New York Daily News:
U.S. women’s judo champ Kayla Harrison wore lucky socks that were a gift from her grandmother when she won Olympic gold.
British hockey player Laura Unsworth has banned a teammate from straightening her hair for fear it will cost them a medal.
Swimming legend Michael Phelps removes his headphones and swings his arms three times as he’s about to step on the starting block and race.
The Olympians in London are a competitive bunch who will stop at nothing to give themselves an edge over their rivals, and that includes superstitions and rituals.
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