Published On: Feb 19 2014 11:45:22 AM CSTUpdated On: Feb 19 2014 12:52:41 PM CST
Meryl Davis and Charlie White may have helped Team USA cross off ice dancing with their gold medal at the 2014 Olympics, but there are still 12 Olympic sports (13 if you count the newly added sport of rugby sevens) in which the U.S. is seeking its first-ever gold.
Pairs figure skating
Newly added to the Olympics for the Rio Games is the sport of rugby sevens. So needless to say, the U.S. has also never won a gold medal in this sport either. On the other hand, they've dominated in golf, which is returning to the Olympics for the first time in 112 years. Golf was included at the 1900 and 1904 games, with the U.S. winning three of the four contested events in those two Olympics: the men's and women's events in Paris in 1900 and the men's team event in St. Louis in 1904.
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