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London businesses tally up sales after Olympics

Aug 14, 2012
Now that the Games are over, small businesses in London are complaining of losses in their books.
Posted In: London Olympics, tourism, London, Small Business

Brits think the Games have gone maybe, sort of, OK

Aug 10, 2012
London Olympics go smoothly despite trademark British glumness heading into them.
Posted In: London, London Olympics, Olympics 2012

Usain Bolt worth more than just Olympic gold

Aug 10, 2012
The Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won yet another Olympic gold medal last night in the 200 meter sprint. The 25-year-old has declared himself a "living legend."
Posted In: Usain Bolt, London Olympics, Running

For China, the Olympics are more than a game

Aug 2, 2012
China's government sees winning gold medals as a key affirmation of the country's worth. Athletes who don't come first can get a frosty reception.
Posted In: London Olympics, Olympics 2012, China

Dressage is not your average horse play

Jul 31, 2012
Mitt and Ann Romney are bringing new attention to the elite sport and sport of the elite -- by co-owning an Olympic horse.
Posted In: horses, dressage, Olympics 2012, London Olympics

How much is that Olympic medal worth?

Jul 31, 2012
The sports blog Deadspin cross-referenced current prices on precious metals exchanges with Olympic hardware.
Posted In: Olympics 2012, London Olympics

Clyde Drexler on the Dream Team, then and now

Jul 31, 2012
Clyde Drexler was part of the 1992 U.S.A. men's basketball Olympic team, dubbed the "Dream Team." He talks about how the atmosphere then differs from this year's.
Posted In: NBA, Olympics, London Olympics, basketball

London Olympics' brand exclusion zone rankles some

Jul 27, 2012
'Brand police' on the look out for ads near Olympic Park that aren't official sponsors.
Posted In: London Olympics, Olympics 2012, Olympics

Sponsors-only zone at London Olympic zone irks some

Jul 27, 2012
Only sponsoring companies may advertise within 1 kilometer of London’s Olympic Park. Strict policing of the restriction is angering some local firms.
Posted In: London Olympics, Olympics 2012

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