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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • Tokyo to Host 2020 Summer Olympic Games

    Tokyo won the vote for 2020 Summer Olympic Games on Saturday, beating out two other finalists Istanbul and Madrid. The Japanese capital city previously held the Summer Olympics in 1964, while the 1998 Winter Games were in Nagano, Japan. Tokyo, which...
  • LIVE From the Creative Arts Emmys

    Nearly 80 awards are scheduled to be presented at the Creative Arts Emmys ceremony today at the Nokia Theatre, beginning shortly after 4 p.m Pacific. We'll be live-blogging the highlights, so keep coming back for updates. FXX will air an edited version...
  • South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius may face new charges

    Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee Olympic sprinter, may face additional charges when he is indicted Monday for the Valentine’s Day killing of his girlfriend, according to news reports. National Prosecuting Authority spokesman Medupe Simasiku...
  • Review: Muse soars once again at Wells Fargo in Philly

     
    This is almost certainly not the first time it’s been said (I probably even said it before), but I’ve got one word to describe the English rock band Muse. It soars. It did so again on Monday night at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, where...
  • Briefs: Ross, Pavlik, Americans continue to win in Poland

    Costa Mesa resident April Ross teamed with former UC Irvine standout Whitney Pavlik to remain unbeaten in three pool play matches on Wednesday at the Federation Internationale de Volleyball Beach Volleyball World Championships in Stare Jablonki, Poland....
  • Mikulak captures national title

    Sam Mikulak, a Corona del Mar High product and a two-time NCAA men's gymnastics champion at the University of Michigan, won the men's all-around title at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships that were completed Sunday in Hartford, Conn. Mikulak, 20, a...
  • Ross claims crown in Utah

    April Ross, a Costa Mesa resident and Newport Harbor High product, teamed with Jennifer Kessy to win the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals' Salt Lake City beach volleyball tournament on Sunday. The top-seeded duo of Ross and Kessy, silver medalists at...
  • Women's Volleyball Preview: UCI aiming at relevance

    Women's Volleyball Preview: UCI aiming at relevance
    Paula Weishoff is taking on double duty again this season, not only coaching the UC Irvine women's volleyball team, but also serving as the program's tour guide back to relevance. After a 22-8 campaign in her first season at the Anteaters' helm in 2009,...
  • Telemundo to air Mexico vs Guyana World Cup qualifier

     
    Deportes Telemundo will be airing live coverage of the Mexico vs Guyana FIFA World Cup qualifying match this Friday, Oct. 12, beginning at 8pm ET. The game will take place at the BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, and will be called by Andrés Cantor, with...
  • The year in wire pictures | 2012

     
    Near the end of the year the wire services send out their top photos of the year. From those we've chosen our favorites....
  • Los Angeles teacher wins $25,000 Milken award

     
    Jackie Bonilla, a teacher at Clover Avenue Elementary in Palms, has won a Milken Educator Award, an honor that includes a $25,000 prize....
  • ‘Trance’: Danny Boyle embraces dark side with heist thriller

     
    Anybody familiar with Danny Boyle’s movies (“Trainspotting,” “Shallow Grave,” “28 Days Later,” “Slumdog Millionaire”) knows he is fond of disturbing ......