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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • U.S. Olympian Dunn has positive drug test

    U.S. Olympian Dunn has positive drug test
    Debbie Dunn, who made the 2012 U.S. Olympic team in the pool of runners for the 4 x 400-meter relay, tested positive for the likely presence of an anabolic steroid at the 2012 U.S. Olympic trials in Eugene, Ore. Dunn, 34, of Norfolk, Va., finished fourth...
  • Colleges: Spoils of title linger

    Off-season weight training began Monday for the UC Irvine men's volleyball team, which capped its 2012 season with the program's third national championship in three seasons. Scott Kevorken, a sophomore middle blocker in 2012, said it was different not...
  • Traveling In Style With British Airways

    Traveling In Style With British Airways
    There’s just 65 days until the 2012 Olympic Games in London.  However, that’s not the only big event going on across the pond.  The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee marks 60 years of The Queen’s reign and huge celebration will take place...
  • Young cyclists get help from pros

    London is no longer calling for local cyclists Andy Lakatosh and Kim Geist, but that hasn't stopped the two elite riders from bearing full speed ahead with their cycling careers. Lakatosh didn't make the U.S. Olympic long team back in December, and while...
  • Poll: Vote for your favorite in the All-England Coaster Olympics

    Poll: Vote for your favorite in the All-England Coaster Olympics
    In honor of the London 2012 Olympic Games, we decided to conduct an unscientific readers' poll to select the top roller coaster in the United Kingdom. Photos: 25 competitors in the All-England Roller Coaster Olympics Below you'll find an eclectic...
  • Remarkable Woman: Maggie Shea

    Remarkable Woman: Maggie Shea
    Maggie Shea can relate to the athletes who will give their all at the Olympics. The 23-year-old sailor and Wilmette native did the same during the Olympic trials in Europe, vying to represent the United States in the new Olympic event of women's match...
  • London rail workers threaten to strike during Olympic Games

    London rail workers threaten to strike during Olympic Games
    Honor, dedication and triumph. These are the words one would normally associate with the Olympics. If you ask any random Londoner on the street, you’ll hear something different: Fiasco! Disaster! Pain in the arse! The road to the 2012 Olympics...
  • Early adversity helps Bethel, HU grad McCorory reach Olympics

    Early adversity helps Bethel, HU grad McCorory reach Olympics
    HAMPTON — Francena McCorory has spent millions of seconds on the track. When the first-time Olympian was at Bethel High, she had to be coaxed into running her events by Bruins assistant track and field coach Cantrese Pierce. "It's less than 60...
  • Twitter, NBC partner for 2012 Olympics

    Twitter, NBC partner for 2012 Olympics
    Twitter will post tweets from 2012 Olympic athletes, their families, fans, and NBC television stars online in a new partnership with NBCUniversal. The tweets will appear on Twitter.com during the live event and will serve as a narrator timeline to the...
  • Michelle Obama heads to London for Olympic Games

    Michelle Obama heads to London for Olympic Games
    WASHINGTON--First lady Michelle Obama begins a four-day trip to London on Thursday to take in the 2012 Olympic Games, meet with Queen Elizabeth and inspire kids to get fit. The first lady is leading the presidential delegation to Friday’s Olympic...
  • McDonald's the only vendor to sell fries at the 2012 Summer Olympics

    McDonald's the only vendor to sell fries at the 2012 Summer Olympics
    Ever played monopoly at McDonalds? Who hasn't? Olympic goers will be living it this summer. That's right, McDonalds is the official fry guy for the 2012 summer Olympics in London. That means no other fries can be sold at the Olympics. Well, almost. The...
  • First lady to lead delegation to Olympics

    First lady to lead delegation to Olympics
    — First lady Michelle Obama will lead a presidential delegation to Friday's opening ceremony for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, and she plans to meet Queen Elizabeth, cheer on Team USA and inspire kids to get fit during a four-day trip....