Photos Of Day 12 From The Olympics

  • Sofya Ochigava (in blue) of Russia hugs Adriana Araujo of Brazil after their bout during the Women's Light Boxing semifinals on Day 12 of the London Olympic Games. Ochigava won the bout.
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    Sofya Ochigava (in blue) of Russia hugs Adriana Araujo of Brazil after their bout during the Women's Light Boxing semifinals on Day 12 of the London Olympic Games. Ochigava won the bout.
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  • Kerri Walsh Jennings (left) and Misty May-Treanor of the United States celebrate winning the gold medal in the women's beach volleyball finals against April Ross and Jennifer Kessy of the United States.
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    Kerri Walsh Jennings (left) and Misty May-Treanor of the United States celebrate winning the gold medal in the women's beach volleyball finals against April Ross and Jennifer Kessy of the United States.
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  • Wenjun Xie of China (left), Konstantin Shabanov of Russia, Aries Merritt of the U.S., Andrew Turner of Great Britain and Selim Nurudeen of Nigeria compete in the men's 110-meter hurdles semifinal.
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    Wenjun Xie of China (left), Konstantin Shabanov of Russia, Aries Merritt of the U.S., Andrew Turner of Great Britain and Selim Nurudeen of Nigeria compete in the men's 110-meter hurdles semifinal.
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  • Allyson Felix of the U.S. crosses the finish line ahead of Murielle Ahoure of Cote d'Ivoire and Carmelita Jeter of the U.S. to win the women's 200-meter final.
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    Allyson Felix of the U.S. crosses the finish line ahead of Murielle Ahoure of Cote d'Ivoire and Carmelita Jeter of the U.S. to win the women's 200-meter final.
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  • China's Xue Chen (left) blocks a spike by Brazil's Juliana Silva in their women's beach volleyball bronze medal match. Brazil won 2-1.
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    China's Xue Chen (left) blocks a spike by Brazil's Juliana Silva in their women's beach volleyball bronze medal match. Brazil won 2-1.
    Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters/Landov
  • Felipe Perrone Rocha of Spain controls the ball in the men's water polo quarterfinal match between Montenegro and Spain. Montenegro won 11-9.
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    Felipe Perrone Rocha of Spain controls the ball in the men's water polo quarterfinal match between Montenegro and Spain. Montenegro won 11-9.
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  • William Priddy (left) of the U.S. spikes the ball against Italy's Luigi Mastrangelo (right) and Dragan Travica during their men's quarterfinal volleyball match. Italy won the match 3-0.
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    William Priddy (left) of the U.S. spikes the ball against Italy's Luigi Mastrangelo (right) and Dragan Travica during their men's quarterfinal volleyball match. Italy won the match 3-0.
    Ivan Alvarado/Reuters/Landov
  • Britain's Anne Panter (right) and Argentina's Macarena Rodriguez Perez vie for the ball during a women's hockey semifinal match.
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    Britain's Anne Panter (right) and Argentina's Macarena Rodriguez Perez vie for the ball during a women's hockey semifinal match.
    Eranga Jayawardena/AP

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Photo highlights from today's Olympic action feature women's beach volleyball, men's and women's track and field, and men's water polo.

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