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August 1, 2013

Hangstefers one match away from gold

On Thursday, members of the U.S. Tennis Team sat on the sidelines, fingers crossed and eyes locked on two siblings returning volley after volley on the red clay courts of the Dema Tennis Center. Daniel and Emily Hangstefer, of Chattanooga, Tenn., were battling their third consecutive seeded mixed doubles team. This time, it was the No. 2 seed team from France, Mikael Laurent and Sophie Bernard.
August 1, 2013

Bowling struggles in women’s team play

The U.S. Bowling Team's woes continued during women's team play Wednesday as the bowlers fought for every pin fall but struggled to adjust to international competition and had problems staying relaxed during matches.
August 1, 2013
swimming lanes

Swimmers cut times but miss medals

Despite top-three preliminary finishes and then shaving seconds off these times in the finals, U.S. swimmers fell short of the podium in multiple races Wednesday at Spartak Swimming Arena.
August 1, 2013

Americans sprint to silver, bronze medals

As they walked up to the starting blocks for the men
August 1, 2013

Women’s doubles advances to gold-medal match

During their semifinal match Wednesday, the U.S. women
August 1, 2013

Cyclists struggle in road races, finish out of medals

American John Klish pedaled as hard as he could, hoping to explode past the four cyclists in front of him with few hundred meters left to go. His legs would not cooperate with him, though, as he finished fifth in the men
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