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The Olympic Flame is pictured as being carried by Indian Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan in London on July 26, 2012, one day before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games.  (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Olympic Torch Has Joyous Victory Lap Thru London

LONDON (AP) — The Olympic torch began a festive valedictory lap around London on Thursday, taking in some of the sun-drenched capital’s most famous landmarks on the second-to-last day of its trek across Britain. The […]

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A general view shows the track at the Olympic Stadium in London on May 2, 2012 at an event ahead of the BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championships, a London 2012 test event, part of the London Prepares Series.  AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK

Coe: London Won’t Be a ‘siege city’ for Olympics

LONDON (AP) — London should not be turned into a “city under siege” by the heavy security measures being put in place for the Olympics, London organizing chief Sebastian Coe said Wednesday. Coe spoke as […]


A general view of the Olympic Stadium during the National Lottery Olympic Park Run at Olympic Stadium on March 31, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

London 2012 Olympic Stadium Hosts 1st Public Event

LONDON (AP) — The first public event at London’s Olympic Stadium has allowed 5,000 runners to cross the finish line on the track for this year’s Summer Games. The winners of a nationwide ballot ran […]


A general view of the ArcelorMittal Orbit Sculpture and the Olympic Stadium on March 19, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

MLB Eyes London Olympic Stadium for Baseball Games

ROME (AP) — London’s Olympic Stadium is in the running to host a regular-season Major League Baseball game. American officials have been looking in Europe for years to find a facility with the right dimensions […]


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