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Aug 24, 2012 | LA Daily News

Life experience allows volleyball's Gibb to put Olympic disappointment in perspective

From left, Jake Gibb and Sean Rosenthal ride a razor's edge in the ill-fated Olympic quarterfinal against Latvia's Martins Plavins and Janis Smedins.

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Related Topix: Jake Gibb, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Beach Volleyball, Sean Rosenthal, Olympic Beach Volleyball

Wed Aug 22, 2012

The Baltic Times

Latvia: Europe's California - The Baltic Times

Latvia can rightfully claim to be the California of Europe following on from their success in beach volleyball and BMX at the recently completed Summer Olympics in London.

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Related Topix: Beach Volleyball, Jonas Reckermann, Sports, Reinder Nummerdor, Ruslans Sorokins, Summer Olympic, Sean Rosenthal, Olympics, Olympic Beach Volleyball, Summer Olympics

Sun Aug 12, 2012

BleacherReport

London 2012 Olympics: Power Ranking Most Disappointing Team Showings

The U.S. men's volleyball team was the defending gold medalists, but they failed to medal in London.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Jake Gibb, Summer Olympic, Sean Rosenthal, Olympic Beach Volleyball

Fri Aug 10, 2012

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Dickey, Torres help Mets end losing skid at Citi

Carli Lloyd has scored in the eighth minute to give the United States a 1-0 lead in the gold medal game against Japan on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Carli Lloyd, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Olympic Track And Field, Olympic Beach Volleyball

Thu Aug 09, 2012

The China Post

Veteran US beach volleyball pair finish final Olympics with victory

For 11 years, they have been Kerri and Misty, the most recognizable faces in Olympic beach volleyball and a team that dominated the sport.

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Related Topix: Beach Volleyball, Jonas Reckermann, Sports, Rich Schuil, Summer Olympic, Misty May-Treanor, Olympics, Olympic Beach Volleyball, Summer Olympics

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Olympic Medal Count

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1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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