London 2012 Olympics

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London Olympics 2012: Golden moment ends

- Associated Press


Claire Lomas lights the Paralympic flame cauldron in Trafalgar Square in London, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. Claire had a horse riding accident in 2007 leaving her paralysed from the chest down.  The London Paralympics begin on Wednesday Aug. 29.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Paralympics 2012: Cauldron lit in central London

- Associated Press


The Maracana stadium, built for the 2007 Pan American Games, is being upgraded for the 2014 World Soccer Cup and will need a costly renovation to host Olympic water polo and diving events. (Associated Press)

Olympics 2016: It’s time for Rio to get real

- Associated Press





Olympics 2012: Usain Bolt isn’t committing to Rio in 2016

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