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NBC Gets Flack For Olympics Opening Ceremony Coverage

Posted 07.28.2012 | Media

NBC seems to have miffed some members of the media and Olympics enthusiasts for airing the 2012 Opening Ceremony during prime time hours. Though N...

Olympic Fail: Bell Flies Off Handle Before Opening Ceremony

Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports

Whether it is the highly anticipated Opening Ceremony or the performances of all of the must-watch athletes, there is a lot to be excited about as the...

Thinking Past Day 17

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 09.27.2012 | Home

By Karen Cilento click here for the original article on ArchDaily Photograph courtesy AFP For 17 high intensity days, more than 10,000 athletes f...

WATCH: Awe-Inspiring Opening Ceremony Moments

Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports

The opening ceremony has been a part of the modern Olympics since the first games in 1896. For the host nation, it's an opportunity to show the world...

Olympics Photo Caption Contest: Badminton Training

Annemarie Dooling | Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports

As seen in this photo from AP photographer Saurabh Das, German Olympian Ingo Kindervater practices during a training session of the badminton competit...

Saudi Arabia's Olympic Paradox: Insulting Women, Islam and "Prostitutes"

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 09.26.2012 | World
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

I cannot celebrate Saudi's female Olympians who will compete while millions of their Saudi sisters back home watch, all the while being told that the women on tv are "prostitutes," and that they are exceptions to the rules that oppress the masses.

Should Junk Food Companies Be Sponsoring The Olympics?

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 09.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

How ironic! The global event that showcases the fittest people on the planet is bankrolled -- to the tune of about $4 billion -- by companies whose foods undermine our health.

Olympics! Olympics! 41 Overly Excited Fans

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.27.2012 | Comedy

There are fans, there are FANS then there are Olympic FAN-ATICS. The 2012 Summer Olympics are here and we can't wait to see who creeps out of the wood...

How Travelers Can Benefit From The Olympic Myth

Peter Greenberg | Posted 09.26.2012 | Travel
Peter Greenberg

When the Olympic Games conclude, the UK will be on sale for the rest of the year. No gold medals will be awarded for logic, common sense or pricing.

Enjoy The Olympics The Old Fashioned Way: Naked

Tom Mulhall | Posted 09.26.2012 | Travel
Tom Mulhall

"Not all the Greek Runners in the Original Olympics were totally naked. Some wore shoes."

PHOTOS: The Destination London's Opening Ceremony Will Recreate

Posted 07.28.2012 | Travel

Glastonbury Tor, the rocky outcropping rising from southwest England's Somerset Levels, is soaking up the international spotlight thanks to being the ...

Foursquare Reveals London's Hottest Non-Olympics Spots

Posted 07.28.2012 | Travel

Most eyes in London will be on today's sure-to-be-stunning opening ceremonies, but the city's most famous sights will also serve as highlights for vis...

What Happens When The Media Attacks An Olympian's Weight

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 07.27.2012 | Women

Most women (and men) probably have trouble hearing criticism of their bodies, but elite female athletes -- those competing at Olympic-qualifying level...

'Never Mind The Anabolics': UK Brewery's Olympics Beer Is Filled With Banned Ingredients

Posted 07.26.2012 | Home

Scottish brewery BrewDog has a special Olympics-inspired beer on the market, but athletes should think twice about drinking it. MarketingWeek write...

Jordan Schultz

10 Best Foreign Basketball Players To Watch At The Olympics | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

Team USA's star-studded roster, with LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony, is easily the most branded at the 2012 Olympics, but a bundle of e...

Olympic Rower Natalie Dell Is Not Ashamed To Be A Penn Stater

The Huffington Post | Anna Susman | Posted 07.26.2012 | College

USA rower, Olympian and Penn State University graduate Natalie Dell is not letting her alma mater's recent sex-scandal get her down. This past Tue...

Spain Stunned In Olympic Opener

Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

By Charlie Scott, Japan ran out shock a 1-0 winner over 10-man Spain in the Olympic Group D fixture at Hampden Park in Glasgow, courtesy o...

PHOTOS: Relive The Best Olympic Scrunchie Moments

Posted 07.27.2012 | Style

Let's be honest: while beach volleyball, soccer, basketball and dressage are fun, we all watch the Summer Olympics for the gymnastics. From the nail-b...

A Century Of Stunning Olympic Posters

Posted 07.26.2012 | Arts

Olympic posters do far more than provide visuals for the teams we root for. The images capture the entire world at a moment in time, showing the evolu...

Jordan Schultz

2012 Olympic Basketball: Who Can Beat Team USA? | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

While Kobe Bryant insists his 2012 squad would beat the original Dream Team from 1992, Team USA readies for the London Olympics with every expectation...

Jordan Schultz

Will Team USA Win Another Women's Basketball Gold? | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

The U.S. women's basketball team may not have the cache or following as Kobe, LeBron and the American men, but they too enter London as prohibitive fa...

Full London Olympics Schedule

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.12.2012 | Sports

At long last, the 2012 London Olympics have arrived. Here is your complete schedule of all events. While the men and women competing for gold meda...

Games That Will Never Make It To The Olympics

Lindsey Minerva | Posted 09.25.2012 | Impact
Lindsey Minerva

The Olympics utilize the best in facilities and technology, but many games for people in developing nations involve found objects, a heavy dose of creativity and ingenuity.

Team USA's Best Lineup And Only Vulnerability (Video)

Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.25.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

In this new video with Noah Coslov of CineSport, I break down why LeBron James will be playing power forward for Team USA and why that's a good thing for the Americans.

INFOGRAPHIC: The Mobile Hotel Booking Olympics

Posted 07.26.2012 | Travel

It's no surprise that travel companies are looking for Olympics tie-ins as the kick-off to the London games looms, but newly released data from smartp...