Hungary Swimmer Eva Risztov Powers to Gold in Marathon

Hungarian swimmer Eva Risztov had the stamina to beat the field in the women’s 10-kilometre open water swimming Thursday after a close finish in Hyde Park here at the Olympics. Risztov won by just 0.4 seconds from Haley Anderson of the US, with Italy’s Martina Grimaldi three seconds further back in third place. Britain’s Keri-Anne More...

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By LondonGames On Saturday, August 4th, 2012
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Michael Phelps takes US above China in Medal Tally

American swimmer Michael Phelps won the men’s 100-metre butterfly to take his Olympic golds to 17 and overall medals tally to 21, and thanks to a gold rush in the pool the United States overtook China at the More...

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By LondonGames On Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
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Michael Phelps bags Gold in 200m Individual Swimming

U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps won gold in the men’s 200 meters individual medley on Thursday. Phelps took his 20th career medal and 16th gold when he stormed home in 1 minute, 54.27 seconds, and also became More...

By LondonGames On Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
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Phelps, Lochte showdown in 200m medley

The most decorated Olympian, Michael Phelps has set up an enticing duel Thursday night with compatriot Ryan Lochte in the men’s 200 metres individual medley. Both of them breezed into the final Wednesday with More...

By LondonGames On Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
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Daniel Gyurta sets world Record for 200m Backstroke

Hungary’s double world champion Daniel Gyurta won the 200 metres breaststroke gold Wednesday, setting a new world record. Gyurta clocked 2 minutes, 7.28 seconds, two tenths ahead of Britain’s Michael More...

By LondonGames On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
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French Swimmer Yannick Agnel wins 200m Freestyle Gold

French swimmer Yannick Agnel crushed the field for the 200 metres freestyle gold Monday here at the Olympics. Agnel led from the start and won by body length in 1 minute 43.14 seconds, with South Korea’s More...

By LondonGames On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
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American Grevers wins men’s 100m Gold in Backstroke Swimming

American Matthew Grevers powered to gold in the men’s 100 metres backstroke final Monday, setting a new Olympic record along the way. The double Beijing Olympics champion in relays was second on the turn but More...

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By LondonGames On Sunday, July 29th, 2012
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Australian Melanie Schlanger bags Gold in 400m Swimming Medley

Australian Female Swimmer Melanie Schlanger won the  Olympic gold Medal  in the women’s 4×100 metre medley on Saturday. Schlanger, who was on the 4x200m gold-winning team in Beijing, held off a late More...

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By LondonGames On Sunday, July 29th, 2012
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Ye Shiwen wins Gold in Women’s 400m Swimming

China’s Ye Shiwen shattered the world record to win a gold medal in the women’s 400 metres individual medley at the London Olympics  on Saturday. Ye touched in 4:28.43 to obliterate the previous record More...

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By LondonGames On Sunday, July 29th, 2012
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Ryan Lochte bags Gold in 400m Individual Swimming

S swimming sensation Ryan Lochte stole the headlines at the London Olympics swimming Saturday with a emphatic win in the men’s 400 metres individual medley, while the illustrious Michael Phelps was shut out More...