1. Beach Volleyball

    U.S. Pair Wins Third Gold in a Row

    LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08:  Gold medallists Misty May-Treanor (L) and Kerri Walsh Jennings celebrate on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's Beach Volleyball on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Horse Guard's Parade on August 8, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

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    After overcoming a tough Chinese team in the semifinals, U.S. volleyball stars Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh beat out their American teammates on Wednesday night to take the gold in the women’s beach volleyball tournament. They extended their Olympic streak to 21 straight wins by overpowering Jennifer Kessy and April Ross 21-16, 21-16. This is their third gold medal as a team. May-Treanor and Walsh also won gold in Athens and Beijing.

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