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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • Mini Rocketman Concept Gets Even More British

     
    In commemoration of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, Mini has repackaged its Rocketman Concept, which was first seen at the 2011 Geneva International Motor Show, to give it even more British overtones. Additions include red, white and blue......
  • Fashion News: Venus Williams loses at Wimbledon, may win at fashion

     
    Venus Williams lost in first round at Wimbledon, but perhaps she can turn to fulltime fashion design if her game doesn't rebound this summer. Two designers reportedly departed "Project Runway" after emotional meltdowns. American Eagle Outfitters...
  • Former Florida State athlete headed to 2012 Olympic Games

     
    One former Florida State athlete earned a spot Sunday onto the United States' 2012 Summer Olympic track and field team, when she qualified at the U.S. track trials in Eugene, Ore. With a third-place finish in the pole vault competition at the U.S. Olympic...
  • Olympics 2012: Gear, garb and goods for the armchair athlete

     
    The Olympic-related merchandise available to the armchair athlete runs from $55 bucket hats by Ralph Lauren to $6,800 wristwatches by Omega. There are even reggae-flavored bikinis by Cedella Marley -- daughter of the late Bob Marley -- who designed the...
  • Venus Williams, playing Wimbledon this week, returns to fashion [Updated]

     
    Venus Williams is back in the fashion game relaunching her Eleven line, just as she struggles with her tennis game. She plays Wimbledon this week, unseeded for the first time since she made her debut at the All England Club in 1997....
  • Olympics update: Double-digit former ‘Noles to head to London

     
    Last weekend, former Florida State pole vaulter and Tallahassee resident Lacy Janson claimed her spot on the United State's track and field team for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. This weekend, she was joined by one other, and a host of other former...
  • 2012 Summer Olympics get a gorgeous BBC opening sequence

     
    While NBC surely has plenty of pomp and circumstance planned for the U.S. coverage of the 2012 London Summer Olympics, the BBC's recently released animated intro for its broadcast of the Games is nothing short of gorgeous....
  • London Olympic Odds And Ends — Swifter, Higher, Stronger, Stranger

     
    Official face value for tickets to London 2012 events ranges from 20.12 to 2,012 (about $31-$3,100). Tickets on secondary markets have been selling for as much as 20 times that. Iran filed a complaint to the IOC, claiming that the London 2012 logo was...
  • Wenlock & Mandeville: What’s all this then?

     
    [There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] Remember when Olympic mascots made sense, like Sam the Eagle from the 1984 Los Angeles Games? Over the past 20 years, the cute characters have devolved into...
  • 2012 Summer Olympics preview from “Channel Guide Magazine”

     
    Click here to visit the special 2012 Summer Olympics preview section, with athlete profiles, TV schedules, news and more. The Olympic cauldron burns bright in London July 27-Aug. 12, as the opening ceremony marks the beginning of the Summer Olympic Games....
  • 2012 Summer Olympics: Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Kyla Ross round out the women's gymnastics squad

     
    The last three U.S. women's gymnastics team spots went to Aly Raisman, who finished third at trials, Kyla Ross, who finished fifth, and McKayla Maroney, who finished sixth....
  • 2012 Summer Olympics women's gymnastics: Gabby Douglas tops Jordyn Wieber for the automatic spot

     
    At the 2012 Olympic trials, Gabby Douglas topped the favored Jordyn Wieber for the automatic bid on the U.S. women's gymnastics team....