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Topic - John Orozco
Now that you've been watching the world's top athletes compete in London, you may be inspired to go out and pursue your own sport at, um, less than an Olympic level. But even without their talent or practice regimens, you can take a lesson from what Olympians know: The mental game matters, too.
Their closest rivals were still on the floor competing when the Chinese whipped outfive big gold stars and held them up in the shape of their flag.
The Americans have insisted for months they can contend for the Olympic title in men's gymnastics. Another night like this, and they won't need to say a word. The color of their medals will do all the talking for them.
Jordyn Wieber kicked off her Olympic year with a victory and may have found a new threat to her gold medal hopes.