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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • Locals in U.S. mix

    Six former UC Irvine men's volleyball standouts and two others with local ties are among the 21 players who will be considered for the 12-man roster of the U.S. team that will compete in the Pan American Cup tournament that begins Saturday and continues...
  • British cult classic 'The Wicker Man' to be released in theaters

    British cult classic 'The Wicker Man' to be released in theaters
    Robin Hardy's 1973  "The Wicker Man" was described by Cinefantastique as the "'Citizen Kane' of Horror Film." Total Film named it the sixth-greatest British film of all time. It was even included in the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony in a sequence that...
  • Golden honeymoon for Grevers

    Golden honeymoon for Grevers
    Matt Grevers’ honeymoon will seem forever like a golden anniversary. Grevers and his wife of four months, Annie Chandler Grevers, are using their trip to Barcelona for the World Swimming Championships as precursor to a European honeymoon postponed...
  • Fast start for Ledecky at swim worlds

    Fast start for Ledecky at swim worlds
    Katie Ledecky, on the verge of her junior year in high school, showed she also is on the verge of joining teammate Missy Franklin as a big star of world swimming as the binennial World Championships opened Sunday in Barcelona. Ledecky, 16, of Bethesda,...
  • 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 to play with Pavlik in Poland

    Ross to play with Pavlik in Poland
    April Ross, a former Newport Harbor standout, will team with Whitney Pavlik, a former UC Irvine star, to play in the Federation Internationale de Volleyball Beach Volleyball World Championships in Poland, Monday through July 7, according to an FIVB...
  • Gold medal boxer Marlen Esparza honored at Pasadena City Hall

    Gold medal boxer Marlen Esparza honored at Pasadena City Hall
    The London 2012 Olympics have come and gone. And while some won and some lost, some are coming home winners. Like local boxer, Marlene Esparza. Esparza is a Pasadena native and graduate of Pasadena High School. She won a bronze medal in women's boxing...
  • Tegenkamp to make marathon debut in Chicago

    Tegenkamp to make marathon debut in Chicago
    Two-time Olympian Matt Tegenkamp is to make his marathon debut at the Oct. 13 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Tegenkamp, 31, has been one of the leading track distance runners in the United States for seven seasons. The Wisconsin grad from Lee&...
  • Beach Volleyball: Ross linked to Walsh Jennings

    Multiple media outlets have reported that April Ross, a Newport Harbor High product who won a silver medal in beach volleyball at the 2012 Olympics in London, will partner with three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh-Jennings for most of the 2013...
  • 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius returns to the track [Video]

    Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympic athlete from South Africa known as the Blade Runner, was back on the track Thursday in a low-key workout for the first time since he was accused of killing his girlfriend in February. Pistorius will be arraigned in August...
  • Women's Water Polo: Warde steps up for Team USA

    LOS ALAMITOS — Danielle Warde did not follow the same path as many of her teammates on the U.S. senior women's national team. Growing up, Warde was known as a powerful and dynamic center at Edison High before graduating in 2010. But she was not...
  • Teel Time: Krzyzewski's re-enlistment positions Duke, USA for more championships

    Teel Time: Krzyzewski's re-enlistment positions Duke, USA for more championships
    Duke faithful used to worry that coaching the pros would lure Mike Krzyzewski away from the Blue Devils. The Celtics called, the Lakers called, and heaven knows who else. Never mind the notion that a college basketball lifer wouldn’t translate...