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2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 9 — Usain Bolt Wins Gold Again in 100 Meters

The spotlight turned to the track and field events at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Sunday. Here’s a recap of the day’s action:

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won his second consecutive gold medal in the men’s 100 meters on Sunday night, running the race in an Olympic record 9.63 seconds — the second-fastest 100 meters in history. Bolt’s Jamaican teammate, and world champion, Yohan Blake won the silver medal, while American Justin Gatlin took the bronze.

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Are You Sick of the Olympics Yet? — Sports Survey of the Day

The London Olympics have been going on for nearly a week now, so are you still just as pumped, or sputtering out?We have already seen several of our great American athletes grab gold, and many other countries have shown us we have our work cut out for us in 2016. So, after watching Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, beach volleyball and soccer, are you still excited for more Olympics or do you just want the torch to burn out on these Games already?

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Melrose’s Smock Finished In 27th Place

Melrose native Amanda Smock finished 27th in the London Summer Olympic qualification round and she does not advance to the next round. Smock is the lone American that qualified for the triple-jump at the Summer games.

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2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 6 — Michael Phelps beats Ryan Lochte in 200 IM; Gabby Douglas Wins All-Around Gold

The United States won six gold medals on Thursday to jump ahead of China in the overall medal count. Here’s Thursday’s Olympic Games’ recap:

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US Gymnast Gabby Douglas Makes History Winning Olympic Gold in Women’s All-Around

US Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas won perhaps the most coveted title in her sport when she took the gold medal in the women's all-around competition on Thursday in London, becoming the first African-American female gymnast to ever win individual Olympic gold.

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Should There Be More Punishment for Athletes Throwing an Event? — Sports Survey of the Day

The big news out of the Olympics right now isn’t about winning, but a few badminton teams who tried their best to lose.

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Michael Phelps Shatters Olympics Record with 19th Career Medal

Michael Phelps has managed to swim into history.

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Long Sleeves over Bikinis in the 2012 Games?

Will chilly London weather mean less skin for Olympic beach volleyball?

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