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Five things to watch for on Saturday at the London Olympics

Posted Jul 28, 2012

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LONDON (AP) — Here’s what to watch for at the London Olympics on Saturday:

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1. FIRST GOLD: Seven golds are up for grabs. China’s Yi Siling took the first in the women’s 10-meter air rifle.

2. ALL TO DO: Michael Phelps barely, barely qualified for the final of the 400-meter individual medley. He’s in the unpopular Lane 8. Can he recover?

3. US WOMEN: They play Colombia at soccer and Croatia in basketball.

4. CYCLING: Britain is hoping for an early gold in the men’s cycling road race, with Mark Cavendish the man to beat. Also on the team: Bradley Wiggins, who’s just won the Tour de France.

5. BIKINIS: Fear not, fans of the beach volleyball bikini. Talk of cold weather stoked fears that the women would go for shorts and T-shirts. That’s not happening.

Originally published by Associated Press

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