1. Fast 25: The 25 Speediest Athletes in the Olympics

    The Olympics are here again, and that means one thing: speed. And we mean human speed. Sure, you can have your rhythmic gymnastics or your dream teams or your table tennis...

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  2. The 10 Most Memorable Moments in Olympic Swimming History

    Swimming has been part of the modern Olympics since the 1896 Games in Athens. At those games, competitors had to brave the chilly waters of the Bay of Zea. Now, they compete in modern, heated pools...

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  3. London 2012: America's 25 Best Shots for Gold at the Olympics

    The United States always ranks near the top of the medal lists at the Olympics . This summer will be no exception. LeBron James and this year's Dream Team will almost certainly win gold...

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  4. The 10 Most Memorable Moments in Olympic Gymnastics History

    Nothing displays the drama of Olympic achievement like gymnastics. Young men and women and their families devote their lives to a grueling, exacting sport...

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  5. Gymnastics Olympic Trials 2012: Gabby Douglas Win Doesn't Topple Jordyn Wieber

    They both stood there waiting as NBC milked the moment. Gabrielle Douglas on one corner of the floor exercise, Jordyn Wieber at the head of the vault runway. One of these two young women would win the 2012 U...

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  6. US Olympic Gymnastics Team 2012: John Orozco, Danell Leyva Shake Up Stereotype

    John Orozco stood on the floor of HP Pavilion on Saturday, a microphone in his face and an adoring crowd of 10,516 listening in. At that moment, it hit the 19-year-old from Soundview in the Bronx how far he had come and where he was going next...

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  7. US Olympic Women's Gymnastics Team: Say Goodbye to Nastia Liukin on Sunday

    Nastia Liukin will not be going to the London 2012 Olympics as a competitor. That was made pretty clear on Friday night...

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  8. US Olympic Gymnastics Trials: Danell Leyva's Father/Coach Always by His Side

    The back of Yin Alvarez's dark blue polo shirt was covered with chalk hand prints, the hard evidence of the multiple hugs he had given out on Thursday at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials ...

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  9. US Olympic Gymnastics Trials Shine Light on Hidden Perils of the Sport

    It's not an easy sequence to watch. While warming up for the floor exercises at the Visa Championships on June 10, McKayla Maroney crashed onto the floor, suffering a concussion and a broken nose...

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  10. US Olympic Gymnastics Trials 2012: What You See Is Not What You Get

    As the 2012 United States Olympic Gymnastics Trials wrap up on Sunday evening, a committee will meet and decide this year's Olympic team. What's that? You thought the trials determined the Olympic team? Ha! Welcome to the wonderful world of gymnastics...

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  11. London 2012: 10 Things You Need to Know About US Gymnast Jordyn Wieber

    You'll be seeing a lot of Jordyn Wieber at this summer's Olympics in London. The 16-year-old gymnast from DeWitt, MI, is considered one of the favorites for the all-around gold ...

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