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One hundred-year-old woman carries Olympic Torch

The Olympic torch was carried today in London by a special person. What makes her so special? Well, she's 100 years old. Diana Gould became the oldest torch bearer of the London Olympics.

Nine Olympic athletes banned for doping offenses

A total of nine athletes, including Olympic bronze medalist Nataliya Tobias, have tested positive for "sophisticated doping" offenses, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has confirmed.

Greek athlete tossed from Olympic team for offensive remarks

Greek athlete Voula Papachristou has been expelled from that nation's Olympic team for posting an offensive comment about African immigrants on Twitter, a team spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Michael Phelps claims to be ready for the Olympics

Gold Olympic medal winner Michael Phelps said he's ready for the competition in London.

David Beckham to have role in London Olympics opening ceremony

He's one of the poster boys of the London Olympics, which is being staged a few miles down the road from where he grew up, and soccer star David Beckham has confirmed to CNN he will have a role in Friday's glittering opening ceremony.

IOC says its winning the war against drug-using cheaters at 2012 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee believes it's winning the war against athletes who use illegal drugs.

Lucky Londoners get sneak peak at opening ceremony rehearsal

Fans got a preview of the opening ceremony for the London Olympics Monday.

Shreveport Olympian departs for London

Met by family and friends at his departure, Kendrick Farris, a weightlifting Olympian from Shreveport, left for the London games Thursday, July 19 in the afternoon from the Shreveport Regional Airport.

British weather posing Olympics challenge

It is the dismal weather Olympics organizers and spectators feared as Great Britain endures some of its wettest summer months for over a hundred years.

Members of US Olympic Basketball Team arrive in London

Members of the U.S. Olympic Basketball Team, including LA Lakers' Kobe Bryant, arrived in England today. Bryant arrived in Manchester ahead of the Olympics, which kick off in ten days.

Olympic Village opens to athletes

There are only ten days until the opening ceremonies in London, and today, the Olympic Village opened for tens of thousands of athletes.

Survey: Nearly 90 percent of people will partake in social media for the 2012 Olympics

A recent study by TechBargains.com showed that social media is expected to play a major role during the Summer 2012 London Olympics with 87 percent of people saying they will partake in social media or text friends about the Olympic events.

London to host Olympics a record three times

The London Olympics are almost here and the city of London is about to make history. It's about to be the first city to host the Olympics three times.

Fundraiser held for Olympian to send family to London

There's an old saying: "It takes a village to raise a child.' It's a saying that's never more true then when it comes to Olympic athletes, and never more true than for Olym

LSU Track & Field features 10 Olympians heading to London Games

As Sunday’s deadline for athletics entries to the 2012 Olympic Games is only days away, the LSU Track & Field program will be represented by 10 athletes in London this summer after the completion of team trials held in the United Stat