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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • A lens on the Olympics: First, find a good spot

     
    “Event journalism,” for the photographer is 90 percent production, 10 percent photography. Despite our desire to find that perfect angle or shooting position, we are often at the mercy of organizers and PR firms seem to consider us less than...
  • Olympics: Iran news renews flap about not facing Israeli athletes

     
    After an Iranian official said that Iranian athletes would play “every country” at the Olympics, it seemed the London Games would put a halt to Iranians boycotting games to avoid facing off against Israelis. But the question is up in the air...
  • Best of the Web

     
    A roundup of outstanding photography, video and multimedia from across the Web....
  • Venus Williams, playing Wimbledon this week, returns to fashion [Updated]

     
    Venus Williams is back in the fashion game relaunching her Eleven line, just as she struggles with her tennis game. She plays Wimbledon this week, unseeded for the first time since she made her debut at the All England Club in 1997....
  • Olympics 2012: Gear, garb and goods for the armchair athlete

     
    The Olympic-related merchandise available to the armchair athlete runs from $55 bucket hats by Ralph Lauren to $6,800 wristwatches by Omega. There are even reggae-flavored bikinis by Cedella Marley -- daughter of the late Bob Marley -- who designed the...
  • Fashion News: Venus Williams loses at Wimbledon, may win at fashion

     
    Venus Williams lost in first round at Wimbledon, but perhaps she can turn to fulltime fashion design if her game doesn't rebound this summer. Two designers reportedly departed "Project Runway" after emotional meltdowns. American Eagle Outfitters...
  • Change of seasons: Bogner outfits German team for Summer Olympics

     
    Bogner, which has outfitted the German Olympic team for the last 17 consecutive winter games, is making its summer Olympics debut by providing the athletes' opening ceremony outfits. The company, which was founded by ski champion and Olympic competitor...
  • Syrian diplomats being expelled across Europe, elsewhere

     
    Governments in Europe and elsewhere announced that they were expelling top Syrian diplomats in a coordinated response to last week's deaths of more than 100 people in a Syrian town....
  • ‘Trance’: Danny Boyle embraces dark side with heist thriller

     
    Anybody familiar with Danny Boyle’s movies (“Trainspotting,” “Shallow Grave,” “28 Days Later,” “Slumdog Millionaire”) knows he is fond of disturbing ......
  • Danny Boyle finds his inner feminist with heist film ‘Trance’

     
    Director Danny Boyle has directed some strong women in a number of memorable roles: Think of Freida Pinto in “Slumdog ......
  • Potter heads: Team USA Quidditch jerseys now on sale

     
    Just in time for the Olympics, Quiyk, the official provider to the International Quidditch Assn., has rolled out Team USA, Team UK, Team France and Team Australia jerseys for fans of the sport from the Harry Potter books....