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Kayla Harrison Overcomes History of Sexual Abuse, Wins Gold

Kayla Harrison Overcomes History of Sexual Abuse, Wins Gold

There are endless impressive stories at the 2012 Summer Olympics - from Michael Phelps setting a medal record to Gabby Douglas winning the all-around gymnastic title to Oscar Pistorius advancing to the 400-meter semifinals - but no one has a story quite like Kayla Harrison.

The judo Gold medalist (in the 78-kilogram division) has overcome an unimaginable past, as her former coach pleaded guilty in federal court in 2007 to charges of illicit sexual conduct.

Posted in: London Olympics
Oscar Pistorius, Double Amputee, Advances to 400 Meter Semifinals

Oscar Pistorius, Double Amputee, Advances to 400 Meter Semifinals

SPOILER ALERT: Oscar Pistorius made history today at the London Olympics. History that it's hard to believe will ever be duplicated.

The South African sprinter, who was born without fibulas and had hid legs amputated below the knee at 11 months old, qualified for the 400 meter semifinals today with a season-best time of 45.44 seconds.

Posted in: Oscar Pistorius
Missy Franklin and Michael Phelps: How Did They Fare?

Missy Franklin and Michael Phelps: How Did They Fare?

Missy Franklin and Michael Phelps, two U.S. standouts from the first week of the London Olympics, each leaped back in to the pool this afternoon in hopes of adding to their already-impressive medal count.

Did they succeed? NBC will air the races tonight, so stop reading now if you wish to be surprised on television...

Posted in: Michael Phelps
Aly Raisman: Screwed Out of Bronze Medal?

Aly Raisman: Screwed Out of Bronze Medal?

The entire country is talking about Gabby Douglas today and for good reason: the 16-year old became the first African-American female to win the all-around gymnastics title yesterday.

But there's also buzz surrounding Aly Raisman, an 18-year old from the Boston suburbs who many believe deserved a spot on the medal podium alongside her U.S. teammate. Here's why:

Posted in: London Olympics