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LONDON — This is how absurd the swimming world-record situation had become. The sport needed two sets of records, one labeled "textile" and the other "technological doping." An official Olympic News Service release previewing the competition at...
When the Summer Olympics began with the staid Queen of England taking part in a James Bond skit filmed for the best opening ceremony ever, you knew the biggest event on the global sports calendar had a chance to be a celebration of both winning and...
Michael Phelps doesn't have to climb the mountain anymore. He has reached the highest of Olympic heights. He is the most decorated athlete in the modern history of the Olympic Games. He is, by just about all accounts, the greatest swimmer who ever lived....
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The conventional wisdom about the Olympics has always been that it turns its viewers into wannabe athletes. Every time the Games roll around, particularly the Summer Games with their relatively easy-to-try-at-home events like track and swimming , we start...
Channel Guide MagazineThere will once again be a slew of athletes and celebrity presenters at Cartoon Network's Hall of Game Awards, now in its third year and premiering Feb. 11 at 7pm ET/PT on the network. The Hall of Game Awards let viewers vote for and honor their...
Blogging with Bill WhiteLike many of you, I’ve spent the last couple of weeks watching pretty much nothing but the Olympics. I’m not sure what I’ll do with myself when I can’t flip on beach volleyball or water polo at any time of......
Channel Guide MagazineAfter paying $1.1 billion to license the U.S. broadcast rights to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London (plus another $200 million in production costs), it makes sense that NBC would want to continue milking the event for all that it's worth, even...
World NowBritish horse lovers and royal watchers alike on Monday rooted for Olympic rider Zara Phillips, granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II. Phillips and her aptly named horse, High Kingdom, powered round a grueling cross country course in Greenwich Park....
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelMissy Franklin and Matt Grevers were big draws for Orlando viewers Monday night. Both swimmers won gold at the London Olympics and helped NBC average 402,100 viewers from 8 p.m. to midnight in Central Floria. The other top programs Monday were TNT's ...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelNBC scored a huge victory in the weekly ratings with the first three nights of the Summer Games from London. NBC is on its way this week, winning Monday by a wide margin. (The Olympics continue 13 more nights on the Peacock Network.) The network was...
Channel Guide MagazineDownload a FREE Olympic TV viewers guide with schedules, athlete profiles, facts and more. Visit Channel Guide Magazine's special Olympics preview section! RELATED: When does Michael Phelps swim? USA swimmers Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte continue to...
L.A. NOWJust two days after animal control officials helped him make his way back to sea, Franklin the 700-pound sea lion went off course again. Franklin was spotted around 9 a.m. Monday, swimming upstream in the San Diego Creek in Irvine,......
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