RIP Marvin Hamlisch. The world lost a fantastic composer today.
Carolina Kostner's boyfriend, defending 50K race walk champion Alex Schwazer, was barred from the Olympics due to being caught doping in Italy. He previously withdrew from the 20K race walk due to a cold.
IceNetwork posted Marlie's music choices. I always love that they secretly post them without fanfare, so that only the truly obsessed stalkers wander across it. Looks like Marina is trying to make them romantic yet again. Let's hope Voir get better choices. It is music far better suited to the boring Shibutanis.
SD: "Giselle" by Adolphe Adam
FD: "Almost Like Being In Love," "Strangers in the Night" and "Cheek to Cheek" by Frank Sinatra.
Natalie Hawkins responds to the Gabby Douglas "hair controversy."
Michael Phelps reveals his new cocktail waitress/ "model" girlfriend. Gold and money really do make your class three underbite look so much better.
The Associated Press tweeted that Jordyn Wieber has had a stress fracture since the Olympic training camp. In the words of a friend, "she truly is the 20-year commemorative of Kim Zmeskal." Geddert is now saying it slowed her training.
Interview with Evan Morgenstein on the worth of Olympic gold.
Interview with the lovely Joy Womack.
Troy Dumais qualified for the 3m springboard final in fifth place.
Team USA is VERY excited about its bronze medal.
Mustafina after winning gold.