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Hungary defeats U.S. to win gold in men’s water polo

Hungary has defeated the United States to win the gold medal in men’s water polo.
Serbia beat Montenegro 6-4 to win the bronze medal.

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Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal of Spain defeated Fernando Gonzalez of Chile 6-3, 7-6(2), 6-3 to win the gold medal in the men’s single tennis at the Beijing Olympics.
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Ana Ivanovic says representing Serbia at the Olympics has been a long-term dream of hers.
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Just after the US men’s volleyball team qualified for the Beijing Olympics Serbia earned their spot by defeating Spain in the final of the European qualifying competition in Izmir, Turkey.
Five spots now remain open from Asian and African competitions with the final tournaments taking place in May and June.