Day 3-4 at the London Olympics!
@SportsBata ..nuff said
Breaking News: The U.S. Women’s Gymnastics team won the Gold medal in the All-Around, today! It was only #USA second team Gold in Women’s gymnastics, and first since #Atlanta1996Olympics! U-S-A chants flooded the arena, as Aly Raisman finished the floor routine with a 15.300 score! #USA finished with a top combined score of 183.596 and beat second place Russia (178.530) by a full five points! Romania came in third, and China came in fourth place, which will dramatically affect the medal count standings.
All five members of the team: Gabrielle Douglas, Jordyn Wieber, Kyla Ross, Maroney McKayla and Raisman will receive the Gold medal! Sunday night, the women’s gymnastics team was flustered after Jordyn Wieber didn’t make the cut for the finals! Aly Raisman was her successor, and she came through in the All-Around Team Finals, today!
“Indescribable,” the 17-year-old Franklin said after rallying to win the 100-meter backstroke Monday. “I still can’t believe that happened. I don’t even know what to think. I saw my parents’ reaction on the screen and I just started bawling. I can’t even think right now.” – espn
Franklin captured the 100-meter backstroke in 58.33, and did it less than 15 minutes after competing in a qualifying heat. She didn’t whine about her schedule. She didn’t flag. That even amazed Phelps. – nydailynews
Young (female Michael Phelps) Missy Franklin won the Gold medal in the 100-meter backstroke, Monday night! It his first Gold medal of the #LondonOlympics2012! Amazingly, she only had 15 minutes of rest between the qualifying heat and Final event! #USA swimmer teammate Rebecca Soni almost got the Gold, but settled for the Silver medal in the 100-meter breaststroke, last night!
#USA Matt Grevers won the Gold medal in the 100-meter backstroke last night, and set an #Olympic record! #USA Teammate Nick Thoman came bursting in for the Silver medal on the same event!
#PhelpsBreakRecord?! Michael Phelps qualified for the 200-meter butterfly Final, last night! Now he could tie Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina’s record of 18 career medals with a medal in the 200-meter butterfly final Tuesday night (tonight)! He also has a chance to break or tie the record in the 4×200 meter Freestyle relay Final tonight! #Phelps already destroyed the single #Olympics record by getting eight Gold medals in the #Beijing2008Olympics!
“Every day I’m just concentrating on trying to bring my best tennis out,” Williams said. “And honestly, if there’s a time to do it, it’s now.” – nypost
#VenusAdvances Venus Williams advanced to the third round after beating Aleksandra Wozniak of Canada 6-1, 6-3 Tuesday morning! She is still only 32 years old, and fortunately says she is feeling a lot better on the court in recent weeks! The results speak for itself!
#Serbia Novak Djokovic beat #USA Andy Roddick 6-2, 6-1 in second-match play, today! #Djokovic has been dominating tennis for the last two-three years, and won the Bronze medal (in Singles) at the #Beijing2008Olympics! Also, #USA Andy Murray beat Jarkko Nieminen of Finland 6-2, 6-4 and advanced to the third round Tuesday morning!
#TeamUSA basketball will take on Tunisia at 5:15PM, and #USA Women’s Soccer is taking on North Korea holding onto a 1-0 lead!