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How Much Are Olympic Medals Actually Worth?
Olympic athletes often train for years in the hopes of someday getting a medal. But while the 4,700 medals currently being doled out in London are priceless to the athletes who win them, the actual value of the raw materials may be less than you think.
Olympic Flame Dies, Has to be Lit Again
Don’t freak out people — it was planned! According to tradition, the flame has to burn inside its cauldron for the duration of the game, however it went out this Sunday, 11:14pm London time. The whole event was planned as a part of technicians needing to move the cauldron to a …
Summer Olympics = Rating Success [POLL]
The 2012 Summer Olympic Games opening ceremony was held this past Friday night in London and was seen by millions across the globe and was seen by some 40.7 million people here in the states on NBC which set a record for most viewers for an opening ceremony surpassing the previous record of 39.8 mil…
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 half…
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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