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2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 2 — France Upsets US Swimmers in 4×100 Relay

Upsets and world records ruled the day on Day 2 of competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Here’s a brief recap of Sunday’s action:

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2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 1 — Ryan Lochte Wins Gold; Michael Phelps Is Fourth

After yesterday’s Opening Ceremony, the 2012 Summer Olympics had its first full day of competition on Saturday.

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Top 10 Moments From the Olympics Opening Ceremony

Last night’s Olympics kicked off with a spectacular mix of pop and pageantry under the artistic direction of Oscar-winning filmmaker Danny Boyle. From an American perspective, the opening ceremony in London seemed comprised of the best partsof an Oscar telecast, a Macy’s parade and a Super Bowl halftime show. In short, it was courtly and dignified but also wild and funny, altogether both odd enough and impressive enough to arouse a lot of talk and Tweets this weekend. To help lead the discussion, we’ve compiled our top ten highlights from the big event.

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Keith Urban Attends 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony in London [VIDEOS]

Guess who had a front row seat – sort of- at last night’s (July 27) opening ceremonies at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London? Keith Urban, that’s who.

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Blind Archer Sets First World Record of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games

Thanks to South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun the first world record and the first moving human interest story of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London has come before the Games of the XXX Olympiad have even officially begun.

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10 Unforgettable Moments from the Olympics

The Summer Olympics begin this weekend in London. For more than a century, the modern Olympic games have provided a global stage for athletes to deliver unforgettable moments of competition, courage and compassion.

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Unbreakable Olympic Records

The London Olympic Games begin today with the world’s best athletes competing in 306 events. Here are some records that are not likely to be broken this year. Or maybe ever.

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Random Facts About the United States Olympic Team

The Olympics have already started…sort of. Here are some random facts about some of this year’s U.S. Olympic team.

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The 5 Most Bizarre Summer Olympics Disqualifications Ever

During its illustrious history, the Olympics has been a hotbed for controversy. It can be countries pulling out in some form of protest, the IOC banning athletes or competitors who will cause a storm of controversy.

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Do You Think the Olympic Mascots Are Weird? [VIDEO]

Excitement is building for the kick-off of the London Olympics this Friday but did you know the Olympics have an official mascot? This year in London they have two. Meet Wenlock and Mandeville - London 2012's Olympic and Paralympic mascots.

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The 10 Most Breathtaking Opening Ceremonies in Olympic History

As the athletes get ready for the London Olympics, organizers are also preparing their best theatrics for the opening ceremony.

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Former SCSU Wrestler’s Son Member of 2012 Olympic Team

We’ve discovered another local connection to the summer Olympics in London.

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