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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • Olympics take ratings gold Sunday; ‘60 Minutes,’ ‘Big Brother’ are runners-up

     
    Michael Phelps with Olympic medal No. 22 Saturday. Photo credit: Toby Melville/Reuters THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED A SECOND TIME: The Summer Olympics were the most-watched program Sunday by a wide margin. Nationally, the London Games averaged 31.3...
  • Did Lolo Jones redeem herself in the 100m hurdles at the 2012 Summer Olympics?

     
    Four years after seemingly having a gold medal in her hands, only to stumble and finish off the podium, Lolo Jones was looking to redeem herself at the 2012 London Games in her signature 100m hurdle event....
  • Telemundo to broadcast “The Great Golden Soccer Final” – Mexico vs. Brazil men’s Olympic gold medal match

     
    This story was updated at 2:50pm CT on Aug. 9. This Saturday, Aug. 11, at 9am ET, Telemundo will broadcast the gold medal Olympic men's soccer match between Mexico and Brazil — what the network is calling a “dream final” since it is a...
  • 2012 London Olympics | Day 16

     
    Photo highlights from the 2012 Olympics, Day 16, the final day of the London Summer Games. More Photo Galleries Complete Olympic coverage...
  • British music legends join for Olympics closing ceremony

     
    For those of us suffering from Olympic burnout, take solace. The end is near. The 2012 London Summer Olympic Games come to a conclusion on Sunday, Aug. 12, at 7pm ET on NBC with the closing ceremony, titled “A Symphony of British Music.” Aside...
  • London 2012 | Summer Olympics closing ceremony

     
    The London Olympics drew to a close on a high note with a celebration of music and life. Framework brings you the energy, color, excitement and achievement at the culmination of the 2012 Summer Games. Enjoy. More Photo Galleries Complete Olympics...
  • 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....
  • Steinberg: What it takes to win at the Olympics

    The first week is in the books at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. These are the first Games which are using multiple platforms to deliver content. You can enjoy the Olympics on four different television networks and via live Internet stream which can...
  • Andy Murray Conquers Federer to Take Olympic Gold

    Andy Murray Conquers Federer to Take Olympic Gold
    LONDON -- Britain's Andy Murray gained revenge for his Wimbledon singles defeat to Roger Federer by demolishing the world No. 1 to claim Olympic gold for Team GB. The Scot brushed aside the 16-time Grand Slam winner from Switzerland in straight sets,...
  • How Facebook And Twitter Have Changed The Olympics

    How Facebook And Twitter Have Changed The Olympics
    Since the 2008 Olympic games in Bejing, Facebook and Twitter have seen a huge surge in popularity.  The 2012 London Olympic games are being dubbed the "Social Olympics" because Facebook and Twitter are changing the way fans and athletes interact during...
  • 'Oliver!' Playing at the Ivoryton Playhouse Through Sept. 8

    'Oliver!' Playing at the Ivoryton Playhouse Through Sept. 8
    Everyone's eyes are on London as the 2012 Summer Olympics are well underway. But London isn't as far away as it seems with the Ivoryton Playhouse's production of Lionel Bart's Oliver! This Tony Award-winning musical hits the Playhouse's stage through...
  • London Olympics: Algerian runner expelled for not trying has been reinstated

    London Olympics: Algerian runner expelled for not trying has been reinstated
    Taoufik Makhloufi, Algeria's star middle-distance runner, is back in the London Olympics after originally being expelled for not providing a "bona fide effort" in a preliminary heat of the 800 meters. Early reports indicated that the Algerian team forgot...