With only a few days of Olympic competition left, the United States and China are neck-and-neck in the hunt for gold medals.
Powered by big wins in swimming, gymnastics and track and field, American athletes have hauled in 39 gold medals. The Chinese have 37 golds thanks to strong performances in diving, gymnastics, swimming, table tennis and weightlifting.
Overall, the Americans have won 90 medals while the Chinese have 80, according to the latest count on london2012.com, the London Games official website.
The closest competitor for gold is the home team, Britain, with 25 golds and 52 total medals. Russia has 12 golds and 56 medals overall.
There are plenty of medals still up for grabs. The final days of competition include: basketball, canoe sprint, wrestling, water polo, boxing, sailing, taekwondo, synchronized swimming and many other sports.
— Peter Prengaman in New York — Twitter http://twitter.com/peterprengaman
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