NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 01, 2012
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(London: Kevin Tibbles) The day’s events at the London Olympics reviewed; details given about the ejection of badminton teams for trying to lose in order to draw an easier opponent in the next round, the gold medal for the US women’s gymnastics team, President Obama’s calls to the gymnasts and swimmer Michael Phelps, gold medals for Britain for women rowers and cyclist Bradley Wiggins; the gold-lit Tower Bridge; scenes shown of the events and of London Mayor Boris Johnson getting stuck on a zipline; Obama’s Tweet about Phelps quoted. [Press Assn. badminton reporter Andy HAMPSON, British WOMAN – react.]
(London: Brian Williams) The medal count outlined on screen.
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