Inside The Games Competition at the Olympic Games is fierce. Top athletes, some who have spent their lives training for these days, battle it out on the courts, in the ring, on the track and in the pool. Over two weeks, medals pile up in well-known sports like basketball to less popular games like handball.

What Went Wrong For The U.S. Track Team

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Imagining The 2012 London Games

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Reviewing The Beijing Olympics

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Anchor-Leg Strength May Be Hurting Relay Handoffs

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U.S. Softball Team Fouls Out In Gold Medal Match

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NPR's Tom Goldman reports on the Olympics on 'Morning Edition'

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Jamaica's Bolt Breaks 200M Record

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Afghanistan Wins First Olympic Medal

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Good, Better, Best: Finding Phelps' Place In History

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Olympic Race Walkers Get A Last-Minute Upgrade

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At Beijing Olympics, Photographers Shine

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U.S. Shooter Wins Bronze After Rival Fails Drug Test

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