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Water and fire don't mix. So it's no surprise that Saturday, on Day 50 of the Olympic torch relay, the "eternal flame" was extinguished while on a white water rafting trip.
LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and three other Olympic gold medalists were already back.
In a July 2 story about Michael Phelps dropping the 200-meter freestyle from his Olympic program, The Associated Press incorrectly reported that no swimmer has ever won the same event in three straight Olympics. Dawn Fraser of Australia won the 100 freestyle and Krisztina Egerszegi of Hungary won the 200 backstroke in three straight games, but no male swimmer has ever done so.
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Katie Ledecky, a 15-year-old from Bethesda, broke a 24-year-old record for her age group in the 400 meter freestyle. Now she competes in the 800 meter freestyle.
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The summer 2012 Olympic Games in London kick off in less than three months, but there may be hope for those who still want to purchase tickets.
Wednesday's gloomy weather didn't stop embassies in the District from gathering at American University's Reeves Field for some friendly Olympic competition.
Caroline Queen is setting aside her school books for a shot at Olympic glory.
"Let's shake on it." Not if you're one of Britain's Olympic athletes.
Michael Phelps. Missy Franklin. Jordyn Wieber. Ryan Lochte.
Bethesda-based Marriott International Inc. will put its brands on three hotels being developed in Sochi, Russia, site of the 2014 Winter Olympic games.