London 2012

VANCOUVER, BC - FEBRUARY 12: A snowboarder flies thru the Olympic Rings during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada.

Top 5 Opening Ceremonies At The Olympic Games

The Winter Olympics in Sochi start Friday. Check out the top 5 Opening Ceremonies ever.


Rings representing both the Olympics and the Industrial Revolution are lit and lifted during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

London Stages Spectacular Welcome For The World

The opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games has begun. The show is kicking off with a film about the River Thames, followed by a countdown and the release of four balloons carrying the five Olympic rings to the edge of space.


Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps (white cap) compete against each other in the championship final of the Men's 200 m Individual Medley during Day Six of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials at CenturyLink Center on June 30, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Phelps Edges Out Lochte Again At 200 IM Final At Olympic Trials

Michael Phelps 2, Ryan Lochte 1. In their most stirring duel of the U.S. Olympic trials, Phelps and Lochte went stroke for stroke in the 200-meter individual medley Saturday night, the world’s two greatest swimmers never more than inches apart.


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David Beckham Fails To Make Latest Cut Of Great Britain’s Olympic Team

David Beckham’s hope in playing the Olympics for England in front of his home crowd of London is now over. England skipper Stuart Pearce left out the star Galaxy midfielder after releasing a statement by his representatives.


EUGENE, OR - JUNE 23:  Bryan Clay reacts after getting disqualified in the men's decathlon 110 meter hurdles during Day Two of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 23, 2012 in Eugene, Oregon.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Glendora’s Decathlete Bryan Clay Misses Olympic Team

Reigning Olympic decathlon gold medalist from Glendora, Calif Bryan Clay won’t defend his title in London after he stumbled in the 110-meter hurdles and fouled on all three discuss throws at the U.S. track trials Saturday.