2012 London Games at a glance

Published: Saturday, Aug. 11 2012 12:00 a.m. MDT

The Olympic moment

Jordan Burroughs (@alliseeisgold) promised he would tweet a picture of himself with the gold medal and he came through on the mat, beating Iran's Sadegh Saeed Goudarzi 1-0, 1-0 in men's freestyle wrestling.


"If the opening ceremony was the wedding, then we're the wedding reception." - Music director David Arnold on plans for the closing ceremonies involving The Who, the Pet Shop Boys and the Spice Girls.

Local spotlight

Cameron Levins: Southern Utah track star heads into the final of the men's 5,000 meters today for Canada after qualifying with a personal-best time of 13:18.29.

Don't miss

Women's volleyball: U.S. vs. Brazil during NBC's prime-time coverage at 7 p.m.

Reasons to watch: The Americans vie for their first gold medal at the Olympics. Brazil beat Team USA for gold in Beijing.

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