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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • Briefs: Ross, Pavlik, Americans continue to win in Poland

    Costa Mesa resident April Ross teamed with former UC Irvine standout Whitney Pavlik to remain unbeaten in three pool play matches on Wednesday at the Federation Internationale de Volleyball Beach Volleyball World Championships in Stare Jablonki, Poland....
  • Kerri Walsh Jennings, Phil Dalhausser highlight beach volleyball field

    Kerri Walsh Jennings, Phil Dalhausser highlight beach volleyball field
    Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and 2008 Olympic gold medalists Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers lead a world-class field that will compete in the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball on July 22-28 in Long Beach. The 2012 London...
  • April, Kerri fall in Gstaad

    April Ross said she felt disappointed after her run with Kerri Walsh Jennings ended in the Federation Internationale de Volleyball Gstaad Grand Slam Friday. Ross, the Costa Mesa resident and former Newport Harbor High standout, and the three-time Olympic...
  • Anae, Rulon on Team USA

    Goalkeeper Tumua Anae, a former Corona del Mar High standout, and attacker Kelly Rulon, a Newport Beach resident, are on the U.S. women's senior national team roster for the 2013 FINA World Championships that begin Sunday in Barcelona Spain. Anae and...
  • Mann, Hutten on U.S. team roster

    Center John Mann, a former Corona del Mar High standout, and defender Tim Hutten, a former UC Irvine All-American, are on the U.S. men's senior national team roster for the 2013 FINA World Championships that begin on Monday in Barcelona, Spain. Mann...
  • The royal treatment

    The royal treatment
    Here, across the pond, many of us wonder, "What's the point?" The lead-up to and subsequent coverage of the birth of the new royal heir have cluttered news sites for a great part of the past two weeks. Reporters camped outside the hospital became so...
  • Pelton back on the international stage after failing to qualify for 2012 Olympics

    Elizabeth Pelton says she felt like "the little kid in a candy store." From a swimming standpoint, why wouldn't she? She had just finished second in the 200-meter backstroke final at the Phillips 66 National Championships on June 25 and swam a...
  • Fast start for Ledecky at swim worlds

    Fast start for Ledecky at swim worlds
    Katie Ledecky, on the verge of her junior year in high school, showed she also is on the verge of joining teammate Missy Franklin as a big star of world swimming as the binennial World Championships opened Sunday in Barcelona. Ledecky, 16, of Bethesda,...
  • Golden honeymoon for Grevers

    Golden honeymoon for Grevers
    Matt Grevers’ honeymoon will seem forever like a golden anniversary. Grevers and his wife of four months, Annie Chandler Grevers, are using their trip to Barcelona for the World Swimming Championships as precursor to a European honeymoon postponed...
  • Franklin, Ledecky hit jackpot - but may not collect

    Franklin, Ledecky hit jackpot - but may not collect
    A gold for Missy Franklin in the 200-meter backstroke? And for Katie Ledecky in the 800-meter freestyle? You could have taken that to the bank before each swam those events at the World Swimming Championships Saturday in Barcelona. But they can&...
  • Ledecky wins fourth gold, sets second world record

    Bethesda native Katie Ledecky came into Saturday's 800-meter freestyle final at the FINA World Championships with three gold medals and a 1,500 freestyle world record last week. On Saturday, she again was the swimmer to beat, and again, nobody was able to...