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  • The torch is seen at the Paralympics Games  opening ceremony in London on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.
  • The Paralympics Games are under way in London. The opening ceremonies began at Olympic Stadium with the arrival of the torch.
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  • The U.S. womens water polo team was honored by the city of Los Alamitos on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012.
  • The city where the U.S. women's water polo team trains paid tribute to the athletes who brought home the first gold medal.
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  • The U.S. womens water polo team was honored by the city of Los Alamitos on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012.
  • The city where the U.S. women's water polo team trains paid tribute to the athletes who brought home the first gold medal.
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  • Olympic star Allyson Felix visits the set of the ABC drama Scandal with her three gold medals on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012.
  • Allyson Felix brought her three gold medals to the set of the ABC drama 'Scandal,' the show she watched before her race.
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  • Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney (center) is seen in this photo from August 15, 2012.
  • Gymnast McKayla Maroney received a warm welcome home Wednesday after returning to L.A. with Olympic medals.
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  • Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney (center) is seen in this photo from August 15, 2012.
  • Gymnast McKayla Maroney received a warm welcome home Wednesday after returning to L.A. with Olympic medals.
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  • The U.S. men's basketball team beat out Spain 107-100, taking the gold just as they did in 2008.
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  • The heavily favored U.S. women's basketball team won a fifth straight gold medal with an 86-50 victory over France.
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  • Friends now foes: Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol will square off when the US and Spain play for the gold medal in Sunday's final.
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  • The U.S. women's soccer team won its third straight Olympic gold medal Thursday, beating Japan 2-1.
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  • Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won their third consecutive gold medal in Olympic beach volleyball on Wednesday.
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  • Both U.S. women's beach volleyball teams will go to the Olympics final match to compete for the gold medal.
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  • The U.S. women's soccer team is back in the Olympic gold medal match after a 4-3 victory over Canada in a semifinal game.
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  • Serena Williams and her big sister Venus won the women's doubles title at the Olympics on Sunday.
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  • Michael Phelps continued his domination in the pool as he wrapped up his Olympic career in London Saturday.
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  • The U.S. men's Olympic basketball team rewrote the record books with a 156-73 win over Nigeria Thursday night.
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  • It was another big day for the U.S. swim team, as Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky brought home golds.
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  • Nathan Adrian took out the Missile by a fingertip, while Rebecca Soni took down a world record in day 5 of the Olympics.
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  • A Los Angeles city councilwoman wants to block the live stream of the Olympics on city computers.
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  • A Southern California woman captured the country's second gold medal in this summer's Olympic games.
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  • Athletes who train with Olympian McKayla Maroney gather for a picture cheering her on in this photo from July 2012.
  • Young athletes at a gym in West L.A. cheered for one of their own at the women's team gymnastics final in London.
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  • Michael Phelps won his 15th gold medal during the 4x200 freestyle relay for an Olympic-record 19th career medal.
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  • For the first time in 100 years, Britain took home a medal in men's gymnastics at the Olympics on Monday.
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  • Olympian Kim Rhode trains in Redlands. Sunday, she set a record for Americans at the Summer Games.
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  • The London Olympics are underway, and featured an opening ceremony complete with James Bond and the queen herself.
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  • Ryan Lochte won United States' first gold of the London Olympics in the 400 IM while Michael Phelps took fourth.
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  • World champion Jordyn Wieber lost her chance at an all-around title after being edged out by her teammates Sunday.
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  • You don't have to miss your favorite late news because you're watching the Olympics. Watch Eyewitness News at midnight.
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  • The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will take place in London, United Kingdom, from July 27  until August 12, 2012.
  • See the Olympic medals won by the top 10 countries all the way back to 1896.
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  • The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will take place in London, United Kingdom, from July 27  until August 12, 2012.
  • Learn about the Olympic torch and follow it 8,000 miles across the UK on the Road to the 2012 London Olympics.
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  • The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will take place in London, United Kingdom, from July 27  until August 12, 2012.
  • Follow all the 2012 Olympic Medals with this daily medal tracker.
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  • The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will take place in London, United Kingdom, from July 27  until August 12, 2012.
  • A complete look at the Olympic Sports at the London 2012 Olympics. Events include basketball, swimming and more.
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  • The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will take place in London, United Kingdom, from July 27  until August 12, 2012.
  • Navigate an interactive map of the eight venues at Olympic Park for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.
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  • The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will take place in London, United Kingdom, from July 27  until August 12, 2012.
  • Oscar Pistorius, an inspiration. With no legs of his own, this Olympian runs on legs carbon composite. See how he does it.
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  • The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will take place in London, United Kingdom, from July 27  until August 12, 2012.
  • Take an interactive look at Olympic athletes' body types and who is best-suited for individual sports in the 2012 Olympics.
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  • The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will take place in London, United Kingdom, from July 27  until August 12, 2012.
  • Let the 2012 Olympians show you how they train, what they eat, how they focus and what music is on their iPod.
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  • The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will take place in London, United Kingdom, from July 27  until August 12, 2012.
  • Watch a video showing the basics and rules of the Olympic event of diving. Also see profiles of divers to watch out for.
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  • The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will take place in London, United Kingdom, from July 27  until August 12, 2012.
  • Watch a video showing how the Olympic event of gymnastics works and catch an interview with former Olympian Shannon Miller.
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