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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • 2012 Summer Olympics: Ryan Lochte wins first Michael Phelps showdown in 400 IM

     
    The first Ryan Lochte-Michael Phelps showdown has taken place and Lochte has not only beaten Phelps, but earned the first gold medal for Team USA of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • St. Francis camp broadens to whole community

    St. Francis camp broadens to whole community
    LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE — As it continues to expand its reach, the St. Francis Summer Soccer Camp brought together the coaching minds behind three of the preeminent high school programs in the area when it convened last week. Crescenta Valley High...
  • Olympics: U.S. women win gold in London

    Olympics: U.S. women win gold in London
    The will to win carried the U.S. Olympic women's water polo team to a big victory Tuesday. And to an even bigger one Thursday . For the first time in its history, the U.S. women have captured Olympic gold in water polo. The team accomplished the feat by...
  • Michelle Obama Talks Healthcare, 'Kiss Cam' on Leno

    Michelle Obama Talks Healthcare, 'Kiss Cam' on Leno
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- First Lady Michelle Obama wrapped up her two-day fundraising swing through Los Angeles on Monday with her third appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." Leno gave Obama a chance to clear up what he called "this whole kiss cam...
  • London Bids Adieu With Musical Madness, U.S. Tops Table

    London Bids Adieu With Musical Madness, U.S. Tops Table
    LONDON (Reuters) - London bade a flamboyant and madcap farewell to the Olympic Games with a romp through British pop and fashion, bringing the curtain down on more than two weeks of action that ended with America topping the sporting world with 46 gold...
  • Sailing enthusiast helped make 1984 Olympic Games a success

    Sailing enthusiast helped make 1984 Olympic Games a success
    As the 2012 Olympics sailing events begin Sunday, one Newport Beach family will be remembering the accomplishments of their father. Ted Hinshaw was the 1984 Olympic Games yachting commissioner and organized the sailing events in Long Beach. Hinshaw...
  • 2012 Olympics: Oak Harbor's Marti Malloy wins bronze in judo

    2012 Olympics: Oak Harbor's Marti Malloy wins bronze in judo
    Athletes in the sport of judo say the toughest part of a tournament can be the bronze-medal match. After a grueling day of fighting, and losing in a semifinal, you must pick yourself up, brush off the disappointment and get ready to go again. Marti...