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EARLY GOLD RUSH

The action's well underway, with Britain hoping for an early gold in the men's cycling road race.... More

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Friday, July 27, 2012

In a celebration of royalty and rock, Britain welcomes the world as 2012 Games open LONDON (AP)... More

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COMING UP SATURDAY

Beach volleyball in the heart of central London will highlight Olympic competition Saturday,... More

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FLASHBACK: BERLIN 1936

FLASHBACK -- BERLIN 1936: "Reichsfuehrer Adolf Hitler, attired in a brown uniform and smiling... More

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POST-CEREMONY SNAGS

The backup begins. It's smooth sailing for buses taking games lanes out of London's Olympic Park,... More

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BEAUTIFUL CAULDRON

The cauldron itself, created from leaves of copper carried in by each nation united all the... More

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THAT'S A WRAP

Thousands of spectators, athletes and officials are pouring out of Olympic Stadium and onto the... More

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COE SPEAKS

"Welcome to the 2012 Olympic Games. Welcome from every one of us. I have never been so proud to... More

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QUEEN: OLYMPICS BEGIN

"I declare open the games of London." -- Queen Elizabeth II -- Fergus Bell -- Twitter... More

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BECKHAM IN A BOAT

David Beckham on his way on the Thames, bringing the torch to the stadium, transported in a rigid... More

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CAN MOM SEE ME?

The parade of athletes seems to be moving more quickly than usual, with the Olympians moving in... More

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SPEED IT UP

As the time neared midnight, organizers in black pushed the athletes to get moving. They speeded... More

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