London 2012 Olympics: Saturday viewer’s guide

The four-time defending champ U.S. women's basketball team takes on France in the final and eight gold medals are up for grabs in track & field on a busy Day 15 of the London Olympics.

  • Lindsay Applebaum
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  • Aug 11, 2012
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London 2012 Olympics: Friday viewer’s guide

The U.S. men's basketball team faces Argentina in the semifinals and a slew of gold medals are up for grabs in track & field on another busy day of competition at the London Olympics.

  • Lindsay Applebaum
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  • Aug 10, 2012
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Zetlin 22nd after first day of rhythmic gymnastics

Bethesda’s Julie Zetlin achieved a career goal in making the cut for the 2012 Olympics. But the lone U.S. competitor in rhythmic gymnastics faces an enormous challenge to qualify for Saturday’s final. After two of four mandatory events were contested Thursday, Zetlin, 22, stood 22nd among 24 competitors, with a score of 48.200 out of […]

Zetlin’s struggles continue with hoops routine

Julie Zetlin’s struggles continued on Day One of qualifying for the Olympic rhythmic gymnastics final Thursday, with the Bethesda native losing the grasp of her hoop three times during the second of two routines. Judges scored her 23.750 out of a possible 30.000 for an elegant hoops routine, favoring its artistry (8.250) over its difficultly […]

Dmitrieva leads qualifying; Zetlin 22nd

After the first of the day’s two rotations in qualifying for the Olympic rhythmic gymnastics final, Bethesda’s Julie Zetlin is 22nd among 24 competitors. She’ll have a chance to raise her standing later today, when she performs with the hoop. No medals will be awarded today or when qualifying continues Friday, with performances with the […]

Zetlin recovers from glitch in ball routine

Rhythmic gymnast Julie Zetlin of Bethesda had a somewhat rocky Olympic debut this morning with her ball routine on Day One of qualifying for Saturday’s individual all-around final. She recovered nicely from an early error, though, in which she lost control of the ball, to earn a score of 24.450 out of a possible 30.000. […]

Zetlin opens qualifying for rhythmic gymnastics final

Rhythmic gymnastics is to Russia what beach volleyball is to the United States: The Olympic sport that just keeps giving one gold medal after another. So Bethesda’s Julie Zetlin faces fierce competition when rhythmic gymnastics gets under way shortly at Wembley Arena. Zetlin, 22, has already achieved her goal by qualifying for the London Games. […]

VIDEO: Raisman, Douglas talk nerves, ‘fierce five’

Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman talk about their experiences at the Olympics with The Post’s Sally Jenkins.

Coach: Wieber may have stress fracture in leg

American gymnast Jordyn Wieber didn’t perform as well as expected throughout the Olympics. Now we may have a reason why. From the Associated Press: The coach of world gymnastics champion Jordyn Wieber says she may have a stress fracture in her right leg. John Geddert said Tuesday she has been dealing with pain in the […]

Raisman wins gold for floor routine, finishes with 3 medals

U.S. gymnast Aly Raisman closed her Olympics with a second gold medal Tuesday, winning the floor exercise to add to the balance-beam bronze she won earlier in the day and the gold she shared with the U.S. team. It was powerful affirmation of Raisman’s hard work and dedication after laboring so long in the shadow […]

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