Oh no, Canada! U.S. Falls to rival in men’s hockey semis

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The U.S. was averaging five goals per game heading into the Olympic semifinals.

Against Canada, it couldn’t muster one.

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Canada stuns the U.S. in overtime to win women’s hockey gold

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Marie-Philip Poulin scored twice for the second straight Olympic gold medal game and Canada beat the United States 3-2 in overtime on Thursday for its fourth consecutive title. 

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What a game! U.S. defeats rival Russia in men’s hockey shootout

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Russia and the U.S. put on an Olympic game for the ages on Saturday at the Bolshoy Ice Dome, engaging in a thrilling affair that ended with four — yes, four — T.J. Oshie shootout goals as the Americans beat the Russians 3-2.

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Team USA sweeps podium in first-ever men’s freeski slopestyle competition

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Joss Christensen led a United States podium sweep in spectacular fashion to win the first Olympic gold medal in men’s slopestyle skiing at the Sochi Games on Thursday.

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Girls rule: Women bringing home the medals at Sochi

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The women of Team USA have been carrying America’s Olympic dreams. On Thursday, a medal-stand sweep at slopestyle skiing started a comeback for the guys.

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Bobsledder Johnny Quinn Breaks Through Locked Door

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Team USA bobsledder Johnny Quinn used his training unconventionally Saturday, after he got locked inside a bathroom at the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

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Beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings: I was pregnant at the Olympics

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When Kerri Walsh Jennings won her third Olympic gold in beach volleyball at the London Olympics, she was playing with a secret: She was five weeks pregnant.

Sitting hand-in-hand with her husband, Casey Jennings, Walsh Jennings shared the news exclusively on TODAY Monday.

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Dreamy ending! US survives Spain for gold 

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Kevin Durant scored 30 points and set an Olympic record as the United States defeated Spain 107-100 to win the gold medal at the London Olympics on Sunday. 

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David Boudia caps USA Diving’s successful Olympics with platform gold

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LONDON – After a less-than-stellar preliminary round that left him dead last before Saturday morning’s 10m platform diving semifinal, American David Boudia got out of bed and acted like it never happened.

“I actually woke up and it almost felt like I was dreaming the night before,” Boudia said. “Like it didn’t really happen. It was a brand new day. The sun came up and I was diving first.”

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Simply the best

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LONDON (AP) — Expected to dominate, they did.

All those style points were a bonus.

The U.S. women’s basketball team routed France 86-50 in the final Saturday, collecting their fifth straight Olympic gold medal and putting more distance between themselves and the rest of the world heading to Rio for the 2016 Games.

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Bryshon Nellum named U.S. flag bearer for Closing Ceremony

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LONDON - Track and field athlete Bryshon Nellum will carry the flag for the 529-member American team when they march into the stadium Sunday night for the Closing Ceremony.

A first-time Olympian, Nellum ran the lead-off leg for the silver-medal winning men’s 4x400m relay,who finished in 2:57.05. He also competed in the open 400m at Olympic Stadium, bowing out in the semifinal when he finished third in his heat in 45.02. On Thursday he ran in the heats of the men’s 4x400m, anchoring the team to a second place finish to qualify for the final.

Chemistry keys record-setting relay run

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LONDON — When she is on the track, Carmelita Jeter is all business. So when, as she crossed the finish line Friday night, her outstretched left hand — baton in hand — pointing out toward the red-and-black digital clock just in front of her, you knew it was something special.

An instant later, the clock flashed: “New WR.”

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Golden 3-peat for US women’s soccer

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WEMBLEY, England - The U.S. women’s soccer team won the Olympic gold medal Thursday, avenging one of its most painful defeats with a 2-1 victory over Japan.

Carli Lloyd scored in the eighth and 54th minutes for the Americans, who lost to the Japanese in penalty kicks at last year’s World Cup final.

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U.S. runner Manteo Mitchell breaks leg, still finishes turn in men’s 4 x 400 relay

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And the hits just keep on coming.

An already depleted American 4x400m team took another hit Thursday afternoon when Manteo Mitchell allegedly broke his leg with 200 meters left during his turn around the track. 

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Allyson Felix’s killer speed wins the 200

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LONDON — There are moments in track and field, and Olympic, history that take your breath away.

In the years to come, when they show Allyson Felix’s powerful charge down the straightaway to win the women’s 200 meters, it will be no less breathtaking than it was in person here Wednesday night.

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