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2012 Summer Olympics

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  • The year in wire pictures | 2012

     
    Near the end of the year the wire services send out their top photos of the year. From those we've chosen our favorites....
  • Los Angeles teacher wins $25,000 Milken award

     
    Jackie Bonilla, a teacher at Clover Avenue Elementary in Palms, has won a Milken Educator Award, an honor that includes a $25,000 prize....
  • Gustavo Dudamel to perform at Olympics festival in June

    Gustavo Dudamel to perform at Olympics festival in June
    Gustavo Dudamel will make a few appearances this summer as part of the London 2012 Festival, the large-scale cultural celebration running parallel to the Olympic Games. Dudamel will perform with the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela at a June...
  • For 2012 Summer Olympics, designers are part of the team

     For 2012 Summer Olympics, designers are part of the team
    Sure, the London Olympics, barely a month away, will ultimately be about the feats of strength, speed and endurance of the participating athletes. But long before the first brow is beaded with sweat, the first real competition will take place the moment...
  • Gustavo Dudamel in talks to compose score for Simon Bolivar film

    Gustavo Dudamel in talks to compose score for Simon Bolivar film
    Conductor Gustavo Dudamel is expected to lend his musical talent to a new movie about the life of Simón Bolívar, which will star Edgar Ramirez as the South American political and military figure. The movie, titled "Libertador," is being directed by...
  • Poll: Vote for your favorite in the All-England Coaster Olympics

    Poll: Vote for your favorite in the All-England Coaster Olympics
    In honor of the London 2012 Olympic Games, we decided to conduct an unscientific readers' poll to select the top roller coaster in the United Kingdom. Photos: 25 competitors in the All-England Roller Coaster Olympics Below you'll find an eclectic...
  • London Olympic Stadium shortlisted for top architecture prize

    London Olympic Stadium shortlisted for top architecture prize
    The new stadium built for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London has made the shortlist for Britain's top architecture honor -- the Stirling Prize, from the Royal Institute of British Architects. The institute said on its website that the stadium...
  • Loudmouth Golf to outfit U.S. Olympic men's beach volleyball team

     
    Because Wednesday marks exactly 100 days out from the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics in London, we thought it appropriate to start looking at some of the fashion and style partnerships, deals and sponsorships set to unspool on the......
  • London's East End, an Olympics alternative

    London's East End, an Olympics alternative
    Never mind the sprints, relays and marathons coming to London this summer. Look at the competition now among the flower vendors of Columbia Road. "Who's got a fiver?" hollers one grizzled man with a fistful of roses. "Four for 2 quid!" bellows another....
  • It figures for Kim, Lysacek to take golden parachute

     
    Ten things I know, and you should: 1. I hope I'm wrong, but my gut feeling is 2010 Olympic figure skating singles champions Kim Yuna of South Korea and Evan Lysacek of the United States are done with competitive skating.......
  • With two years to run, Coe says London in 'killing zone' of its Olympic preparations race

     
    The London 2012 Olympic Stadium as it looked earlier this month. (Associated Press / Kirsty Wigglesworth) By Philip Hersh Tuesday marks two years to go to the July 27, 2012 opening of the London Summer Olympics. To the man running......