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Monday, December 22, 2014

Articles tagged: London Olympics

Women volleyball players do not have to wear bikinis at London Olympics

In order to respect and accommodate the cultural beliefs of various countries, female volleyball players will be given more of a choice in clothing at the London Olympics this summer. Instead of having to wear bikinis, the International Volleyball Federation has announced that women will be allowed to wear shorts and tops with sleeves. The…Read More

Great Britain is unhappy with their new Olympic uniforms (Pictures)

The job of designing Olympic uniforms comes with a ton of pressure. For Stella McCartney, the daughter of the Beatles’ Paul McCartney, the task was especially daunting. Stella is a well-known clothing designer in Great Britain, and her uniform designs for the Summer Olympics in London were released on Thursday. Overall, the kits were not…Read More

52-year-old wrestler Andre Metzger hoping to make Olympics

There may be such a thing as being too old to compete in the Olympics, but you can never be too old to try. Andre Metzger, a 52-year-old wrestler from Michigan, is proving that as he tries to qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Metzger was a two-time NCAA champion at the University…Read More

British Olympians told to not shake hands to prevent spreading germs

With the Olympics Games taking place every two years for some athletes and every four years for others depending on their sport, it is important that Olympians take any and all precautions to remain healthy during, before and after competition. If an illness caused an athlete to have to miss an event, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity…Read More

Online surges could force London to ration internet access during Olympics

The web-oriented focus worldwide will lead more people to experience the Olympics online than ever before. Some officials in London are worried that the surge in web use around the city could cause internet outages. The Cabinet Office sent a notice to several government departments about preparing businesses for the upcoming Summer Games. According to…Read More

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