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UK knew of Olympic security manpower problems last month – USA TODAY

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USA TODAY
UK knew of Olympic security manpower problems last month
USA TODAY
LONDON (AP) – In a one-two punch to hopes for a smooth Olympics, Britain had to put 1200 extra troops on standby Thursday due to a shortage of security guards and U.K. border agents decided to strike the day before the games begin. A soldier has his
UK knew of Olympic manpower problems last monthFox News
Lawmakers slam Olympic planners after G4S debacleMiamiHerald.com
London 2012 Olympics: Sebastian Coe and Paul Deighton called to explain Telegraph.co.uk
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Originally posted. July 19, 2012

UK knew of Olympic security manpower problems last month – USA TODAY

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USA TODAY
UK knew of Olympic security manpower problems last month
USA TODAY
LONDON (AP) – In a one-two punch to hopes for a smooth Olympics, Britain had to put 1200 extra troops on standby Thursday due to a shortage of security guards and U.K. border agents decided to strike the day before the games begin. A soldier has his
UK knew of Olympic manpower problems last monthFox News
Lawmakers slam Olympic planners after G4S debacleMiamiHerald.com
London 2012 Olympics: Sebastian Coe and Paul Deighton called to explain Telegraph.co.uk
Newsday
all 4,209 news articles »

Originally posted. July 19, 2012

Olympic flame to make dramatic London entrance

The Olympic flame makes a dramatic arrival in London on Friday to tour the capital before it plays a starring role in the opening ceremony in one week's time.

Originally posted. July 20, 2012

Olympic flame to make dramatic London entrance

The Olympic flame makes a dramatic arrival in London on Friday to tour the capital before it plays a starring role in the opening ceremony in one week's time.

Originally posted. July 20, 2012

Dream may be over soon for the NBA-Olympic partnership – Chicago Tribune

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Bleacher Report
Dream may be over soon for the NBA-Olympic partnership
Chicago Tribune
LAS VEGAS – It was a peculiar time for David Stern to open such a dialogue, but the time and place signified his seriousness. This might be it for the Dream Team concept in the Olympics. The.
2012 Summer Olympic Games Preview – BasketballFox News
London 2012: Toughest Competition for the U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball TeamBleacher Report
Meet the 2012 Olympic Basketball TeamThe Root

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Originally posted. July 10, 2012

Dream may be over soon for the NBA-Olympic partnership – Chicago Tribune

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Bleacher Report
Dream may be over soon for the NBA-Olympic partnership
Chicago Tribune
LAS VEGAS – It was a peculiar time for David Stern to open such a dialogue, but the time and place signified his seriousness. This might be it for the Dream Team concept in the Olympics. The.
2012 Summer Olympic Games Preview – BasketballFox News
London 2012: Toughest Competition for the U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball TeamBleacher Report
Meet the 2012 Olympic Basketball TeamThe Root

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Originally posted. July 10, 2012

Romney backs Olympics moment of silence to honor Munich victims – Reuters

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Romney backs Olympics moment of silence to honor Munich victims
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney, about to visit the London Olympics and Israel, said for the first time on Monday that he supports an official minute of silence at Friday's opening ceremony for the Games to honor Israeli
IOC President Jacques Rogge Pays Tribute To Israelis Killed In 1972 Munich Huffington Post
IOC President Jacques Rogge honors IsraelisESPN
IOC president honors Israel with minute of silenceSI.com
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Originally posted. July 23, 2012

Romney backs Olympics moment of silence to honor Munich victims – Reuters

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Examiner.com
Romney backs Olympics moment of silence to honor Munich victims
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney, about to visit the London Olympics and Israel, said for the first time on Monday that he supports an official minute of silence at Friday's opening ceremony for the Games to honor Israeli
IOC President Jacques Rogge Pays Tribute To Israelis Killed In 1972 Munich Huffington Post
IOC President Jacques Rogge honors IsraelisESPN
IOC president honors Israel with minute of silenceSI.com
Examiner.com
all 1,518 news articles »

Originally posted. July 23, 2012

London Summer Olympics Already Showing Signs of Trouble: Fan's Take

As someone who lived in Atlanta during the 1996 Summer Olympics, I am pretty aware of the enormous task that the 2012 London Summer Olympics organizers are facing. Reports have been surfacing this week of a variety of problems that may bode for more problems in the coming days. No one wants to see a poorly run Olympics, but has London bit off more than they can chew?

Originally posted. July 18, 2012

London Summer Olympics Already Showing Signs of Trouble: Fan's Take

As someone who lived in Atlanta during the 1996 Summer Olympics, I am pretty aware of the enormous task that the 2012 London Summer Olympics organizers are facing. Reports have been surfacing this week of a variety of problems that may bode for more problems in the coming days. No one wants to see a poorly run Olympics, but has London bit off more than they can chew?

Originally posted. July 18, 2012