London 2012

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Gold-Medal Swimmer Admits To Illegal Move In 100m Breaststroke

South African gold medalist Cameron van der Burgh comes clean about cheating to win in the London Olympics.

08/08/2012

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US Men’s Rowing Team Turns Heads While Accepting Their Bronze

One member of the US Men’s Rowing team gave an eyeful while accepting the bronze medal yesterday.

08/07/2012

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British Man Sends Medals To Athletes Who Place 4th At The Olympics

David Mitchell, a bookstore owner in Derbyshire, England, has decided that Olympians should have something to show for placing fourth in their event in London this summer. There used to be 84 countries in the […]

08/03/2012

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Watch A 90-Year-Old Man Break A Pole Vaulting Record

Living to 90 is an accomplishment in itself, but Dr. William Bell, who is the father of former Olympic Silver medalist Earl Bell, did something that most of us would only be able to dream […]

08/03/2012

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Gabby Douglas Makes Olympic History In Gymnastics

Gabby Douglas, nicknamed “The Flying Squirrel,” takes gymnastic gold and makes history at the London Olympic Games.

08/03/2012

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South Korean Fencer Removed By Security After Refusing To Leave Floor

The Bleacher Report is reporting that South Korea’s Shin A-Lam and Germany’s Britta Heidemann faced each other Monday in woman’s fencing semi-final. The winner of the match would advance and get their chance to fight […]

08/01/2012

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Elton John Responsible For Muse’s Olympic Anthem

In the midst of recording 6th album, British arena rockers Muse received a phone call that would put them in front of an audience of billions. More than just part of an Olympic montage, Muse’s song “Survival” was chosen as the official theme of the London 2012 Olympics. But how and why was the anthemic song chosen? Two words: Elton John.

07/31/2012

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Paul McCartney Paid $1.57 For Olympics Performance

Sir Paul McCartney may be Britain’s highest-paid performer, but he earned nearly nothing for his performance at the Olympic Opening Ceremony in London last Friday.

07/31/2012

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Soundtracking the Olympics Opening Ceremony: Big Sales, McCartney & More

Like Great Britain itself, the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics this past weekend was full of musical variety. And for the first time ever, the ceremony’s soundtrack was available for purchase just minutes after it aired.

07/30/2012

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