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D.C. doctor goes from Olympian to orthopedics

When David Johnson sees the Olympics, he sees a "magical place" in his life.

Friday - 08/03/2012, 06:02am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, David Johnson, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Olympics

Blog: Odd sports that are no longer Olympic events

If you think that beach volleyball and the ribbon twirling events are a bit odd, wait until you read the list of Olympic events that have been dropped in years past.

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 07:05am EDT

Tags: david burd, Olympics

Shadow war threatens London Olympics

Tens of thousands of security and military personnel are patrolling Olympic venues, but in the shadows, a large group of international security and intelligence foot soldiers are roaming the streets and back alleys with instructions -- to stop a terror strike before it starts.

Friday - 07/27/2012, 06:04am EDT

Tags: Olympics, Fred Burton, Stratfor, Hezbollah, Iran, Israel, j.j. green

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Fencing: A game of physical chess (PHOTOS)

Sword fighting and blade wielding isn't just for the movies anymore. Fencing brings the thrill and action of swordplay to people both young and old. It's also an Olympic sport that has gained popularity over the years, including in Manassas.

Friday - 07/27/2012, 04:38am EDT

Tags: Meghin Moore, Olympics, fencing, Ronin Fencing Foundation, Manassas

It's party time for Olympic athletes

Tales of shenanigans at the living quarters for 10,000 super-fit young men and women have always abounded, and London doesn't look as if it will be any different.

Thursday - 07/19/2012, 08:48am EDT

Tags: Olympics, us national team, hope solo

E! names sexiest Olympic athletes (VIDEO)

They're sexy, in shape and representing the United States.

Thursday - 07/19/2012, 08:10am EDT

Tags: Olympics

U.S. Olympic diving team gears up for London

With less than two weeks until the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, the USA Diving Team is gearing up with a four-day training session at the Montgomery County Recreation Center in Rockville.

Sunday - 07/15/2012, 05:39pm EDT

Tags: Olympics, USA Diving Team

Olympic's 'eternal flame' goes out

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.

Monday - 07/09/2012, 03:39am EDT

Tags: Olympics

Griffin, Harden, Iguodala on U.S. Olympic roster

LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and three other Olympic gold medalists were already back.

Sunday - 07/08/2012, 03:42pm EDT

Tags: Olympics

Correction: Phelps-No More Eight story

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.

Thursday - 07/05/2012, 05:29pm EDT

Tags: Michael Phelps, Olympics

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