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So how cursed were those flag-bearers?

Was there actually a curse upon the 2012 Olympic flag-bearers?

Germans beat U.S. for bronze in team foil

Germany handily defeated the U.S. men’s foil team, 45-27, for the bronze medal Sunday at ExCeL South. The match was nearly a repeat of the Americans’ semifinal loss to Italy, in which they won just one of nine bouts. Against Germany, the Americans won two – Gerek Meinhardt defeated Peter Joppich, 6-5, in the fifth […]

Italy foils U.S. team’s gold medal hopes

Italy jumped to an early lead and never relinquished it, thoroughly defeating the U.S. men’s foil team in a semifinal match, 45-24, and advancing to the final Sunday at ExCeL South. The U.S. team – Alexander Massialas, Miles Chamley-Watson, Race Imboden  and Gerek Meinhardt – will face the loser of the match between Germany and […]

U.S. foil team to semifinals

The U.S. men’s foil team advanced to the semifinals Sunday with a 45-40 victory over France on the final day of fencing at ExCeL South. The French had built a 20-13 lead after four match, but in the fifth, Alexander Massialas outscored Victor Sintes, 7-5, and in the seventh match, Gerek Meinhardt took a stunning […]

London 2012 Olympics: Sunday viewer’s guide

Roger Federer vs. Andy Murray for gold, Usain Bolt looks to defend gold and more Sunday on Day 9 of the London Olympics.

  • Lindsay Applebaum
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  • Aug 5, 2012
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U.S. women’s epee team wins bronze by one touch

The U.S. women’s epee team won the bronze medal Saturday at ExCeL South with a 31-30 victory over Russia. In team competition, each of three fencers faces each of her opponent’s fencers, for a total of nine bouts. Russia had built a 15-11 lead when Kelley Hurley met Anna Sivkova in the fifth match. Hurley […]

U.S. epee team loses semifinal, will fight for bronze

The U.S. women’s epee team lost its semifinal match to Korea, 45-36, and will play for the bronze medal against Russia (3 p.m. ET). The Americans — Susie Scanlan, Courtney Hurley and Maya Lawrence – had beaten Italy in the quarterfinals. Korea will face China for the gold medal. In the team competition, each of […]

U.S. women’s epee team reaches semis

The U.S. women’s epee team defeated Italy, 45-35, in the quarterfinals Saturdayat ExCeL South. Susie Scanlan, Courtney Hurley and Maya Lawrence advance to the semifinals, where they will face Korea, 45-38 winners over Romania. That match will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET. In the team competition, each of three fencers faces her three opponents and […]

London 2012 Olympics: Saturday viewer’s guide

Track and field stars Allyson Felix and Carmelita Jeter race in the 100 meters, plus other events to watch Saturday at the London Olympics.

  • Lindsay Applebaum
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  • Aug 4, 2012
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Men’s sabre team gold to Koreans

Korea defeated Romania for gold in men’s team sabre, 45-26, Friday at ExCeL South. Earlier, Italy won the bronze, 45-40, over Russia. The U.S. team – Daryl Homer, James Williams and Timothy Morehouse – lost to Belarus in a placement match and finished eighth.

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