The Medal Stand: Michael Phelps is ready to go

A few links for Sunday ...

If you want to know more about Michael Phelps, read this story from The Baltimore Sun's Kevin Van Valkenburg. [Baltimore Sun]

A silver medalist at the Athens Games in '04, Rebecca Romero of England now looks to become a gold medal winning cyclist in Beijing. She's also made headlines by posing nude for an advertising campaign. [Telegraph]

The U.S. men's basketball team had no problems defeating Russia earlier this morning. [AP]

If you want to protest about something in Beijing you better get ready to fill out some paperwork. [AP]

U.S. men's gymnast Jonathan Horton has been busy this summer. He made the Olympic team and proposed to his girlfriend. [The Oklahoman]

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