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London Olympics: USA men's 4 x 100m relay team wins silver medal, Jamaica sets world record (photo essay)

Justin Bolt heads Ryan Bailey in 2012 London Olympics: USA men's 4 x 100m relay team Silver medal, Jamaica Gold, sets world record (photo essay) |

from The Verge

Panasonic to deliver a record-breaking 12,000 TVs to London Olympics

Being a sponsor for this years London Olympic Games, Panasonic has unveiled a few statistics with regards displays they will be providing the 2012 games. Which includes 45 giant LED screens at 27 venues, 200 Pro Sound systems and a staggering HDTV sets.

from The Next Web

London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony Generated 9.66 Million Tweets

London Olympics opening ceremony sees 9.66m tweets, beats Beijing 2008 total in 24 hours


My jaw hit the floor the first time I saw this horse move, Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro. Gold medalists at London!


London 2012 Olympic medals designed by British artist David Watkins. The Olympic medals disk circular form is a metaphor for the world. The front of the medal always depicts the same imagery at the summer Games - the Greek Goddess of Sport - 'Nike' - stepping out of the depiction of the Parthenon and arriving in London.

from NY Daily News

Olympics 2012: Best photos from the London games