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London Olympics 2012: Team USA Leading Medal Count, Looking To Pull Away Sunday

After several strong showings from the Team USA swimming team and a number of other sports, the Americans have finally pulled ahead of Team China in the medal standings with 54 total medals and 26 gold medals.

Here is a look at the top five medal count, in a wholesome 8-bit glory:

And here is a look at the major events coming on Sunday:

Selected Medal events:

  • GOLD: Gymnastics, Men's Floor, Women's Vault, Men's Pommel Horse (8:00 a.m.)
  • GOLD: Badminton, Men's Singles & Doubles (7:00 a.m. Broadcast: NBC Sports, 2:00 p.m.)
  • GOLD: Diving, Women's 3m Springboard (1:00 p.m.)
  • GOLD: Fencing, Men's Team Foil (12:00 p.m.)
  • BRONZE: Badminton, Men's Singles & Doubles (Broadcast: NBC Sports, 3:00 a.m.)
  • BRONZE: Tennis, Men's Singles, Women's Doubles and Mixed (6:00 a.m. Broadcast: NBC 8:00 a.m.; NBC Sports 11:15 a.m.)

Selected Key Events:

  • Basketball, China vs. United States (Broadcast: NBC, 10:30 a.m.)

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