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Aug 12, 2012

US Women’s Basketball Wins Gold in Final Game vs France at London 2012 Olympic

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Team USA Women’s Basketball 2012 Image Credit: London 2012 The US women’s basketball team won their fifth consecutive Olympic gold medal on Saturday night, August 11, 2012, according to several London 2012 coverages. Team USA defeated France, 86-50, in the London 2012 final game held at the North Greenwich Arena. The US women’s team used […]


Aug 9, 2012

USA Basketball 2012 Team wins vs Australia at London Olympics Quarterfinals

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Team USA basketball routed Australia, 119-86, in the men’s quarterfinals game of the 2012 London Olympics on Wednesday, August 8, 2012, held at the North Greenwich Arena. The Americans kept their clean record and will now play in the semifinal round. Kobe Bryant led the USA national basketball team in his breakout game at London […]


Aug 9, 2012

Oscar Pistorius Olympics 2012 relay chance denied after teammate fell, still to run after appeal won

Oscar Pistorius Olympics 2012 relay chance denied after teammate fell, still to run after appeal won
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Olympic 2012 amputee runner Oscar Pistorius lost his chance to run for the 4x400m relay race on Thursday, August 9, 2012, after this teammate fell. His team was not able to finish the race and eventually lost but immediately made an appeal, which was later approved within the day. Oscar Pistorius disappointed, after his Team […]


Aug 7, 2012

Team USA Basketball 2012 wins vs Argentina in London 2012 Prelims

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Team USA Basketball 2012 Image Credit: Facebook The USA National basketball team routed Argentina, 126-97, on Monday, August 6, 2012 at the Basketball Arena, Olympic Park, according to London 2012 coverages. After having another slow start, Team USA pulled away in the third quarter to earn the victory over the Argentinians. The Americans almost ended […]


Aug 6, 2012

Usain Bolt wins vs Yohan Blake in men’s 100m final, takes Olympic Gold medal

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Usain Bolt Image Credit: London 2012 Usain Bolt of Jamaica successfully defended his men’s 100m Olympic title at London 2012 on Sunday, August 5, 2012. Bolt won his second Olympic gold medal over another Jamaican, Yohan Blake, according to London 2012 coverages. The 25-year-old Bolt went out of the blocks in fifth but went on […]


Aug 5, 2012

Andy Murray wins first Olympic Gold Medal vs Roger Federer

Andy Murray
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Andy Murray Image Credit: Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters Andy Murray won over Roger Federer in the final of the tennis men’s singles at the London 2012 Olympics on Sunday, August 5, 2012 at Centre Court. The win gave Murray his first Olympic gold medal, according to London 2012 coverages. Playing for Great Britain, Murray won the men’s […]


Aug 5, 2012

Michael Phelps Olympic Gold Medal Count Reaches 18 at London 2012

Michael Phelps
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Michael Phelps claimed his 18th career Olympic gold medal at the London 2012 after the USA team won the 4 x 100m Medley Relay on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at the Aquatics Centre, according to London 2012 coverages. Michael Phelps Image Credit: London 2012 website Phelps will end his 12-year Olympic run with a total […]


Aug 5, 2012

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wins Olympic gold medal in women’s 100 meters

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica is still the fastest woman of the Olympics after she won the final of the women’s 100m dash on Saturday night, August 4, 2012, according to several London 2012 coverages. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce runs around the track after winning the women’s 100m sprint final. Image Credit: AFP /Ben Stansall Fraser-Pryce successfully defended […]


Aug 4, 2012

Amputee runner Oscar Pistorius wins London 2012 400-meter race as 2nd place, moves to semifinals

Amputee runner Oscar Pistorius wins London 2012 400-meter race as 2nd place, moves to semifinals
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Updated: August 9, 2012 10:15 p.m. Read Oscar Pistorius Olympics 2012 relay chance denied after teammate fell, still to run after appeal won Oscar Pistorius of South Africa, who makes history as the first amputee to compete on Olympic track, won the second place in the opening round of the London Olympics 400-meter race on […]


Jul 30, 2012

UFO sighting during London Olympics opening ceremony captured on TV, reports say (Video)

UFO sighting during London Olympics opening ceremony captured on TV, reports say (Video)
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A so-called UFO was allegedly spotted during the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony on Friday, July 27, 2012, as shown in the video below, which was captured live on British TV coverage of the event, with some observers saying that it was not a blimp or a drone. Alleged UFO sighting (below Sky News logo) […]