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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • Emmys 2013: Complete list of winners and nominees

    Emmys 2013: Complete list of winners and nominees
    HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...
  • Go Away With ... Aly Raisman

    Go Away With ... Aly Raisman
    As the captain of the U.S. Women's Gymnastics team at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Aly Raisman led the squad -- dubbed the Fierce Five -- to its gold medal in the team competition. She also won an individual gold medal in the floor exercise, as well as a...
  • East London: Early winner in the Olympics

    One look at London's skyline and it's clear that the city is shifting east. Once a run-down wasteland, East London now glistens with gardens, greenery, and state-of-the-art construction. Skyscrapers punctuate the skyline while a tangle of new Tube lines...
  • South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius may face new charges

    Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee Olympic sprinter, may face additional charges when he is indicted Monday for the Valentine’s Day killing of his girlfriend, according to news reports. National Prosecuting Authority spokesman Medupe Simasiku...
  • In the water, Lochte shines brightly

    In the water, Lochte shines brightly
    Since the London Olympics, Ryan Lochte has seemed bent on proving he is not the brightest bulb in the chandelier. Take his reality TV show, “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?” (Please). This is what a Washington Post reviewer said about it:...
  • Jesse Owens transcends all races

     Jesse Owens transcends all races
    It is impossible to define Jesse Owens with mere numbers, for it would suggest that a life story so consequential could be told fully in quantifiable terms. Yet a number is at the genesis of this remembrance, so it would not be wrong to begin with a few...
  • BBC Spends $7.5 Million On Savile Scandal

    "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." Embattled BBC Trust Chairman Lord Patten used this quote from Charles Dickens to describe the pubcaster's annual report for 2012/13, which was unveiled on Tuesday. "The unparalleled success and...
  • Anae, Rulon on Team USA

    Goalkeeper Tumua Anae, a former Corona del Mar High standout, and attacker Kelly Rulon, a Newport Beach resident, are on the U.S. women's senior national team roster for the 2013 FINA World Championships that begin Sunday in Barcelona Spain. Anae and...
  • Mann, Hutten on U.S. team roster

    Center John Mann, a former Corona del Mar High standout, and defender Tim Hutten, a former UC Irvine All-American, are on the U.S. men's senior national team roster for the 2013 FINA World Championships that begin on Monday in Barcelona, Spain. Mann...
  • Mountain Biking cross-country nationals at Bear Creek

    Cycling fans in the Lehigh Valley are about to get a special treat over the next two weeks. SportsFest may be taking up the sports headlines in Allentown, but the cycling eyes of the nation for the next two weeks will be focused on western Lehigh County....
  • Beach Volleyball: Gibb, Ross bid for titles

    Costa Mesa resident Jake Gibb hopes to close out a dominant season on the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals tour, while Costa Mesa resident and Newport Harbor High product April Ross aims to strengthen a foothold on next season in the AVP Championships,...