The U.S. men's basketball team faces Spain in a rematch of the 2008 gold medal game and the London Olympics wrap up with the Closing Ceremonies.
Julius Brink and Jonas Reckermann of Germany scored a 23-21, 16-21, 16-14 win over Alison Cerutti and Emanuel Rego of Brazil in the final of the men’s beach volleyball tournament, giving Germany (and Europe) its first gold medal in the sport. A Brazilian team lost in the men’s gold medal match for the third time, […]
Martins Plavins and Janis Smedins of Latvia won the bronze medal Thursday in beach volleyball at Horse Guards Parade, defeating Reinder Nummerdor and Rich Schuil of the Netherlands, 19-21, 21-19, 15-11. Plavins and Smedins lost only one match in the tournament, to Brazil’s Alison Cerutti and Emanuel Rego in the semifinals. Cerutti and Rego play […]
Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor won their third Olympic gold medal in women’s beach volleyball, topping fellow Americans April Ross and Jennifer Kessy in straight sets, 21-16, 21-16. Walsh Jennings and May-Treanor watched as Ross’s final serve flew too long, and the two began celebrating. The longtime teammates circled the perimeter of the picturesque […]
Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor captured the first set, 21-16, over fellow Americans Jennifer Kessy and April Ross in the women’s beach volleyball gold medal match.. Walsh and May-Treanor held a slim 15-14 lead before pulling ahead with a 5-1 run. Walsh and May-Treanor won the last two gold medals in the event.
Carmelita Jeter goes for a second medal, Team USA faces Australia in men's basketball quarterfinals, and more on Day 12 of the London Olympics.
The U.S. is guaranteed a third straight gold medal in women’s beach volleyball after the team of April Ross and Jennifer Kessy won their semifinal, 15-21, 21-19, 15-12, against Brazil’s Juliana Silva and Larissa Franca. Ross and Kessy will meet Americans Misty May-Treanor and Kerry Walsh Jennings, the two-time defending Olympic champions, in the gold […]
Americans April Ross and Jennifer Kessy rallied to force a third and decisive set in their women’s beach volleyball semifinal. The Americans won the second set, 21-19, after dropping the first, 21-15, to Juliana Silva and Larissa Franca of Brazil. The winner of this match will meet two-time defending Olympic champions Misty May-Treanor and Kerri […]
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings will go for an unprecedented third straight gold medal in beach volleyball on Wednesday after beating the Chinese duo of Xue Chen and Zhang Xi, 22-20, 22-20, in 44 minutes. Chen and Zhang were bronze medalists in Beijing in 2008. In the second set of Tuesday’s semifinals, the Americans […]
What to watch and TV listings for Day 11 of the 2012 London Olympics.