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Athletes, Fans Depart at Olympics End

Posted August 13th, 2012 at 4:40 pm (UTC-5)
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London said goodbye to thousands of athletes and visitors on Monday after more than two weeks of excitement surrounding the 30th Olympic Games. The city’s biggest airport, Heathrow, opened a special Olympic terminal with additional check-in desks to accommodate departing athletes and support staff. Competitors from countries as diverse as the United States and North […]

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Athletes, Fans Depart at Olympics End

Posted August 13th, 2012 at 8:10 am (UTC-5)
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London’s Heathrow Airport is grappling with its busiest days ever as thousands of athletes and fans return home at the end of the Olympic Games. Airport officials said 116,000 people are expected to leave from Heathrow on Monday, compared with 95,000 for an average day at the airport. British pop stars rocked out the closing […]

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USA Wins Most Olympic Overall Medals and Golds

Posted August 12th, 2012 at 11:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The last day of the 2012 Olympic games ended with America on top of the medal standings, winning 104 overall, including 46 gold. China’s finished second with 87 medals that included 38 gold. Britain finished third in the gold medal count, winning five more than Russia. Russia finished third in overall medals, while Britain landed […]

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USA Wins Most Olympic Overall Medals and Golds

Posted August 12th, 2012 at 9:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The last day of the 2012 Olympic games ended with America on top of the medal standings, winning 104 overall, including 46 gold. China’s finished second with 87 medals that included 38 gold. Britain finished third in the gold medal count, winning five more than Russia. Russia finished third in overall medals, while Britain landed […]

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USA Wins Most Olympic Overall Medals and Golds

Posted August 12th, 2012 at 5:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The last day of the 2012 Olympic games ended with America on top of the medal standings, winning 104 overall, including 46 gold. China’s finished second with 87 medals that included 38 gold. Britain finished third in the gold medal count, winning five more than Russia. Russia finished third in overall medals, while Britain landed […]

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USA Wins Most Olympic Overall Medals and Golds

Posted August 12th, 2012 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The last day of the 2012 Olympic games ended with America on top of the medal standings, winning 104 overall, including 46 gold. China’s finished second with 87 medals that included 38 gold. Russia finished third in overall medals, while Britain was in fourth. However, Britain won five more gold medals than Russia. The day’s […]

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Uganda’s Kiprotich Wins Marathon on Final Day of Olympics

Posted August 12th, 2012 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Uganda’s Stephen Kiprotich won a surprise gold medal in the men’s marathon Sunday, as the London 2012 Olympics neared its end. The race through the streets of London was expected to be a showdown between runners from Kenya and Ethiopia. But Kiprotich surged ahead at mile 23 to take a lead he never relinquished. His […]

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Uganda’s Kiprotich Wins Marathon on Final Day of Olympics

Posted August 12th, 2012 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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The final day of competition at the 2012 Olympics is under way, with Uganda’s Stephen Kiprotich winning a surprise gold medal in the men’s marathon. The race Sunday was expected to be a showdown between runners from Kenya and Ethiopia. But Kiprotich surged ahead at mile 23 to take a commanding lead. He finished with […]

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Uganda’s Kiprotich Wins Marathon on Final Day of Olympics

Posted August 12th, 2012 at 8:50 am (UTC-5)
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The final day of competition at the 2012 Olympics is under way, with Uganda’s Stephen Kiprotich winning a surprise gold medal in the men’s marathon. The race Sunday was expected to be a showdown between runners from Kenya and Ethiopia. But Kiprotich surged ahead at mile 23 to take a commanding lead. He finished with […]

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Ugandan Wins Olympic Men’s Marathon

Posted August 12th, 2012 at 8:30 am (UTC-5)
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Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda has won the 2012 Olympic men’s marathon in London. Kiprotich finished the course Sunday in two hours, eight minutes, and one second, 26 seconds ahead of runner-up Abel Kirui of Kenya. Kiprtoch surged ahead of Kirui and Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich at mile 23 to take a lead he never relinquished. […]

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