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London 2012 Rhythmic Gymnastics Doodle Hits Google Homepage

London 2012 Rhythmic Gymnastics Doodle Hits Google Homepage

By Chris Crum August 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

The latest in Google’s series of Olympics-themed doodles celebrates rhythmic gymnastics. The previous three were interactive, playable games, but Google appears to have gotten back to the more traditional doodle style. Perhaps they just couldn’t figure out a way to …

Google Continues Olympics Doodles With Table Tennis Google Continues Olympics Doodles With Table Tennis

Google has been running doodles related to the Olympics on its homepage every day since the opening ceremony. Yesterday it was field hockey. The day before that it was gymnastics. The day before that it was fencing. And so on. …

The Olympics Go 8-Bit In Retro Video The Olympics Go 8-Bit In Retro Video

People are excited about the Olympics and for good reason. The event only happen once every four years so we tend to make a big deal out of it whenever it rolls around. The Olympics could stand to be a …

Twitter Apologizes For Olympic Snafu Twitter Apologizes For Olympic Snafu
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Twitter has found itself in a bit of a controversy the past few days. In short, they suspended the Twitter account of one Guy Adams, a reporter for The Independent who had been tweeting criticism of NBC’s coverage of the …

Google Doodle Celebrates Men's Rings Competition Google Doodle Celebrates Men's Rings Competition
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The Olympics are upon us and Google has seen fit to grace us yet again with another Google Doodle celebrating various events throughout the games. Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the Artistic Gymnastics competition, specifically the Men’s Rings category. Thanks to …

Official Olympic Song Penned By Muse Official Olympic Song Penned By Muse
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The band Muse has been chosen to provide the official song for the London 2012 Olympics. The very popular group were among those to carry the porch during its long tour of England. The song, called “Survival”, will play at …

Lochte and Phelps Prepare for London Olympics Lochte and Phelps Prepare for London Olympics

These days, mentioning Michael Phelps almost requires you to also bring up his counter-part, USA’s Ryan Lochte. Ever since 2011′s World Championship, when Lochte beat Phelps in the head to head races, the 200 freestyle and the 200 IM, Lochte …

Allyson Felix or Jenba Tarmoth - Who Will Make It? Allyson Felix or Jenba Tarmoth - Who Will Make It?

Coming into the the women’s 100 meter event at U.S. qualifying, there were three positions open on the team. The first three to finish that race would make the team. But after the race was run, there is still no …

Lolo Jones Gets a Spot on the Olympic Team Lolo Jones Gets a Spot on the Olympic Team
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Lolo Jones finished the women’s 100-meter hurdles at the U.S. Track & Field Trials in third place with a time of 12:86, qualifying her for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London. After placing seventh in the women’s 100-meter hurdles …

David Beckham Olympic Torch Sees Huge Auction Bids David Beckham Olympic Torch Sees Huge Auction Bids

The torch that was carried by David Beckham as part of the 2012 London Olympic Opening Ceremony is getting some huge bids at the official London Olympic Auction Site. According to The Daily Mail, The auction only went up last …

Facebook Launches "Explore London 2012" Hub Facebook Launches "Explore London 2012" Hub

If you’re a big fan of the Olympics and want to enhance your experience beyond simply watching the games on the tube, Facebook and the IOC are trying to make it easier for you. While various social media outlets are …

Online Olympic Viewership May Be Lower than Expected Online Olympic Viewership May Be Lower than Expected

This London 2012 Olympiad has been touted by the International Olympic Committee as being the first fully digital Olympiad. While that may be true that people have the ability to watch the games like never before, it seems that not …

Olympians Are Deceptively Using Twitter to Advertise Olympians Are Deceptively Using Twitter to Advertise

Olympic hopefuls in Britain are advertising on twitter without declaring they have sponsorship deals with the brands. These athletes have been tweeting about everything form new cars to nail varnish, in some instances being offered an excess of $1 million …

Tweet Away, Olympians, Says IOC Tweet Away, Olympians, Says IOC
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Although it’s a pretty well known fact that athletes and Twitter have had a messy relationship in the past, the International Olympic Committee has decided that social media buzz would be good for the 2012 Olympics. Not only will Olympics …