RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

2012 Summer Olympics

A collection of news and information related to 2012 Summer Olympics published by this site and its partners.

Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • Spice Girls musical to close early in London after lackluster run

    Spice Girls musical to close early in London after lackluster run
    Girl power didn't last long on stage: Producers announced Thursday the Spice Girls musical will close early in London after a lackluster six-month run. The final performance is June 29. “Viva Forever,” based on the hits by the 1990s...
  • Triple Crown thoroughbreds aren't running as fast

    Triple Crown thoroughbreds aren't running as fast
    As Orb charged to the wire at Churchill Downs last weekend, he established his clear superiority to the other 18 thoroughbreds on horse racing's biggest stage, the Kentucky Derby. But compared to Derby champions of the past, Orb's time is less...
  • Water Polo: Olympian Buckner relays his story

    Water Polo: Olympian Buckner relays his story
    COSTA MESA — One of the first questions Shea Buckner asked three dozen kids at the Costa Mesa Aquatics Center was if they had ever seen a professional water polo game. "Yeah, they played [one] here," one kid responded. "Yeah, I played in it,"...
  • Briefs: Dries on FINA roster

    USA Water Polo Women's Senior National Team Head Coach Adam Krikorian announced Wednesday the roster for the 2013 FINA World League Super Final. The 15 athletes include Annika Dries of Laguna Beach. Dries is among eight returners from the U.S. team...
  • Anae has six saves in U.S. win

    LOS ALAMITOS — Goalie Tumua Anae, a former Corona del Mar High standout, recorded six saves to help the U.S. women's water polo team defeat Canada, 11-7, in the Americans' first match since winning gold at the 2012 Olympics, during the first day...
  • Women's Water Polo: Warde steps up for Team USA

    LOS ALAMITOS — Danielle Warde did not follow the same path as many of her teammates on the U.S. senior women's national team. Growing up, Warde was known as a powerful and dynamic center at Edison High before graduating in 2010. But she was not...
  • Teel Time: Krzyzewski's re-enlistment positions Duke, USA for more championships

    Teel Time: Krzyzewski's re-enlistment positions Duke, USA for more championships
    Duke faithful used to worry that coaching the pros would lure Mike Krzyzewski away from the Blue Devils. The Celtics called, the Lakers called, and heaven knows who else. Never mind the notion that a college basketball lifer wouldn’t translate...
  • Gold medalist keeps raising the bar

    Gold medalist keeps raising the bar
    Gabrielle Douglas, 17, has been busy. With two Olympic gold medals from the 2012 London Games, and plans to compete in 2016, she just released her second book, "Raising the Bar" (Zonderkidz). (Her first was "Grace, Gold and Glory: My Leap of Faith.") We...
  • Briefs: Shoot-a-thon Thursday at HBHS

    The third annual Hoops of Hope Shoot-a-thon is Thursday at the Huntington Beach High gymnasium. The free-throw shooting event includes live music, food and a silent auction and raffle and runs from 3 to 7 p.m. All proceeds will help support the...
  • Comcast downplays Netflix talks, still adding broadband subscribers

    Comcast downplays Netflix talks, still adding broadband subscribers
    Comcast executives downplayed speculation that it was near a deal with Netflix to add the streaming service to its cable set-top boxes. On a conference call with analysts to discuss the cable and programming giant's third-quarter results, Comcast...
  • Bob Bowman returns to coaching after post-Olympic odyssey

    Bob Bowman returns to coaching after post-Olympic odyssey
    Bob Bowman gets to the question before it can even be raised. "You guys want to know if Michael's coming back," he says to a pair of visitors. Michael is Michael Phelps, the greatest swimmer of all time and Bowman's pupil from gawky adolescence....