5 Olympic things to know for Tuesday

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Posted: Jul 31, 2012 11:12 AM
5 Olympic things to know for Tuesday

LONDON (AP) — Here's what to watch for at the London Olympics on Tuesday:

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1. SWIMMING: Michael Phelps aims for a record-tying 18th Olympic medal in the 200 butterfly final.

2. GYMNASTICS: The U.S. women's team goes for gold, hoping to improve on the men's disappointing show a day earlier.

3. ROYAL SILVER: Zara Phillips, the queen's granddaughter, won a silver medal in equestrian eventing.

4. TWITTER STORM: A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of posting malicious Twitter messages directed at a British Olympic diver.

5. HEADSCARF: Agreement reached: Saudi Arabia's judo fighter will be able to compete wearing some form of headscarf, despite fears over personal safety.