Tag Archives: 2012 London Olympics

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Usain Bolt: “Not Competing In London Until They Change Tax Rules”

Britain taxes too much says the world's fastest man

Britain taxes too much says the world’s fastest man

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10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Gabby Douglas

Did you know these facts about our Olympic Gold Medalist?

Did you know these facts about our Olympic Gold Medalist?

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Gabby Douglas Honored With Mural In Her Hometown

The Olympian's dream summer continues

The Olympian’s dream summer continues

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Spelman College Recruiting Gabby Douglas For Enrollment

Will the 16-year-old Olympic Gold Medalist enroll in this HBCU?

Will the 16-year-old Olympic Gold Medalist enroll in this HBCU?

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How Usain Bolt Earns $20 Million A Year

The Jamaican track star's road to riches

The Jamaican track’s star’s road to riches

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Black Radio Host Criticizes Gabby Douglass’ Outfit

U.S. Gold Medalist can't seem to catch a break from critics

U.S. Gold Medalist can’t seem to catch a break from critics

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Condoleezza Rice: “Gabby Douglas Is A Black Hero”

The former secretary of state says she is thrilled for the Olympic gold medalist.

The former secretary of state says she is thrilled for the Olympic gold medalist.

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How to Track the 2012 London Olympics

With the “social media games” starting today, see where you can catch coverage of the big event online

If you’re wondering how you can tune into the Olympics via social media, I have…

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Facebook and NBC to Announce Game-Changing Partnership for London Olympics

The non-advertising deal between the social networking heavyweight and media powerhouse will likely boost viewership and conversations across both mediums

NBC Universal’s NBC Olympics division and Facebook are set to announce an innovative cross-platform agreement…

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Come the end of this month, the Olympics will be played out for all to see on NBC, but social-savvy fans and sponsors are set to connect with audiences on various social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. (Not to mention, NBCOlympics.com will live stream every single event and the network will provide two different apps for mobile devices.) With nearly everyone toting a smartphone, the main sporting event will spark record-level engagement on popular social networking sites; it’s not a conversation everyone had access to during previous Olympic games.  Web access has increased greatly since the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing, China. According to the International Telecommunications Union, there were approximately 1.5 billion Internet users worldwide (23% of the world’s total population). By July 27, that number will jump to about 2.3 billion users—an average of 33% of the total population. With the games fast approaching, Mashable outlined how the popular networks stack up today:

2012 Olympics to Be First-Ever Social Games

According to the International Telecommunications Union, there were approximately 1.5 billion Internet users worldwide (23%…

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IOC Sells Free-to-air Olympic TV Rights To Chile

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has awarded the broadcast rights in Chile for the…

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