soccer: USA Defeats France Despite Early Deficit (via sbnation)


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