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2012 Summer Olympics

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  • 2012 Summer Olympics: Pregnant shooter takes aim at history books

     
    "I will talk to the baby before I compete," explains 8-months-pregnant athlete Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi. "[I'll say] no kicking, stay calm for one hour and 15 minutes only please."...
  • 2012 Summer Olympics: Kevin Love tweets photo of Dream Team on plane

     
    "Is Coach flying coach?" asked one Twitter follower who observed that Olympics coach Mike Krzyzewski was relegated to a cramped-leg cabin behind his players....
  • London 2012 | Summer Olympics opening ceremony

     
    The opening ceremony for the 2012 London Olympics was held Friday. Here's a look at some of the pageantry....
  • Bolt and track losers in the sport's Gong Show

    Bolt and track losers in the sport's Gong Show
    If you asked fans at any NFL pre-season game or major league baseball game this weekend to name one track and field star, chances are that nearly everyone who answered would have said, "Usain Bolt" or "that fast Jamaican guy." With his flashy speed and...
  • 'Sir Paul is in there training'

    'Sir Paul is in there training'
    LONDON - I was doing a reconnaissance walk of the Olympic Park Tuesday afternoon, and when I reached the Olympic Stadium, an iconic song was coming from the loudspeakers. “Must be recorded,” I thought out loud, listening to “Hey Jude.&...
  • Daily News Briefs: May 21, 2012

     
    After saying it would cease buying ads on Facebook, GM dropped a bigger advertising bombshell Friday when it announced it will not participate in next year's Super Bowl advertising, according to Bloomberg. Joel Ewanick (pictured), GM's chief marketing...
  • Syrian diplomats being expelled across Europe, elsewhere

     
    Governments in Europe and elsewhere announced that they were expelling top Syrian diplomats in a coordinated response to last week's deaths of more than 100 people in a Syrian town....
  • A moment spent on running's hallowed ground

    A moment spent on running's hallowed ground
    OXFORD, England – At the London Diamond League track meet July 13, ten of the 11 finishers in the men’s mile run broke four minutes. The only rare thing now about that time is how few chances elite international athletes get to run the...
  • 2012 Summer Olympics: 150,000 condoms on hand in Olympic Village

     
    It turns out that Olympians have a LOT of down time. In fact, so much down time that organizers of the Summer 2012 games in London have stocked the Athletes' Village with 150,000 condoms....
  • 2012 Summer Olympics: Lolo Jones gives back and keeps Olympics in perspective

     
    "When you give, it humbles you. It makes you think outside the box, it really opens you up," Lolo Jones explained. "The happiest moments in my life are when I'm able to give back."...
  • 2012 Summer Olympics: Olympians get their good luck charms - and sports bras - ready for London

     
    "I have a lucky blue sports bra," says cyclist Evelyn Stevens. " I did a few early races with it and started winning. Of course, it wasn't the training or my ability, it was the blue lucky sports bra."...
  • 2012 Summer Olympics: Torch arrives at Buckingham Palace as Prince William and Kate look on

     
    On Thursday, the symbol of the world's greatest competition reached Buckingham Palace and was welcomed by Prince William, his wife Kate and brother Prince Harry....