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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013.
By United Press International
London, Phelps, Bolt star at Olympics

London, Phelps, Bolt star at Olympics

London and the home-standing British athletes stood out at the 2012 Olympics but the spotlight was grabbed by Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International

Beach stars win opening Olympic match

LONDON, July 28 (UPI) -- Two-time defending gold medalists Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh survived a difficult first match Saturday in women's Olympic beach volleyball.
Kidman, Clinton named Women of the Year

Kidman, Clinton named Women of the Year

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Nicole Kidman, Hillary Clinton and Jane Goodall were among those honored in New York as 2008 Women of the Year Monday, Glamour magazine said.
USA sweeps beach volleyball golds

USA sweeps beach volleyball golds

BEIJING, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Americans Philip Dalhausser and Todd Rogers dominated the third set Friday to win the gold medal in Olympic beach volleyball in Beijing.

Beach volleyball gold goes to Americans

BEIJING, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Americans Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor won their second consecutive Olympic gold medal in beach volleyball Thursday and their 108th match in a row.
Olympic Medal: W Beach Volleyball

Olympic Medal: W Beach Volleyball

BEIJING, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor of the United States won the Olympic gold medal Thursday in women's beach volleyball.

American beach team wins 107th straight

BEIJING, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor won their 107th consecutive match Tuesday and moved within one victory of their second straight Olympic gold medal.

Top-seeded U.S. team reaches beach semis

BEIJING, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Defending champions Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh of the United States stormed into the semifinals of the Olympic beach volleyball tournament Sunday.

Beach favorites survive scare

BEIJING, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Americans Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh barely survived the first set Friday before rolling into the Olympic beach volleyball quarterfinals in Beijing.

Beach volleyball team wins 104th straight

BEIJING, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Americans Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor boosted their winning streak to 104 matches Thursday in their last appearance of Olympic group play.

Top-ranked Americans survive on the beach

BEIJING, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Philip Dalhausser and Todd Rogers breezed to a win they had to have Wednesday in order to reach the knockout round of the Olympic beach volleyball tourney.

Beach winning streak reaches 103 matches

BEIJING, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh ran their beach volleyball winning streak to 103 matches Tuesday with their second Olympic victory of the week in Beijing.
Superstar U.S. beach duo opens with win

Superstar U.S. beach duo opens with win

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- The indomitable American beach volleyball duo of Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor easily won their first match of the Beijing Olympics Sunday.

Bush visits Olympic beach volleyball

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush made a surprise visit to the Olympic beach volleyball venue in Beijing Saturday, trying his hand at the sport.
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Kerri Walsh
USA's Misty May-Treanor (R) and Kerri Walsh jubilate after beating China in the women's Beach Volleyball final in the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing on August 21, 2008. Defending champions Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh won the match 2-0, bagging their second Olympic beach volleyball gold. (UPI Photo/Stephen Shaver)
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Kerri Walsh in 2007.

Kerri Lee Walsh (born August 15, 1978) is an American professional beach volleyball player.

Walsh and teammate, Misty May-Treanor, were the gold medalists in beach volleyball at both the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics. They have been called "the greatest beach volleyball team of all time".

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Kerri Walsh."
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