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Aleksandrs Samoilovs of Latvia dives for the ball during a match against Poland at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

London Olympics 2012: Day 1

An overview of the first day of the London 2012 Olympic games. (July 28, 2012)

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United States' Terrell Gausha, left, fights Armenia's Andranik
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United States' Terrell Gausha, left, fights Armenia's Andranik Hakobyan during a middle weight 75-kg preliminary boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

United States' Terrell Gausha, left, reacts after defeating
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United States' Terrell Gausha, left, reacts after defeating Armenia's Andranik Hakobyan in a middle weight 75-kg preliminary boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

Members of the U.S. women's relay team: from
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Members of the U.S. women's relay team: from left, Lia Neal, Allison Schmitt, Jessica Hardy and Missy Franklin. (July 28, 2012)

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United States' Sean Rosenthal makes a dig during
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United States' Sean Rosenthal makes a dig during a beach volleyball match against the Republic of South Africa at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

Australia's Melanie Schlanger, left, and United States' Allison
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Australia's Melanie Schlanger, left, and United States' Allison Schmitt, right, compete in the women's 4x100-meter freestyle relay swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

Hockey players Shannon Taylor, left, and Julia Reinprecht
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Hockey players Shannon Taylor, left, and Julia Reinprecht of the United States battle for ball possession during their practice at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

USA's Jordan Larson, blue, blocks a shot by
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USA's Jordan Larson, blue, blocks a shot by South Korea's Hwang Youn-joo during a women's volleyball preliminary match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, at Earls Court in London. (July 28, 2012)

U.S. gymnast Jonathan Horton jumps off the horizontal
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U.S. gymnast Jonathan Horton jumps off the horizontal bar after a performance during the Artistic Gymnastics men's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

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Italy's Valentina Vezzali reacts after defeating South Korea's
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Italy's Valentina Vezzali reacts after defeating South Korea's Nam Hyun-hee during the bronze medal fencing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

United States' Jacob Wukie shoots for a silver
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United States' Jacob Wukie shoots for a silver medal in the team archery competition during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

China's Ye Shiwen, left, embraces second placed Elizabeth
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China's Ye Shiwen, left, embraces second placed Elizabeth Beisel of the United States after winning the women's 400-meter individual medley swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

United States' Ryan Lochte poses with his gold
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United States' Ryan Lochte poses with his gold medal for the men's 400-meter individual medley swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte competes in the men's
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U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte competes in the men's 400m individual medley heats swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games in London. (July 28, 2012)

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Star crew Iain Percy, background, and Andrew Simpson,
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Star crew Iain Percy, background, and Andrew Simpson, from Great Britain, train before an official practice race during the London 2012 Summer Olympics in Weymouth and Portland. (July 28, 2012)

China's Yu Dan prepares to shoot during qualifiers
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China's Yu Dan prepares to shoot during qualifiers for the women's 10-meter air rifle at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

Cameroon's Francoise Bella tackles Britain's Alex Scott, during
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Cameroon's Francoise Bella tackles Britain's Alex Scott, during the women's group E soccer match between Great Britain and Cameroon, at the Millennium stadium in Cardiff, Wales, at the 2012 London Summer Olympics. (July 28, 2012)

Hiromi Miyake of Japan competes during the women's
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Hiromi Miyake of Japan competes during the women's 48kg weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

U.S. gymnasts stand arm in arm at the
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U.S. gymnasts stand arm in arm at the end of an Artistic Gymnastics men's qualification round at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

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Juliana Silva from Brazil serves a ball to
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Juliana Silva from Brazil serves a ball to team Mauritius during the Beach Volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

United States' Megan Rapinoe, left, shoots and scores
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United States' Megan Rapinoe, left, shoots and scores the opening goal during the group G women's soccer match between the United States and Colombia at the London 2012 Summer Olympics at Hampden Park Stadium in Glasgow, Scotland. (July 28, 2012)

Josh Binstock from Canada reaches for a ball
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Josh Binstock from Canada reaches for a ball during the Beach Volleyball match against Great Britain at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

Britain's Bradley Wiggins, left, and Christopher Froome lead
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Britain's Bradley Wiggins, left, and Christopher Froome lead the peloton up a climb during the men's road cycling race during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

Kanae Ikehata of Japan, left, and Sylwia Gruchala
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Kanae Ikehata of Japan, left, and Sylwia Gruchala of Poland compete in the round of 32 during women's fencing at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

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Great Britain's Matthew Wells, Tom Solesbury, Charles Cousins
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Great Britain's Matthew Wells, Tom Solesbury, Charles Cousins and Stephen Rowbotham drive at the start of a men's quadruple rowing sculls heat in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England, at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 28, 2012)

Germany's Jasmin Schornberg trains for the women's K-1
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Germany's Jasmin Schornberg trains for the women's K-1 kayak slalom at the Lee Valley White Water Center at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

Canada guard Kim Smith, top, collides with Russia
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Canada guard Kim Smith, top, collides with Russia guard Becky Hammon on a drive to the basket during a basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

Russia guard Becky Hammon drives past Canada guard
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Russia guard Becky Hammon drives past Canada guard Shona Thornburn during a basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

Russia forward Ilona Norstik (10) looks to pass
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Russia forward Ilona Norstik (10) looks to pass as she is pressured by Canada forwards Lizanne Murphy, left, and Chelsea Aubry during a basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

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USA's Joseph Diaz Jr. makes his way to
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USA's Joseph Diaz Jr. makes his way to the ring to fight Ukraine's Pavlo Ishchenko in a men's bantam 56 kg preliminary boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

Paula Pareto of Argentina reacts after winning her
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Paula Pareto of Argentina reacts after winning her match against Tomoko Fukumi of Japan during the semifinal round of the women's 48kg judo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

Tomoko Fukumi of Japan reacts after losing her
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Tomoko Fukumi of Japan reacts after losing her match against Paula Pareto of Argentina during the semifinal round of the women's 48kg judo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

Boats, bottom to top, from Australia, the U.S.,
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Boats, bottom to top, from Australia, the U.S., and Canada pass the Olympic rings during a men's rowing pair heat in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England, at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 28, 2012)

New Zealand's Emma Twigg drives during a women's
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New Zealand's Emma Twigg drives during a women's rowing single sculls heat in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England, at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 28, 2012)

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Great Britain's gymnast Louis Smith clenches his fists
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Great Britain's gymnast Louis Smith clenches his fists and cries during the Artistic Gymnastics men's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

Chinese gymnast Zhang Chenglong performs on the vault
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Chinese gymnast Zhang Chenglong performs on the vault during the Artistic Gymnastics men's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

Gymnast from the Netherlands Epke Zonderland performs on
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Gymnast from the Netherlands Epke Zonderland performs on the horizontal bar during the Artistic Gymnastics men's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

Swiss gymnast Claudio Capelli performs on the horizontal
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Swiss gymnast Claudio Capelli performs on the horizontal bar during the Artistic Gymnastics men's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

Great Britain's gymnast Daniel Purvis performs on the
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Great Britain's gymnast Daniel Purvis performs on the horizontal bar during the Artistic Gymnastic men's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

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Aleksandrs Samoilovs of Latvia dives for the ball
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Aleksandrs Samoilovs of Latvia dives for the ball during a match against Poland at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia celebrates after winning a
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Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia celebrates after winning a point against David Nalbandian at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon, in London, at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 28, 2012)

David Nalbandian of Argentina returns a shot to
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David Nalbandian of Argentina returns a shot to Janko Tipsarevic at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon, in London, at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 28, 2012)

Roger Federer of Switzerland laughs as he towels
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Roger Federer of Switzerland laughs as he towels off during training at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon. (July 25, 2012)

Sophie Bephage, right, watches a tennis match through
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Sophie Bephage, right, watches a tennis match through the slats of a fence at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon, in London, at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 28, 2012)

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Serena Williams of the United States gets up
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Serena Williams of the United States gets up after slipping on the grass against Jelena Jankovic of Serbia during a first round match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London, at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (July 28, 2012)

Venus Williams, left, and Serena Williams talk during
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Venus Williams, left, and Serena Williams talk during a break in practice at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon. (July 26, 2012)

Sweden's Marie Hammarstrom, right, battles for the ball
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Sweden's Marie Hammarstrom, right, battles for the ball against Japan's Aya Miyama, left, during the group F women's soccer match between Japan and Sweden at the London 2012 Summer Olympics, in Coventry, England. (July 28, 2012)

Swedish players listen to their national anthem during
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Swedish players listen to their national anthem during the group F women's soccer match between Japan and Sweden at the London 2012 Summer Olympics, in Coventry, England. (July 28, 2012)

Russia's pivot Natalia Shipilova, left, vies with Angola's
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Russia's pivot Natalia Shipilova, left, vies with Angola's Nair Almeida during the women's preliminaries Group A handball match Russia vs Angola for the London 2012 Olympics Games in London. (July 28, 2012)

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Russia's centreback Olga Levina jumps to shoot during
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Russia's centreback Olga Levina jumps to shoot during the women's preliminaries Group A handball match Russia vs Angola for the London 2012 Olympics Games at the Copper Box hall in London. (July 28, 2012)

South Korea's Choi Im-jeong, rear, stops Spain's Veronica
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South Korea's Choi Im-jeong, rear, stops Spain's Veronica Cuadrado during their women's handball preliminary match at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 28, 2012)

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