Was there actually a curse upon the 2012 Olympic flag-bearers?
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 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 […]
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 […]
Roger Federer vs. Andy Murray for gold, Usain Bolt looks to defend gold and more Sunday on Day 9 of the London Olympics.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Track and field stars Allyson Felix and Carmelita Jeter race in the 100 meters, plus other events to watch Saturday at the London Olympics.
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.