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

It may be the best Olympics ever for women, but that hasn't stopped the sexist commentary.

Wojdan Shaherkani made history as the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in an Olympic Games.

Kayla Harrison took out the world's top-ranked judoka to become the first American ever to win Olympic gold in judo.

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte go head-to-head in the 200 IM final while gymnasts Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman go for the gold in the individual all-around.

The men's all-around individual final highlights the list of events to watch on Day 5 of the London Olympics.

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Twelve more gold medals are up for grabs Monday including men's team gymnastics and four more high-profile swimming events.

The International Judo Federation is reconsidering its ruling to bar Saudi fighter Wojdan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shahrkhani from competing while wearing a traditional hijab.