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August 13, 2012

London Olympics

FEATURES

40 | THE WOMEN

Female athletes rule the Games

BY ALEXANDER WOLFF

46 | TRACK AND FIELD

Usain Bolt closed out a blazing 100 meters

BY TIM LAYDEN

52 | MICHAEL PHELPS

The most decorated Olympian's last lap

BY MICHAEL FARBER

54 | GYMNASTICS

Gabby Douglas is the Golden Girl of 2012

BY BRIAN CAZENEUVE

60 | SWIMMING

Missy Franklin leads the U.S.'s fun bunch

BY KELLI ANDERSON

66 | SOCCER

Neymar has Brazil on a beautiful quest

BY GRANT WAHL

70 | TENNIS

Local hero Andy Murray was aces

BY L. JON WERTHEIM

74 | CHINA

With success comes controversy

BY S.L. PRICE

78 | BASKETBALL

A different, friendlier Dream Team

BY IAN THOMSEN

DEPARTMENTS

4 SI DIGITAL

6 LEADING OFF

14 THE MAIL

17 SCORECARD

Parents of Olympic athletes deserve medals too

24 FACES IN THE CROWD

26 JUST MY TYPE

Cincinnati quarterback Andy Dalton has opposing defenses seeing red

BY DAN PATRICK

28 INSIDE ...

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84 POINT AFTER

The mojo of BoJo, London's lovably loony cheerleading mayor

BY PHIL TAYLOR

ON THE COVER: PHOTOGRAPH BY SIMON BRUTY

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PHOTOBILL FRAKESSIMPLY DASHING Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (far left) became the third repeat gold medalist in the women's 100 meters.

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