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London 2012 celebrates diversity and inclusion with new pin badges

June 30th, 2010

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has announced that it will be issuing a series of pin badges to celebrate its six strands of diversity and inclusion and engage all communities to support London 2012.

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Photo of the week: Batman borrows ATM card from Bigfoot

June 30th, 2010

Bershawn Jackson is listed at 5-foot-8 – considerably undersized for a 400m hurdler – but no one has a larger debit card.

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Magnificent Seven: Events to watch at Pre Classic

June 30th, 2010

The Prefontaine Classic has traditionally been one of the best meets on the calendar. It's elevation to Diamond League status has deepened the event pools even more. Here are some of the can't miss events on Saturday.

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Five questions with Jonathan Horton

June 30th, 2010

Jonathan Horton leads his teammates to Tokyo this weekend for the Japan Cup. We asked the U.S. champ five questions and found out about his favorite city, his pre-meet routine, and his most embarrassing sports moment.

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Olympics promoting UN goal of equality for women

June 30th, 2010

The IOC will be pressing Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Brunei to send female athletes to the 2012 Games. Anita DeFrantz, head of the IOC's women and sports commission, said of 205 NOCs, they are the only ones that have never sent female athletes.

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Canadian speedskater breaks arm

June 30th, 2010

Olympic speedskating champion Christine Nesbitt is recovering from a fractured right arm after a car struck her while she was cycling home from a training session.

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London organizers ponder future of venues

June 30th, 2010

London 2012 organizers have been planning what to do with their Olympic venues ever since they launched their bid in 2005, but are still seeking long-term tenants.

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Tour de France contender: Frank Schleck

June 30th, 2010

Frank Schleck competed in two of the final three Tour de France tuneups and finished second and third in each. Both races took place in June, and each one featured talented fields. So if momentum means anything, Schleck is riding a wave of success to Saturday's opening prologue in Rotterdam.

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Volkswagen Group Rus launches a new web site

June 30th, 2010

General Partner of Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi in the Automobile Category, Volkswagen Group Rus has launched its own web site www.volkswagengrouprus.ru.

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Launch Of Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games Commemorative Coins At Olympic Superstore

June 29th, 2010

[Media Release] SYOGOC in collaboration with the MAS and Singapore Mint, today launched three Singapore 2010 coins to commemorate the inaugural YOG…

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