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London 2012 Olympics: Sunday viewer’s guide

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.

  • Lindsay Applebaum
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  • Aug 12, 2012
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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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Sweden tops Hungary in handball semifinals

Right winger Niclas Ekberg scored six goals as Sweden defeated Hungary, 27-26, to advance to the men’s handball gold medal match. Sweden, which is searching for its first handball gold medal after losing in the final in three straight Olympics from 1992 to 2000, will play either France or Croatia (3:30 p.m.) in the gold […]

Croatia, Sweden advance to men’s handball semifinals

Right winger Ivan Cupic scored eight times as Croatia rebounded from a halftime deficit to defeat Tunisia, 25-23, in the men’s handball quarterfinals. Croatia is looking for its third men’s handball gold medal, having won in 1996 and 2004. Meanwhile, Sweden upset rival Denmark, 24-22, in another quarterfinal after right winger Niclas Ekberg scored two […]

France stuns Spain on handball buzzer-beater

William Accambray scored with one second left to give defending gold medalist France a 23-22 win over Spain in the men’s handball quarterfinals. France was down 7-2 after 18 minutes and 12-9 at halftime but scored six straight goals at one point in the second half to get back into it. France will play either […]