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  1. 2012 Olympics -- One of Bryshon Nellum's biggest supporters on ha...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Four years ago, few people believed Bryshon Nellum would become an Olympian, but one man who did followed him here and will see the runner carry the U.S. flag into Olympic Stadium at closing ceremonies.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
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  3. Brunch closes book on Olympics

    Jerry Greene

    We close the books on the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2010
  4. In effort to thwart protests, tix to contain personal information...

    China has ratcheted up surveillance and security in every phase of the Beijing Olympics -- even the tickets.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2008
  5. Asian Games conclude with China dominating gold-medal count

    The Asian Games wrapped up Saturday with China dominating the gold-medal count and North Korea stealing the limelight.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2014
  6. Bang in the Chubby: The Fight to Name the 2014 World Cup Ball

    Pete LOfficial

    Perhaps the least surprising surprise at the heart of the traditional "handover" segment of the 2012 London Olympics Closing Ceremony - its big reveal - was the presence of the ubiquitous, loved-worldwide or just merely tolerated figure of Brazilian ...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  7. Many African competitors stay behind in Britain; Weynay Ghebresil...

    Thousands of Olympians have returned to their homelands with the end of the London Games -- but more than a dozen African competitors have not.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2012
  8. London Olympics close with rocking ceremony

    With a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious Olympic Games on Sunday in a spectacular, technicolor pageant of landmarks, lightshows and lots of fun.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  9. Colombia prosecutor looking into payment to shaman for U-20 World...

    Colombia's top prosecutor is questioning why a shaman, or medicine man, was paid $2,000 to keep rain away from the closing ceremony of the Under-20 World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2012
  10. 2010 World Cup: Nelson Mandela appears at closing ceremony for Wo...

    Nelson Mandela waved to the crowd at Soccer City as South Africa bid farewell to the 2010 World Cup in emotional and joyous ceremony.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2010
  11. 2010 World Cup: Nelson Mandela appearance not ruled out for closi...

    South Africa's police commissioner has not ruled out an appearance by Nelson Mandela at the World Cup's closing ceremony.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2010
  12. 2010 World Cup: Nelson Mandela meets with South African team, wil...

    South Africa's ruling party says Nelson Mandela will attend the opening and closing matches of the World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2010
  13. Closing riffs include 'Whole Lotta Love' as Games look to London

    With a carnival-themed extravaganza, China concluded its debut as Olympic host Sunday after 16 days of near-flawless logistics and superlative athletic achievement -- coexisting awkwardly with the government's wariness of dissent and free speech.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2008
  14. Hamm is retiring after a 17-year career

    Retiring soccer star Mia Hamm was elected by her fellow U.S. athletes to carry the nation's flag in Sunday's closing Olympic ceremony.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2004