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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • Carli Lloyd maintains focus amid star turn

    For years, intense meditation has been part of Carli Lloyd's soccer game, as important as all of her emphasis on fitness. Getting alone in a room, finding the moment, the big moment in a game, conjuring up scenarios that include the ball on her foot....
  • Exhibit explores range, imagination of Heatherwick design

    The imaginative and wide-ranging work of Britain's Heatherwick Studio may still be little-known in America, but a traveling exhibition aims to change that. "Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio" is now at the Cooper Hewitt,...
  • Hope Solo's World Cup: Strong in the goal, silent to the media

    Hope Solo's World Cup: Strong in the goal, silent to the media
    It's been a quiet Women's World Cup for Hope Solo. On the field, the U.S. goalkeeper has been called on to make just 11 saves in five games. And off the field, she's been all but inaudible, answering just three questions after giving up a goal in the...
  • If Boston stumbles in 2024 Olympics bid, L.A. could be asked to step in

    If Boston stumbles in 2024 Olympics bid, L.A. could be asked to step in
    Five months have passed since Boston defeated Los Angeles in a close race to represent the U.S. in bidding for the 2024 Summer Olympics. It has been a difficult stretch for organizers in the Massachusetts capital, who have faced persistent opposition...
  • US women's soccer brims with confidence ahead of semifinals

    US women's soccer brims with confidence ahead of semifinals
    Megan Rapinoe is so done with her exile to the spectators' seats at the Women's World Cup. Bring on Germany, said the U.S. midfielder, who had to sit out the 1-0 victory over China in the quarterfinals of soccer's biggest tournament. The confidence-...
  • Clermont hosts International Olympic Day at National Training Center

    CLERMONT — Lake County's largest city, whose slogan is "Choice of Champions," will bolster its reputation as a training ground for Olympians at an event today. Track star Gerald Phiri, who trains in Clermont and competed in the 2012 Olympics in...
  • Travelers Announces Celebrity Pro-Am Field; Includes UConn Coaches

    Travelers Announces Celebrity Pro-Am Field; Includes UConn Coaches
    The Travelers Championship announced the list of celebrity participants scheduled to play in Wednesday's annual pro-am. Here's the release from the event: HARTFORD, Conn., June 19, 2015 - The Travelers Championship announced today that top celebrities...
  • US saving its posturing for field, Colombia

    Never mind the infamous punch and the trash talk: The U.S. women's team says the only motivation it needs for defeating Colombia is the opportunity to move on at the Women's World Cup. When the teams met nearly three years ago in the London Olympics,...
  • A little offense is enough to get U.S. past Colombia at World Cup, 2-0

    A little offense is enough to get U.S. past Colombia at World Cup, 2-0
    Colombia wanted respect. The U.S. wanted a win. Both got what they were looking for Monday. The Americans survived their most important test so far in the women's World Cup to win, 2-0, on second-half goals from Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd. And...
  • Allez Paris: French capital launches bid for 2024 Olympics

    Declaring they have learned from their past mistakes and failures, French officials launched a bid Tuesday to bring the Olympics to Paris in 2024 — 100 years after the games were last held in the city. Paris became the fourth city to enter the 2024...
  • 2-time Olympic medalist Will Claye embarks on music career

    Will Claye already has an Olympic silver in the triple jump from the 2012 London Games. A bronze in the long jump, too. Next on his agenda? Gold, of course. Or maybe even platinum, should his upcoming record really take off. The 24-year-old from Phoenix...