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Quick-glance guide to every Michigan-affiliated athlete competing in 2012 Summer Olympics

Quick-glance guide to every Michigan-affiliated athlete competing in 2012 Summer Olympics | 2012 Summer Olympics | Scoop.it
Forty-three competitors with ties to the state of Michigan will represent nine different countries in 11 different sports in London.
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Rockford runner Dathan Ritzenhein aims to track down an Olympic berth

Rockford runner Dathan Ritzenhein aims to track down an Olympic berth | 2012 Summer Olympics | Scoop.it
Two months after missing out on a berth for the 2012 U.S. Olympic men's marathon team by eight seconds, Rockford native Dathan Ritzenhein said he's over the disappointment and is determined to make it to London via the track.
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USA Basketball: USA Men Fend Off France To Open Olympic Play With 98-71 Win

USA Basketball: USA Men Fend Off France To Open Olympic Play With 98-71 Win | 2012 Summer Olympics | Scoop.it

Leading by one point after the first quarter, the U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team (1-0) rode a red-hot second quarter shooting streak to a convincing 98-71 win over France (0-1) to open its play in the 2012 London Olympics on Sunday afternoon at the Olympic Park Basketball Arena in London, England.

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Women's Beach Volleyball - Olympic Beach Volleyball

Women's Beach Volleyball - Olympic Beach Volleyball | 2012 Summer Olympics | Scoop.it
Beach Volleyball Events London 2012 Olympics. Complete list of events. Beach Volleyball Schedules, Results, Medals, News, and Photos.
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Marcus and Caleb's comment, July 30, 2012 8:37 AM
walsh jenning fastest serve 54km/h.
Jenny, Vanesa's comment, July 30, 2012 8:45 AM
we liked the article of the beach volleyball we thought it was interesting.The woman i n the photo did a good job.
Adriana Carter's comment, July 30, 2012 11:18 AM
I love beach volleyball Mrs. Combs
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USA men gymnasts make statement as Japan, China stumble

USA men gymnasts make statement as Japan, China stumble | 2012 Summer Olympics | Scoop.it
Heading into London, U.S.wasn't shy about aspirations. The gold was the goal, even if, to the rest of the world, that seemed improbable.
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Archery secures Team USA's first medal - Archery News

Archery secures Team USA's first medal - Archery News | 2012 Summer Olympics | Scoop.it
The U.S. Men’s Archery team, lead by world No. 1 Brady Ellison, knocked off a tough, record breaking South Korean team in the semis, but couldn't beat Italy for gold. Still, silver isn't terrible. If you're into that.
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Marcus and Caleb's comment, July 30, 2012 8:33 AM
The U.S. team got a medal for the first time.
Marcus and Caleb's comment, July 30, 2012 11:23 AM
The most interesting thing in the archery was when they hit a goal and got a gold medal round!
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Athletes light up Olympic Games

Athletes light up Olympic Games | 2012 Summer Olympics | Scoop.it
The Queen declares the London Olympics open following a spectacular ceremony, before a group of seven young athletes light the ceremonial flame.
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victoria galindo's comment, July 30, 2012 11:23 AM
the ceremonial was so cool but the begning was all mix up there was to much going on but it was awesome and cool i love the part with dancing and the hospital with the reading i love it it had harry potter and alice and whonder land land it was awesome i love the olympics it is awesome i love how every thing is all kinds of sports i love all kinds of sports they are cool i wish some day i will be in the olymics it was funny when that guy was playing the payano it was fuuny he was runing and then he went slow so he went in a cab it was funny then he triped him i love all the colors and i think the rings were so cool it was all bright and magical
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Olympics 2012: Rockford's Dathan Ritzenhein A Three-Time Olympian

Olympics 2012: Rockford's Dathan Ritzenhein A Three-Time Olympian | 2012 Summer Olympics | Scoop.it
Rockford's Dathan Ritzenhein is in London, set to compete in his third Olympic Games.
To qualify, he finished under the Olympic "A" standard when he placed third in the 10,000 meters at the U.S....
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Grand Valley Lanthorn : Former GV rower to compete in the London Olympics

Grand Valley Lanthorn : Former GV rower to compete in the London Olympics | 2012 Summer Olympics | Scoop.it
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montez and trevor's comment, July 30, 2012 8:39 AM
like a boss
montez and trevor's comment, July 30, 2012 8:41 AM
its bout bosses being bosses bing bosses at rowing like a boss
Dan's comment, July 30, 2012 8:42 AM
A women dream to row in the olympic
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Olympics 2012: Jordyn Wieber fails to qualify for all-around in women’s gymnastics

Olympics 2012: Jordyn Wieber fails to qualify for all-around in women’s gymnastics | 2012 Summer Olympics | Scoop.it
The U.S. women were atop the Olympic gymnastics standings, as expected, with little standing in their way — except themselves.
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victoria galindo's comment, July 30, 2012 11:15 AM
mrs combs i can belive joydan go out she is my roll model she is the greatest person ever she looks so sad she is awesome and gabby did you practice with ellie she is my cousin bye miss combs vicky
madi skinner's comment, July 30, 2012 11:25 AM
u did great there is always next year!
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Michael Phelps fails to win medal in 400M individual medley, finishing fourth

Michael Phelps fails to win medal in 400M individual medley, finishing fourth | 2012 Summer Olympics | Scoop.it
Who was that swimmer in the far lane, finishing fourth and failing to medal?
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maddie's comment, July 30, 2012 8:46 AM
He still got it. Just lost a game dosent mean he doesnt know how to swim. He is still good
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Dana Vollmer World Record: US Swimmer Wins Olympic Gold In 100M Butterfly ... - Huffington Post

Dana Vollmer World Record: US Swimmer Wins Olympic Gold In 100M Butterfly ... - Huffington Post | 2012 Summer Olympics | Scoop.it
Dana Vollmer World Record: US Swimmer Wins Olympic Gold In 100M Butterfly ...Huffington PostUnited States' Ricky Berens, top, United States' Ryan Lochte, center, and China's Sun Yang men's 200-meter freestyle swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in...
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Marcus and Caleb's comment, July 30, 2012 11:24 AM
that must be bad becuz she missed
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Opening ceremony reaction: Pomp, patriotism and political gaffes - CNN.com

Opening ceremony reaction: Pomp, patriotism and political gaffes - CNN.com | 2012 Summer Olympics | Scoop.it
The world watched, as the London 2012 Olympic Games opened with director Danny Boyle's elaborate ode to England, and furiously tapped their reaction on social media.
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