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The London 2012 Summer Olympics will be held July 27 - August 12, 2012. More at NBCOlympics.com, Facebook.com/NBCOlympics and @NBCOlympics on Twitter.

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Not Done Yet: Michael Phelps Becomes the Most Decorated Olympian of All Time The U. swimmer wins two medals — gold and silver — on Tuesday night, giving him 19 Olympic medals, the most in history By SEAN GREGORY / LONDON Olympic Medals, Olympic Games, Michael Phelps Medals, Michael Phelps Olympics, Read To Self, 2012 Summer Olympics, Usa Olympics, Team Usa, Big Ben London

Michael Phelps coming out of retirement - OlympicTalk | NBC Sports

Phelps announced as headliner for meet next week, ending two-year break.

 blanks Russia for Paralympic sledge hockey gold medal (Photo: AP) Nbc Olympics, 2012 Summer Olympics, Winter Olympics, Sledge Hockey, Team Usa, First Nations, Ice Skating, Snowboarding, Repeat

U.S. blanks Russia for Paralympic sledge hockey gold medal - OlympicTalk | NBC Sports

U.S. becomes first nation to repeat as Paralympic sledge hockey champion.

One of the world's most inspirational sporting events is about to begin. Nbc Olympics, 2012 Summer Olympics, Nightly News, Events, Inspirational, Baseball Cards, Decorating, Games, Fitness

The Games Aren't Over Just Yet: Gearing Up for the Paralympics

One of the world's most inspirational sporting events is about to begin.

 Russia pokes fun at itself, stops Olympic ring from opening (Photo: Pawel Kopczynski / Reuters) 2002 Winter Olympics, Nbc Olympics, Olympic Venues, Go Usa, Winter Olympic Games, Olympic Athletes, Summer Winter

Flakeout! Russia pokes fun at itself, stops Olympic ring from opening

In a nod to the #SochiProblem heard ‘round the world, Russia gave a knowing wink to the audience in the form of a very shy snowflake during the Closing Ceremony.It was a reference to a glitch in the extravagant Opening Ceremony, when a display involving five snowflakes, which were meant to expand into five Olympic rings, failed to work correctly and only four opened. That stubborn snowflake prom

Oh no, Canada! Falls to rival in men’s hockey semis (Photo: Reuters) Nbc Olympics, Winter Olympics 2014, Go Usa, Olympic Games, Ice Skating, News Today, Snowboarding, Nhl, Snowboards

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Oh no, Canada! U.S. Falls to rival in men’s hockey semis (Photo: Reuters)

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Watch the women's hockey final in three minutes

The Dutch look to finish off a record-setting performance in Sochi on Friday with the men's and women's speed skating team pursuit. Nbc Olympics, 2012 Summer Olympics, Photojournalism, The Man, Dutch, Effort, Sports, Gold, Hs Sports

Team Effort: Dutch Speed Skaters Pursue Double Gold

The Dutch look to finish off a record-setting performance in Sochi on Friday with the men's and women's speed skating team pursuit.

[Danielle Scott of Australia makes a practice jump before qualifications for freestyle skiing ladies' aerials at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images. 2002 Winter Olympics, Nbc Olympics, Sports Pictures, Cool Pictures, Cool Photos, Olympic Venues, Freestyle Skiing, Winter Olympic Games

Images of Olympians taking flight will take your breath away

Who hasn't wondered what it feels like to fly — to just take off into space, feeling weightless and free? There's something so enchanting about the idea of being totally airborne. And though most of us will never get there, these photographs of Olympic skiers and snowboarders suspended in midair will leave you feeling peaceful, awestruck, and pretty jealous!Gravity's got nothing on Lydia Lassila

From left, the French teammates Jean-Frédéric Chapuis, Arnaud Bovolenta and Jonathan Midol finished in that order in the men’s ski cross Sochi Olympics final. Brady Leman of Canada, right, was fourth. 2002 Winter Olympics, Nbc Olympics, Winter Olympic Games, Winter Games, Olympic Venues, Freestyle Skiing, Olympic Athletes, France, History

Soaring to Victory: France Sweeps Ski Cross Final

France's Jean Frederic Chapuis, Arnaud Bovolenta and Jonathan Midol went gold, silver and bronze at Thursday's freestyle skiing cross finals.

From left, Magnus Hovdal Moan, Joergen Graabak, Magnus Krog and Haavard Klemetsen of Norway celebrating their victory in the Nordic Combined Team event. 2002 Winter Olympics, Nbc Olympics, Nordic Combined, Olympic Venues, Winter Olympic Games, Team Events, Olympic Athletes, Team Usa

Norwegian Skiers Slide Headfirst into Gold

Norway celebrated winning the Nordic Combined Men's Team large hill with a recreational activity of their own on Thursday.

Canada Proves Unbeatable, Makes Olympic History in Curling Final (Photo: Marko Djurica / Reuters) 2002 Winter Olympics, Nbc Olympics, Curling Game, Olympic Curling, Olympic Venues, Canadian Things, Jennifer Jones, Winter Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games

Canada Proves Unbeatable, Makes Olympic History in Curling Final

Canada completed the first undefeated women's Olympic curling tournament in history on Thursday by defeating Sweden and taking home the gold.

Ultimate Rematch: U. Vies for Gold Against Rival Canada (Photo: Harry How / Getty Images) Nbc Olympics, 2012 Summer Olympics, Ice Hockey, Canada, Gold, Women, Style, Swag, Stylus

Ultimate Rematch: U.S. Vies for Gold Against Rival Canada

The U.S matched up against Canada on Thursday for the Sochi 2014 ice hockey women's gold medal game.

Gold-Medal winner Adelina Sotnikova (Russia) reacts with her choreographer Irina Tagaeva, left, and her coach Elena Buyanova, right, in the "kiss and cry" area during the figure skating women's free skating program at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Nbc Olympics, 2012 Summer Olympics, Winter Olympics, Polina Edmunds, Adelina Sotnikova, Gracie Gold, Ashley Wagner, Gold Medal Winners, Shock And Awe

Shock and Awe: Skaters Perform Emotional Final

Russia's Adelina Sotnikova pulled through to win gold in the women's free skate figure skating finals on Thursday as the program was full of emotion.

Ukrainian Olympic Team Hopes to 'Raise Spirits' Back Home (Photo: Mark Humphrey / AP) Nbc Olympics, 2012 Summer Olympics, Olympic Team, Home Photo, Competition

Ukrainian Olympic Team Hopes to 'Raise Spirits' Back Home

They're trying to finish a competition devoted to peace and harmony while their country is being torn apart.

TODAY: Mikaela Shiffrin poised to be the next great women's ski racer Nbc Olympics, 2012 Summer Olympics, Mikaela Shiffrin, Great Women, Skiing, Ski

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TODAY: Mikaela Shiffrin poised to be the next great women's ski racer