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U.S. springer Carmelita Jeter rounds the turn in the 200-meter semifinal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

U.S. runner Leonel Manzano picks up the silver medal in the 1500 meters.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Algeria's Taoufik Makhloufi wins the gold medal in the 1500 meters as the U.S.' Leonel Manzano picks up the silver medal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

U.S. high jumper Jamie Nieto does a back flip after his last attempt of the night.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

U.S. high jumper Erik Kynard can't clear the bar but still picks up the silver medal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

U.S. gymnast Jonathan Horton competes in the men's horizontal bar final. Horton finished sixth.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

U.S. gymnast Jordyn Wieber executes a twisting flip during her floor routine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

U.S. gymnast Aly Raisman strikes a prayerful pose as she and her coach Mihai Brestyan, appeal her score in the balance beam competition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas can't hang on as she slips off the balance beam.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Australia's Sally Pearson, left, defeats Nevin Yanit of Turkey, and Kellie Wells and Dawn Harper of the U.S. to win the gold medal in the 100 hurdles. Harper won the silver and Wells won the bronze.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

U.S. hurdler Kellie Wells, left, celebrates her bronze medal and Dawn Harper picks up the silver in the 100 hurdles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Russia's Ivan Ukhov celebrates the gold medal after clearing the bar in the high jump.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

U.S. hurdler Dawn Harper reacts after just missing the gold medal as Lolo Jones gives support after the 100 hurdles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Australia's Sally Pearson falls to the track after finding out she won the gold medal in the 100 hurdles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Brazil's Juliana Silva spikes a wet ball as USA's April Ross tries to block it during a women's beach volleyball semifinal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

The U.S.' Kerri Walsh Jennings blocks a shot by Chen Xue as the Americans beat China 22-20, 22-20 in beach volleyball.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian Peterson / Minneapolis Star Tribune

Chen Xue of China is blocked by Kerri Walsh Jennings of the United States during the women's beach volleyball semifinal match.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ryan Pierse / Getty Images

Team USA's Misty May-Treanor tries to make a diving save on a spike as the Americans beat China 22-20, 22-20 in beach volleyball.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian Peterson / Minneapolis Star Tribune

Team USA's Misty May-Treanor celebrates her team's final point in the victory over China.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian Peterson / Minneapolis Star Tribune

Candace Parker of the U.S. steals the ball from Canada's Miranda Ayim in their quarterfinal match at the 2012 London Olympics on Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Team USA's Yamika Catchings knocks the ball away from Canada's Krita Phillips but is called for a foul in the quarterfinal match at the 2012 London Olympics on Tuesday. The U.S. won 91-48 and advances to the semifinals.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Seimone Augustus, left, and U.S. teammate Diana Taurasi try to steal the ball from Canada's Tamara Tatham in their quarterfinal match at the 2012 London Olympics on Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Team USA's Diana Taurasi cheers her teammates from the sidelines during their victory over Canada in the quarterfinal round.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Shamar Sands of the Bahamas falls after hitting a hurdle in the men's 100-meter hurdles Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Morry Gash / Associated Press

Brazil's Laila Ferer E Silva competes in the women's javelin throw qualifying rounds.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Franck Fife / AFP/Getty Images

Canada's Alexandre Despatie competes in the men's 3-meter springboard semifinals during the diving event at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Martin Bureau / AFP/Getty Images

U.S. diver Troy Dumais competes in the men's 3-meter springboard semi-finals.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Martin Bureau / AFP/Getty Images

Spain's Javier Illana Garcia competes in the men's 3-meter springboard semi-finals.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Martin Bureau / AFP/Getty Images

The starting gun is fired in the men's keirin first-round race during the London 2012 Olympic Games track cycling competition Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ian Langsdon / EPA

Jonathan Silva of Brazil competes in the men's triple jump.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Streeter Lecka / Getty Images

U.S. gymnast Alexandra Raisman performs during the women's beam competition. China's Deng Linlin won gold while Sui Lu won the silver medal, with Raisman taking the bronze.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ben Stansall / AFP/Getty Images

Competitors dive at the start of the men's triathlon event at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fabrice Coffrini / AFP/Getty Images

Chinese gymnast Feng Zhe celebrates after his performance on the parallel bars Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Julie Jacobson / AP

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1 Comment

  1. August 8, 2012, 6:31 pm

    Even though Proctor & Gamble is a sponsor of the Olympics, I hope none of the athletes let themselves get polluted into endorsing any of their products. P & G refuses to stop testing their product ingredients in LIVE animals, saying it's the only way to produce safe merchandise. Yet P & G has NOT come out and said that the vast number of cruelty-free products available are UNsafe. What gives, P & G ?

    By: GARYDINARDO

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