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Police blotter

This report covers a selection of incidents from Aug. 5 through Aug. 12 as recorded in the Stanford Department of Public Safety bulletin.   Sunday, Aug. 5   A bike was stolen near Old Union between 2 p.m. on Aug. 1 and 3 p.m. on Aug. 5.   Monday, Aug. 6   No incidents were…

Olympic update: Stanford athletes bring home 12 gold medals

Over the 19 days of competition at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, current Stanford athletes and alumni took 16 medals—equivalent to 17th in the world amongst participating country. Stanford finished third in the collegiate Olympic medal count behind USC and Cal, and tied USC for earning the most gold medals. Here are some Cardinal highlights of the last week of Olympic competition.

W. Tennis: Williams defends her Bank of the West Classic singles title

The Bank of the West Classic, the oldest women’s-only tournament in the world, kicked off the U.S. Open Series last week from July 9 to 15 on the Taube Family Tennis Stadium outdoor hardcourts. In addition to featuring tennis legends such as defending champion recent Wimbledon winner No. 4 Serena Williams and France’s No. 10 Marion Bartoli, the Classic gave wild-card berths to Stanford players Nicole Gibbs and Mallory Burdette.