Nineteen-year-old star Maggie Steffens scored five goals Thursday, leading the US women past Spain 8-5 for their first gold medal in water polo. The American women had won bronze in 2004 and silver in 2000 and 2008. The US men, meanwhile, were ousted by Croatia in the quarterfinals
from #lessissexy.com #WorldPressPhoto Of The Year 2012 2nd Prize Sports – Sports Action Stories Sergei Ilnitsky, Russia, European Pressphoto Agency 31 July 2012, London, UK Fencing at the London 2012 Olympics
Heather Stanning and Helen Glover The winners of Great Britain's first gold medal of the Games. Glover is a teacher who had never stepped foot on a boat until 5 years ago. Stanning is a Royal Artillery captain who started rowing in University.