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London 2012

Serena Moving On

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 10.01.2012 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England -- Three times on a single point, Serena Williams hit a serve that clipped the net cord before plopping into the service box for a ...

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Len Berman | Posted 10.01.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Are you a numbers person? Then you'll like this. The Bahamas, Chile, Algeria, Georgia, Israel, Lithuania and Venezuela, just to name a few, have won fewer medals than Michael Phelps in the history of their Olympics participation.

NBC CEO: Network Will 'Break Even' On Olympics Coverage

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 10.01.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Viewer excitement about the Olympics is translating into gold for NBC: The broadcaster now expects to break even on the London Games...

Badminton Cheaters Disqualifed

AP | ROB HARRIS | Posted 10.01.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Eight female badminton doubles players were disqualified Wednesday from the London Olympics after trying to lose matches to receive a more f...

Phelps, Lochte Moving Toward Another Showdown

Posted 08.01.2012 | Sports

By Swimming World LONDON, England, August 1. HUNGARY's Laszlo Cseh led the way in the men's 200-meter IM qualifying heats at the 2012 London Olympi...

Backing Up! Lochte, Clary Advance

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 08.01.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Tyler Clary and Ryan Lochte of the U.S. qualified 1-2 in the 200-meter backstroke preliminaries at the London Olympics on Wednesday, positio...

Olympians Show Us How to Enjoy the Journey With Hard Work, Focus and Passion

Naveen Jain | Posted 09.30.2012 | Business
Naveen Jain

I believe that these athletes share a unique relationship with my 10 secrets to entrepreneurial success. I would like to call attention to four of them and draw in the lessons that these athletes will learn and endure in their own special ways over the coming days.

A Greco-Roman Wrestler's Olympic Promise

BSU at the Games | Conor Hockett | Posted 08.01.2012 | College

When Ben Provisor was a freshman on the wrestling team at Stevens Point High School in Wisconsin, goal cards were handed out to everyone during a prac...

NBC Sports Chairman Mark Lazarus Defends Network's Olympics Coverage

SportsBusiness Daily Global | Posted 09.30.2012 | Media

NBC Sports Chairman Mark Lazarus defended his network's decision to show some marquee Olympic sports, like swimming and gymnastics, on tape delay in N...

Where To Watch Live Olympics Coverage

AP | ANICK JESDANUN | Posted 09.30.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Soccer and balance beam gymnastics on the desktop. Swimming and badminton on the laptop. Boxing on the iPhone. Gymnasts' floor exerc...

CAPTION THIS: McKayla Maroney's Got Olympic Spirit

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.01.2012 | Women

"We've got spirit, how 'bout you?" is what we assume McKayla Maroney was saying to the Russian gymnasts in her head as the photo below was snapped. In...

Should Olympians Be Allowed To Tweet During The Games? (POLL)

Posted 07.31.2012 | Sports

Whether the 2012 Summer Olympics in London are cursed with poor sportsmanship or just more visibility, there have been quite a few instances of athlet...

South African Archer Comes Out At Olympics

Huffington Post | Kevin Burra | Posted 07.31.2012 | Gay Voices

Karen Hultzer, who is taking part in the London Olympics as an archer for South Africa, has made her first public statement regarding her sexuality to...

Olympics Fanatic Attempts 3,600-Mile Swim, Needs Rescuing

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.31.2012 | World

Olympic fever is hard to shake. For one British man, the enthusiasm was so strong that he attempted to swim from France to New York to bring the spiri...

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EXCLUSIVE: That UFO Was Our Blimp, Goodyear Tells HuffPost | Lee Speigel | Posted 07.31.2012 | Weird News

When a strange, milky-white object glided over the Olympics opening ceremony and was caught on video, there was chatter that this was the extraterrest...

One-Armed Olympic Table Tennis Player Only Just Getting Started

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.28.2014 | Good News

What's impressive about Natalia Partyka is not that she qualified for the Olympics for the second time running -- scores of athletes have returned for...

Why The Media Loves A Crying Gymnast

Jezebel | Posted 07.31.2012 | Women

American Jordyn Wieber is gymnastics' reigning World Champion and was a favorite to take home an all-around medal during the London Olympic games — ...

(VIDEO) YouTube Streaming London 2012 Olympics: It's a Global "Branding Moment"

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

SAN BRUNO, CA -- YouTube is streaming 3500 hours of 10 separate live channels of the London 2012 Olympics in the United States, via

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Len Berman | Posted 09.30.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Felipe Kitadai, the Brazilian bronze medal winner in judo was so excited about his medal that he carried it everywhere. Unfortunately he dropped it in the shower and broke it. At least he still has what remains, and he's requested a replacement.

U.S. Shooter Targets Olympics History

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 09.30.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Vincent Hancock nearly retired from competition a year ago, then decided to chase another Olympic gold medal. Smart move....

Youth Choir Inspires and Connects Worldwide Audience at 2012 Olympics (VIDEO)

Toan Lam | Posted 09.30.2012 | Impact
Toan Lam

Welcome to the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England! How appropriate that this year's Olympic theme is "Inspire a Generation" and that Go Inspire ...

Solution Found In Olympic Headscarf Controversy?

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 09.30.2012 | Sports

LONDON — A female judo fighter from Saudi Arabia will be allowed to compete in the Olympics wearing a form of headscarf after a compromise was r...

NBC Spoils Major Olympic Moment For Viewers

Posted 07.31.2012 | Media

NBC, the United States' official broadcaster of the 2012 London Olympics, experienced another tape delay-related snafu on Monday. NBC later apologized...

Olympics Photo Caption Contest: Water Polo Match

Posted 07.31.2012 | Sports

Peter Biros of Hungary defends against Montenegro's Mladan Janovic during a preliminary men's water polo match at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Tuesday ...

U.S. Swimmer Leads Prelims

Posted 07.31.2012 | Sports

By Swimming World LONDON, England, July 31. Team USA's Nathan Adrian, following up on a strong leg in the men's 400-meter freestyle relay, raced to...