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"I’m now a legend. I’m also the greatest athlete to live."

Usain Bolt, after winning gold in the 200m sprint today.

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Today, in one image. Women in Riyadh watch Sarah Attar, the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in track and field in the Olympics. Here’s how she did in the 800m race.
Photo by Fayez Nureldine (Getty)
Correction: This post originally said that Attar was the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete at the Olympics; she is the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in track and field at the Olympics.

Today, in one image. Women in Riyadh watch Sarah Attar, the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in track and field in the Olympics. Here’s how she did in the 800m race.

Photo by Fayez Nureldine (Getty)

Correction: This post originally said that Attar was the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete at the Olympics; she is the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in track and field at the Olympics.

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The Sun celebrates the UK’s hardware haul.
Meanwhile, Sally Jenkins: “I’m changing my citizenship. I like to be on the winning side, and the winning side in this Olympics is British.”
Read more…

The Sun celebrates the UK’s hardware haul.

Meanwhile, Sally Jenkins: “I’m changing my citizenship. I like to be on the winning side, and the winning side in this Olympics is British.”

Read more…

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We think Olympic judo champ Edith Bosch — who punched a drunk spectator after he threw a bottle at the 100m sprinters — deserves to be as much of a meme as NASA mohawk guy. (And, yes, we made this photo collage using Microsoft Paint.)

We think Olympic judo champ Edith Bosch — who punched a drunk spectator after he threw a bottle at the 100m sprinters — deserves to be as much of a meme as NASA mohawk guy. (And, yes, we made this photo collage using Microsoft Paint.)

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"A drunken spectator threw a bottle onto the track! I HAVE BEATEN HIM."

— Dutch Judo champion Edith Bosch in a tweet, after seeing a nearby spectator hurl a bottle from the stands just before the men’s 100m finals yesterday; she then hit him on the back with the flat of her hand.

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"I’m going to lay my medals on top of his Super Bowl rings."

— U.S. sprinter Sanya Richards-Ross, after winning her first individual gold (in the women’s 400m), referring to her husband, linebacker Aaron Ross (who won two rings with the New York Giants).

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Gabby.
Gold.
Photo via the AP

Gabby.

Gold.

Photo via the AP

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Are you too old to make an Olympic team?
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No one looks good while diving competitively. Via the FW, which has many more great shots.
Our Olympics headquarters is here. Photos by Matt King, Adam Pretty & Al Bello (Getty)

No one looks good while diving competitively. Via the FW, which has many more great shots.

Our Olympics headquarters is herePhotos by Matt King, Adam Pretty & Al Bello (Getty)

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Michelle Obama is scooped up by U.S. wrestler Elena Pirozhkova at the U.S. Olympic training facility at the University of East London yesterday. More on the Olympics, moment by moment.
Official White House photo by Sonya N. Hebert

Michelle Obama is scooped up by U.S. wrestler Elena Pirozhkova at the U.S. Olympic training facility at the University of East London yesterday. More on the Olympics, moment by moment.

Official White House photo by Sonya N. Hebert