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6 AUSTRALIA
BRIAN CAZENEUVE
July 23, 2012
Story lines: Sprint swimming sensation James Magnussen (above), 20, a converted rugby player, makes waves along with IMer (and tabloid fave) Stephanie Rice; sailors and track cyclists eye multiple medals.
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July 23, 2012

6 Australia

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Story lines: Sprint swimming sensation James Magnussen (above), 20, a converted rugby player, makes waves along with IMer (and tabloid fave) Stephanie Rice; sailors and track cyclists eye multiple medals.

Don't miss: The world's No. 1 men's field hockey team (five straight medals), known as the Kookaburras.

Hot button: The women's basketball team has lost three straight Olympic finals to the U.S.

Outlook: Aussies aim for 50 medals but come up far short.

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