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2012 Achievements Reflect a Decade of Change

Jacques Rogge, quoted from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) homepage: "As we look back on the past year and ahead to 2013, it is...

The Olympics Have to Go to Africa, Says Coe

London 2012 chairman Sebastian Coe claims more major sports events must be taken around the world in order to improve the infrastructure and enhance...

Nike Scores With Ambush Products, Ads, PR

There is just one comment displayed this morning on Bloomberg’s “Alternate Olympic Medal Count,” which is a tally of the number of medals won...

Olympic Playmakers—Part II

“We try to be part of the ‘team’ of the Olympic Movement, conscious of things we can provide, of participation, of making sure we...

Footballer is Second Olympic Athlete to be Punished for Posting Racist Twitter Remarks

Switzerland footballer Michel Morganella has been stripped of his Olympic accreditation after posting a racist message on social networking site Twitter. Morganella posted the message,...

Olympic security is no joke

Upon arrival in the Olympic city, it rained. No surprise. The newspapers were full of stories about security concerns relating to the Summer Games,...

American Politics Invades London in Time for the Olympics

America’s Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the self-named savior of the Salt Lake 2002 Winter Olympics is taking the battle for the White House...

Who Should Anchor in London: Gatlin or Gay?

The United States should have an excellent 4x100-meter relay team at the 2012 London Olympics. Six of the athletes who competed in the finals...

U.S. Olympic Team Expects to Include More Women Than Men

For the first time in history, the U.S. Olympic Team will field more women than men in the Olympics. That news comes at the U.S....

Saudi Arabia to Allow Women to Compete at London Games

Saudi Arabian women will be permitted to compete in the Olympics at London 2012 for the first time after the Royal Family bowed to...
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