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IOC Releases Social Media Guidelines For London 2012 Games

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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

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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]

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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

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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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Alex Morgan’s Tattoo

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I’ve been asked a few times lately about one of our most globally known athletes, Alex Morgan. I have NO problem talking about Alex, so keep the questions coming…but all everyone seems to be asking is “what does her tattoo mean”? So, I felt it my editorial duty to explain. The tattoo is of the word “thirteen” From Alex’s profile …

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US team gets high-tech help to reach London

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US team gets high-tech help to reach London (via AFP) Advances in technology will allow US athletes to have their coaches examine their pre-Olympic workouts even if those coaches cannot make the trip to England for the Games next month. And the day might soon be here where coaches can download video of an athlete’s Olympic leap or throw into …

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Nike Helps Us Celebrate Women [Title IX]

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Title IX is a portion of the Education Amendments of 1972, Public Law No. 92-318, 86 Stat. 235 (June 23, 1972), codified at 20 U.S.C. sections 1681 through 1688, U.S. legislation also identified by the name of its principal author as the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act. It states (in part) that No person in the United …

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