The United States men's basketball team has advanced to the semifinals at the London Olympics. LeBron James registered a triple-double with 11 points, 14 rebounds and 12 assists as the U.S. routed Australia 119-to-86 in the quarterfinals. Kobe Bryant led the Americans with 20 points in the win. Team USA will square off against Argentina in the semis on Friday. In track-&-field, American Allyson Felix is the gold medal winner in the women's 200-meters. Aries Merritt of the United States beat out American teammate Jason Richardson to win gold in the 110-meter hurdles. American Brittney Reese is the gold medal winner in women's long jump while teammate Janay Deloach won the bronze medal. Lashinda Demus of the U.S. is celebrating a silver medal in the women's 400-meter hurdles. Americans Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings are the three time gold medal winners in women's beach volleyball. The duo cruised to a straight set victory over fellow Americans Jenn Kessy and April Ross.
The U.S. women's soccer team is just a win away from its third straight Olympic championship. Team USA takes on Japan in today’s gold medal match at Wembley Stadium. It's a rematch of last year's World Cup final, won by Japan in a shootout. The United States has taken over the lead in the medal count standings at the London Olympics. The Americans have collected 81 medals through Wednesday's events. China is alone in second place with 77 medals. However, China does lead in gold medals with 36. The U.S. has 34.