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Remains of the London Olympic games
If you find yourself still pining for the Olympic Games, never fear! Now you can own a piece of the games. Literally.
London businesses tally up sales after Olympics
Now that the Games are over, small businesses in London are complaining of losses in their books.
The latest Olympic star: Kinesio tape
Olympic athletes helped increase sales of colorful therapeutic tape.
Brits think the Games have gone maybe, sort of, OK
London Olympics go smoothly despite trademark British glumness heading into them.
Usain Bolt worth more than just Olympic gold
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."
Medaling at the Olympics: The Index
The Financial Times has a cool Olympic feature, where they run a formula for how many medals countries should get -- based on things like historical performance, per capita GDP, and host-country advantage. Then they compare that against actual performance in the Games.
How much for this gold-winning Olympian?
One sports agent talks about what can bring an athlete big bucks -- and what won't.
Why countries specialize in certain sports
Over the weekend, Usain Bolt of Jamaica won the 100 m running race at the Olympic games. Jamaica and other island nations have become know for their sprinting power, in the same way that countries like Kenya are known for their strength in distance running.
For China, the Olympics are more than a game
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.
Despite online furor, NBC's Olympics ratings doing well
The network said today it's on track to break even on its Olympics coverage. NBC had expected to take a loss.