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Great News For NBC

Posted 10.26.2012 | Media

NBC broke even on the 2012 London Olympics. Comcast, NBC Universal's owner, announced on Friday that the company broke even on the 2012 summer game...

London Olympics Medal Count Results

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 10.12.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Most medals, most gold medals. The U.S. got what it wanted from these Olympics. So did Britain, riding the wave of home-field advantag...


AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 10.11.2012 | Sports

LONDON — The names change, not the results. Just call the U.S. women's basketball team Olympic champion – again. The Americans won their ...

PHOTOS: Amazing Olympics Images From Aug. 8

Posted 08.08.2012 | Sports

Another day at the London Olympics brought with it another flood of memorable moments on the fields -- and courts -- of play and another set of captiv...

2012 Olympic Basketball: Team USA Survives Against Powerful Lithuanians

Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

LeBron and Kobe Bryant have made it clear that they believe their 2012 team would beat the 1992 Dream Team, but word to the wise: Get through this field before making any other declarations about the single greatest team ever assembled.

Aug. 3: 5 Events To Watch

Posted 08.03.2012 | Sports

As swimming prepares to cede the Olympics spotlight to track & field at the London Olympics, the schedule is jam-packed full of compelling events. Her...

4 U.S. Teams Atop Beach Volleyball Pools At London

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports

LONDON — The Americans wound up in opposite sides of the beach volleyball playoff brackets in a draw completed Thursday night – meaning th...

PHOTOS: The Best Beaches Near London

Islands | Posted 09.30.2012 | Travel

These may be the best spots for beach volleyball, but beach-goers would be wise to forego bikinis in favor of sweaters or some decent tweeds.

South Korea Wins Historic Gold Medal

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports

LONDON — The South Koreans stayed perfect in women's team archery Sunday, winning their seventh straight gold medal – every one since the ...

Colombia Forward Gives Wambach Black Eye

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.29.2012 | Sports

The U.S. women's soccer team walked away from its second match of the London Olympics with three more points (and six total) in the group stage and on...

London 2012: Year Of The Woman

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Claressa "T-Rex" Shields gives new meaning to the term girl power. The 17-year-old middleweight from Flint, Mich., is known for powerful co...

More Female Than Male Olympians? Thank a Feminist!

Martha Burk | Posted 09.24.2012 | Sports
Martha Burk

When our female athletes march into Olympic Stadium in London, they will be marching on the shoulders of feminists, male and female alike, who worked like hell against very long odds to make it happen.

WATCH: London Mayor Welcomes You To The Games (Sort Of)

Posted 07.24.2012 | Sports

Ready for the London Olympics? If not, this supercut of quotes from idiosyncratic London Mayor Boris Johnson will get you in the right frame of mind. ...

Can London Underground Handle Olympics?

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 09.23.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- London's extensive subway and train system is facing a major test with officials expecting up to 3 million more journeys a day during the Ol...

Obama Speaks With U.S. Basketball Team Before Exhibition

Posted 07.20.2012 | Sports

Before LeBron James rallied Team USA to a win over Brazil in its final Olympic tune-up in the United States, the reigning NBA Finals MVP and the team ...

Earn Points Pedaling to London Games 2012

Wendy Gordon | Posted 08.06.2012 | Green
Wendy Gordon

Keen on promoting the walking and cycling options the city has to offer, Transport for London teamed up with Recyclebank to launch re:route, an app that rewards Londoners for walking and cycling.

Bolt Breaks Up With Girlfriend To Focus On Olympics

Posted 07.16.2012 | Sports

Usain Bolt captured the world's attention at the 2008 Beijing Olympics by winning three gold medals and breaking the world record in the 100-meter rac...

London Olympics Security: 'Sonic Weapon' To Be Used

AP | Posted 05.12.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Britain's Defense Ministry says an acoustic device that can be used as a "sonic weapon" will be deployed during the London Olympics. The mi...

Former Olympic Champion Doubts Usain Bolt

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Sports

LONDON -- Former Olympic 400-meter champion Michael Johnson doubts Usain Bolt will be able to win four gold medals at the London Games. Bolt, who won...

Indian Women Use Boxing As A Ticket To A Middle-Class Life | SOMINI SENGUPTA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Boxing represents a new kind of freedom to the women who entered this steamy, old-fashioned ring on India's southern tip. ...

Political and Athletic Predictions for the 2012 London Olympics

Bill Katovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Katovsky

Political and Athletic Predictions for the 2012 London Olympics Soon, many of us will be experiencing post-Olympics withdrawal once the Birds Nest...