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Call Me Maybe – USA Swimming Style

I, as nearly all of the sport loving community in the USA have quickly fallen in love with NUMEROUS members of the the Team USA Swimming Team. If we’re not cheering for the competition between Michael Phelps and RyanLochte, or the awesomeness of Natalie Couglin, Rebecca Soni, and Allison Schmitt, then we’re following Missy “the Missle” Franklin (not sure if she’s going to …

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Kayla Harrison wins first judo gold for America

Harrison wins first judo gold for America (via AFP) Kayla Harrison made history by winning the first ever Olympic gold medal in judo for the United States as she claimed the women’s under-78kg title here on Thursday. The 2010 world champion beat shock finalist Gemma Gibbons of Great Britain by a pair of minimum yuko scores. Harrison, who had been …

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Royal silver for Team GB in eventing

Royal silver for Team GB in eventing (via AFP) Britain grabbed silver in the equestrian three-day eventing team competition on Tuesday, making Zara Phillips the first member of the British royal family to win an Olympic medal. Her mother Princess Anne, who was in the crowds watching, competed in the 1976 Games in equestrian eventing but came away… New Zealand, …

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Olympic Profile Update – Nick Delpopolo

Today, INFOtainment News profiled athlete, Nick Delpopolo competed in judo in the London Olympics.  Here are the results as reported by Jason Morris of the Jason Morris Judo Center. London, England – 2007 Burnt Hills High School graduate, Nick Delpopolo (23) from the Jason Morris Judo Center placed seventh in the 73kg division at the XXX Olympiad in London. This was …

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Top Tweets From London 2012 Olympics

London 2012 top tweets (via AFP) Top tweets at the Olympics on Monday: @judmoo “Russian team tennis kit. I’m thinking raspberry ripple. Hoping @TursunovTales will be wearing this v Deliciano tmrw. X” – Andy Murray’s mother Judy Murray, commenting on the Russians’ garish kit — and looking forward to continuing her crush on Spanish… marksman gagan narang, pair lucky oakley, …

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IOC Releases Social Media Guidelines For London 2012 Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has released a document entitled as the Social Media, Blogging and Internet Guidelines for participants and other accredited persons at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Very formal, very thorough, and somewhat groundbreaking for a governing body to be so specific about what is allowed and what is not allowed  in regards to speaking about the Olympic …

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A Virtual Visit to The London Olympics

London 2012 Olympics

A Virtual Visit to The London Olympics (via Tales Told From The Road) The 2012 Summer Olympics kicks off next Friday, July 27th. If you can’t afford a plane ticket to London, and won’t be near a TV set from then until the games end on Sunday, August 12th, you can still be a virtual visitor to the games, thanks …

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Team USA Olympic Profiles [a retrospective]

Over the last two months, we at INFOtainment News have brought you stories from athletes and sports that typically do not garner the attention grabbing headlines. Since we began, some of our athletes have risen in stature and awareness and thanks to social media, many of them have been able to correspond with you directly. Team USA has 530 athletes and …

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Getting Into The Olympics Spirit

London 2012 Olympics

As we get closer to the Opening Ceremonies for the London 2012 Olympic Games I thought we’d share with you some of the most talked about ads, both across television and the Social InterWeb. Listed in no particular order, because to me, they’re all equally great. But I’d still love to get your opinion on which of these ads is …

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