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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • Judo officials reach accord with Saudis over Olympian's hijab

     
    Judo officials say they’ve reached an agreement with the Saudi Olympic committee to ensure that one of the first Saudi women to compete in the Olympics is able to stay in the games.The International Judo Federation said last week that Wodjan...
  • Some seats go empty at the London Olympics

     
    Embarrassed Olympics officials scrambled Monday to explain why hundreds of seats at various venues were empty during the opening days of the 2012 Games, even as members of the public complained about being shut out from acquiring tickets....
  • 2012 Summer Olympics: Women's gymnastics kicks off Sunday, July 29

     
    One of the marquee sports of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games kicked off Sunday, July 29 at 4:30 a.m. ET time -- women's gymnastics has its qualifying round throughout the day Sunday with five subdivisions taking their turns in the arena....
  • Ryan Lochte loses lead in men's 4x100 Free relay at 2012 Summer Olympics

     
    The U.S. swimming fans aren't used to seeing Ryan Lochte fade down the backstretch, but that's exactly what happened during the men's 4x100 m Freestyle relay....
  • 2012 Olympics: The games commence with 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch

     
    Benedict Cumberbatch opened the BBC's live coverage of the 2012 Olympics opening ceremonies with the best video no one in America saw....
  • Loudmouth Golf to outfit U.S. Olympic men's beach volleyball team

     
    Because Wednesday marks exactly 100 days out from the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics in London, we thought it appropriate to start looking at some of the fashion and style partnerships, deals and sponsorships set to unspool on the......
  • Katin provides dry-land duds for men's Olympic water polo team

     
    Katin USA, a 58-year-old Huntington Beach based surf brand, has signed on as the official supplier of lifestyle and workout wear for the guys on the USA Water Polo men's team, a deal that will include a June 2 public appearance by the athletes at Ron...
  • Dana Vollmer wins gold, sets new world record in 100m Butterfly at 2012 Summer Olympics

     
    Dana Vollmer brought the U.S. women's swimming its first gold medal of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games when she won the 100m Butterfly Sunday (July 29)....
  • Hope Solo and the USWNT are back in action

     
    Soccer News of the Week -   USWNT kick off Olympic run with a 4-2 win over France The United States women's soccer team started shaky but rallied for the win against France in their first Olympic Group Stage match. The ladies, who are looking for their...
  • London Olympics to kick off with Danny Boyle’s “Isles of Wonder” ceremony

     
    Welcoming the Olympics back to England with a nod to one of the most famous Brits in history — William Shakespeare — opening ceremony director Danny Boyle will be crafting an introduction called “Isles of Wonder,” inspired by a...
  • When does Michael Phelps swim?: 2012 Olympics preview

     
    Click here to visit the special 2012 Summer Olympics preview section, with athlete profiles, TV schedules, news and more. U.S. swimming sensation Michael Phelps qualified for eight events in the London Summer Games, but will drop the 200m freestyle event,...
  • It figures for Kim, Lysacek to take golden parachute

     
    Ten things I know, and you should: 1. I hope I'm wrong, but my gut feeling is 2010 Olympic figure skating singles champions Kim Yuna of South Korea and Evan Lysacek of the United States are done with competitive skating.......