News about 'London Olympics 2012'

Aug 13, 2012

Olympic medal count: USA leads in final tally as London Olympics 2012 ends, China second, Britain third

Olympic medal count: USA leads in final tally as London Olympics 2012 ends, China second, Britain third
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Updated: August 13, 2012 2:10 p.m. Read Olympics closing ceremony: Spice Girls reunion closes London 2012 (Photo and Video) The United States (USA) led the final Olympic medal count, as shown the Top 20 table below, with the London Olympics 2012 having its last day on Sunday, August 12, 2012, after two weeks of sports […]


Aug 12, 2012

Olympics 2012 closing ceremony performances to include Spice Girls reunion, George Michael, among others

Olympics 2012 closing ceremony performances to include Spice Girls reunion, George Michael, among others
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Updated: August 13, 2012 2:10 p.m. Read Olympics closing ceremony: Spice Girls reunion closes London 2012 (Photo and Video) British pop group icon Spice Girls will be among the top performers during the Olympic closing ceremony on Sunday, August 12, 2012, while George Michael and Muse reportedly confirmed that they will also perform in that […]


Aug 12, 2012

Olympic medal count 2012: USA leads over China in London Olympics, Britain lands third

Olympic medal count 2012: USA leads over China in London Olympics, Britain lands third
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Updated: August 13, 2012 2:35 a.m. Read Olympic medal count: USA leads in final tally as London Olympics 2012 ends, China second, Britain third The United States of America (USA) continues to lead over China in the latest Olympic medal count, as of Saturday, August 11, 2012, or Day 15 (second to the last day) […]


Aug 8, 2012

Swimmer admits cheating, after winning gold medal in London Olympics 2012, but claims he is not alone

Cameron van der Burgh Christian Sprenger Olympics
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Cameron van der Burgh, a South African swimmer, admits cheating during the men’s 100m breaststroke swimming competition in the London Olympics 2012; but claimed that he is not the only swimmer who broke the rules, since there was no underwater video technology judging for that event. Cameron van der Burgh (left) being greeted by Christian […]


Aug 8, 2012

Worst Olympic dive: German diver Stephan Feck diving flat on his back goes viral (Video)

Worst Olympic dive: German diver Stephan Feck diving flat on his back goes viral (Video)
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The so-called “worst Olympic dive” was reportedly made by German diver Stephan Feck, who had a failed dive at the Aquatics Centre in London on Monday, August 6, 2012, as shown in the video below, and is now going viral. Stephan Feck diving fail “worst Olympic dive” Image Credit: NBC Olympics video According to the […]


Aug 7, 2012

Gabby Douglas fails in uneven bars at London Olympics, lands on last place

Gabby Douglas fails in uneven bars at London Olympics, lands on last place
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US gymnast Gabby Douglas failed in the women’s uneven bars final at London Olympics on Monday, August 6, 2012, and eventually landed on the eighth and last place; after making history earlier for being the first African-American gymnast to become the individual all-around champion in Olympic history. Gabby Douglas on uneven bars at London Olympics […]


Aug 5, 2012

Williams sisters Serena and Venus win gold medal at London Olympics Tennis Women’s Doubles

Williams sisters Serena and Venus win gold medal at London Olympics Tennis Women's Doubles
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Updated: January 23, 2013 10:35 p.m. Read Serena Williams out from 2013 Australian Open, loses from Sloane Stephens, destroys racket (Video) Serena Williams (left) and Venus Williams, after winning the gold medal at London 2012 Olympics Tennis Women’s Doubles Image Credit: Stefan Warmuth/Reuters Sisters Serena and Venus Williams of USA won their 3rd Olympic gold […]


Aug 5, 2012

Gabby Douglas on cereal box, immortalized by Kellogg’s Corn Flakes after winning Olympic gold medals (Photo)

Gabby Douglas cereal box Kelloggs
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Updated: August 7, 2012 1:00 a.m. Read Gabby Douglas fails in uneven bars at London Olympics, lands on last place US Women’s Gymnastics team member Gabby Douglas was immortalized by Kellogg’s Corn Flakes and placed a photo of her on their cereal box special edition, as shown below, after winning won gold medals in both […]


Aug 5, 2012

London 2012: Serena Williams wins Olympic gold medal, beats Maria Sharapova, completes Golden Slam

London 2012: Serena Williams wins Olympic gold medal, beats Maria Sharapova, completes Golden Slam
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Updated: August 5, 2012 10:20 p.m. Read Williams sisters Serena and Venus win gold medal at London Olympics Tennis Women’s Doubles Serena Williams won a gold medal on Saturday, August 4, 2012 in the London Olympics women’s tennis finals, after beating Maria Sharapova of Russia, 6-0, 6-1. She now has completed a career Golden Slam […]


Aug 4, 2012

Team USA Basketball 2012 wins vs Lithuania at the London Olympics Prelims

Team USA vs Lithuania result
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Team USA won their fourth straight basketball game against Lithuania, 99-94, on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at the Basketball Arena, Olympic Park, according to several London 2012 coverages. Team USA vs Lithuania result Image Credit: London 2012 website The Americans, composed of NBA players, survived a poor shooting game on Day 8 of the 2012 […]