Tyson Gay (far left) pulls up after he and Darvis Patton botched their relay handoff in the 4 x 100 relay.
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The U.S. women's soccer team won gold with a 1-0 victory over Brazil.
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A bad exchange between Torri Edwards (right) and Lauryn Williams led to the U.S. failing to advance in the 4 x 100-meter relay.
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With a dive for the ages, Chen Ruolin of China won the gold medal in the 10-meter platform final.
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Olga Kaniskina of Russia races towards the finish line on her way to winning the 20km walk.
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Kjersti Tysse Platzer of Norway collapses after winning the silver in the 20km walk.
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Diana Taurasi and the U.S. women overcame a halftime deficit against Russia en route to advancing to the gold medal game.
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Kimberly Glass attempts to get the ball past Yumilka Ruiz of Cuba.
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The U.S. women's volleyball team advanced to the championship game, defeating Cuba in three sets on Thursday to guarantee the Americans their best Olympic finish since 1984.
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Misty May-Treanor elevates during the U.S.'s gold-medal winning match against China.
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The rain couldn't stop Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor from winning their second straight gold.
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Kerri Walsh is hugged by cheerleaders after winning gold.
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The American duo extended its winning streak to 108 consecutive matches.
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China's Chen Ruolin, at 15, the youngest diver in the field, led the 10-meter platform semifinals Thursday and set up the host nation for its seventh diving gold of the Beijing Olympics.
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Son Taejin (left) scores the gold-medal winning point in the final seconds against Mark Lopez of the U.S.
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Veronica Calabrese of Italy won this preliminary match against Doris Patino of Colombia, but later lost the bronze medal match with Diana Lopez of the U.S.
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Diana Lopez of the U.S. beats Azize Tanrikulu of Turkey in the 57 kg quarterfinals.
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Michel Batista of Cuba wrestles George Gogshelidze of Georgia in the freestyle 74 kg quarterfinals.
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Artur Taymazov of Uzbek celebrates winning the gold in the 120 kg freestyle.
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Veronica Campbell-Brown wins the gold medal in the 200, extending Jamaica's streak in the sprints. The defending Olympic champion routed Allyson Felix of the U.S. in 21.74 seconds to win the gold by 0.19 second.
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Australia defeated Hungary in the bronze medal match on Thursday.
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Revazi Mindorashvili (in blue) of Georgia beats Yusup Abdusolomov of Tajik for the gold in the 84kg freestyle.
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Yukiko Ueno and Yukiyo Mine of Japan celebrate winning the gold against the U.S. in softball.
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Japan celebrates winning the gold against the U.S. in softball.
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