London: Britain's royal rider could not keep Germany from winning their second consecutive Olympic gold medal in the equestrian team eventing on Tuesday, while Michael Phelps has a chance to show he still has the winning touch.
Princes William and Harry, and William's wife Kate were among those cheering Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter, Zara Phillips, as she competed in the show jumping course that is the third and final part of equestrian eventing.
Phillips knocked down a rail, as did team-mate Nicola Wilson, ending hopes of gold. Britain won the silver and New Zealand the bronze.
"Unfortunately we couldn't quite do it," the first-time Olympian said. "We can't be disappointed with a silver medal because it's an amazing thing to be here."...more
08:06 PM, Jul 31, 2012