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Olympic Swimmer Makes Replica Gold Medal for Fallen Rival

When Hungarian swimmer Daniel Gyurta won the gold medal in the 200m breaststroke during the London Olympics it just didn’t feel right.

That’s because rival and good friend Dale Oen wasn’t there to compete against him.

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2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 7 — Michael Phelps Wins 17th Career Gold Medal In His Last Individual Race

US swimmers Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin added to their impressive medal collections on Friday at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Here’s a recap of the day’s action from the London Games:

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2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 6 — Michael Phelps beats Ryan Lochte in 200 IM; Gabby Douglas Wins All-Around Gold

The United States won six gold medals on Thursday to jump ahead of China in the overall medal count. Here’s Thursday’s Olympic Games’ recap:

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Should Olympic Medalists Have to Pay Taxes on Their Winnings? [POLL]

Olympics medals aren’t worth much, so it may surprise you to know that medalists also get stuck with a hefty tax bill.

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Michael Phelps Shatters Olympics Record with 19th Career Medal

Michael Phelps has managed to swim into history.

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Top 10 Moments From the Olympics Opening Ceremony

Last night’s Olympics kicked off with a spectacular mix of pop and pageantry under the artistic direction of Oscar-winning filmmaker Danny Boyle. From an American perspective, the opening ceremony in London seemed comprised of the best partsof an Oscar telecast, a Macy’s parade and a Super Bowl halftime show. In short, it was courtly and dignified but also wild and funny, altogether both odd enough and impressive enough to arouse a lot of talk and Tweets this weekend. To help lead the discussion, we’ve compiled our top ten highlights from the big event.

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Blind Archer Sets First World Record of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games

Thanks to South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun the first world record and the first moving human interest story of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London has come before the Games of the XXX Olympiad have even officially begun.

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10 Unforgettable Moments from the Olympics

The Summer Olympics begin this weekend in London. For more than a century, the modern Olympic games have provided a global stage for athletes to deliver unforgettable moments of competition, courage and compassion.

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13 Olympic Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

If you don’t have Olympic fever yet, fret not. We’re here to help with a list of our 10 favorite facts about the games that you never knew.

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The 10 Most Breathtaking Opening Ceremonies in Olympic History

As the athletes get ready for the London Olympics, organizers are also preparing their best theatrics for the opening ceremony.

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