Beach Volleyball

U.S. Pair Wins Third Gold in a Row

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.