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Two beach volleyball pairs advance in round of 16

2013 Aug 01
In round-of-16 play Wednesday, the stakes were high for the U.S. beach volleyball duos. One loss, and their Games were over. At the end of the day, two American teams were still in play
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Volleyball routs Mexico, advances to semifinals

2013 Aug 01
The U.S. routed Mexico, 3-0, Wednesday to advance to the semifinal match against Japan at 7 p.m. (noon ET) Thursday. A win against Japan could set the stage for a showdown with defending gold medalist Ukraine, which plays Russia in the other semifinal at 3 p.m. (8 a.m. ET).
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Cyclists struggle in road races, finish out of medals

2013 Aug 01
American John Klish pedaled as hard as he could, hoping to explode past the four cyclists in front of him with few hundred meters left to go. His legs would not cooperate with him, though, as he finished fifth in the men
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Women's doubles advances to gold-medal match

2013 Aug 01
During their semifinal match Wednesday, the U.S. women
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Americans sprint to silver, bronze medals

2013 Aug 01
As they walked up to the starting blocks for the men
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Swimmers cut times but miss medals

2013 Aug 01
Despite top-three preliminary finishes and then shaving seconds off these times in the finals, U.S. swimmers fell short of the podium in multiple races Wednesday at Spartak Swimming Arena.
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Bowling struggles in women's team play

2013 Aug 01
The U.S. Bowling Team's woes continued during women's team play Wednesday as the bowlers fought for every pin fall but struggled to adjust to international competition and had problems staying relaxed during matches.
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Hangstefers one match away from gold

2013 Aug 01
On Thursday, members of the U.S. Tennis Team sat on the sidelines, fingers crossed and eyes locked on two siblings returning volley after volley on the red clay courts of the Dema Tennis Center. Daniel and Emily Hangstefer, of Chattanooga, Tenn., were battling their third consecutive seeded mixed doubles team. This time, it was the No. 2 seed team from France, Mikael Laurent and Sophie Bernard.
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Soccer advances to gold-medal match against Russia

2013 Aug 01
The United States mounted a balanced attack on Great Britain using a combination of relentless offense and stingy defense to win, 5-0, in the women
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Volleyball falls to Japan, faces Russia for bronze

2013 Aug 01
Japan ended the U.S. Women
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Men's hoops defeats Argentina, faces Venezuela in semifinals

2013 Aug 01
After a sluggish start against Argentina, the U.S. Men
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Beach volleyball duos fall short, move to consolation bracket

2013 Aug 01
In tough round-of-eight play Thursday, the remaining two U.S. beach volleyball teams fell short, moving into the consolation bracket.
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Kyle dominates in win against Poland

2013 Jul 30
Outside hitter Kelly Kyle unleashed 14 kills to lead the United States to a 3-0 victory against Poland on Monday at Arena Armeec Sofia. With the win in straight sets, 25-18, 25-10, 25-11, the USA improved to 4-0 in pool play and clinched a berth in the medal round.
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Singles, doubles a mixed bag for tennis

2013 Jul 30
The first match of the day for the U.S. Tennis Team was a tale of two generations. On Monday at the Dema Tennis Center, Laura Chapman, 21, faced the No. 1 women
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Women's basketball clinches pool with win against Belarus

2013 Jul 30
Going into the U.S. women
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Taekwondo athletes head home empty-handed, but determined to return

2013 Jul 30
Four years ago, Roman “Rusty” Nawrocki was the first Tae Kwon Do athlete to represent the United States in the Deaflympics.
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Liang takes silver in 50m butterfly

2013 Jul 30
Amidst heartbreak as multiple American swimmers came within seconds of medaling, one shining moment came when Peggy Liang tapped the wall to take silver in the women
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With win, volleyball advances to quarterfinals

2013 Jul 30
Despite some sloppy, uninspired play, the U.S. Women
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Soccer rolls past Japan and into semifinals

2013 Jul 30
The U.S. Women
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Hangstefer, Chapman inch closer to medals

2013 Jul 30
Going into their quarterfinal match against Beatriz and Raquel Villamandos-Lorenzo of Spain on Tuesday, U.S. women
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Team Handball grabs hard-earned first win

2013 Jul 30
Both winless going into their match against each other and with just one game left in pool play, the United States
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Martinez starts strong but loses in Greco-Roman

2013 Jul 30
Just like his teammate the day before, Ariann Martinez started strong in his 60kg weight class Greco-Roman competition Tuesday. However, Martinez lost to Gabit Yeszhanov of Kazakhstan with 32 seconds left in the first round, 11-3.
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Men's bowlers tackle team play with confidence

2013 Jul 30
Despite struggling with mental hurdles throughout the Games, the U.S. Bowling Team went into men
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