The 2012 London Olympics officially get underway July 27 and last until Aug. 12. More than 10,000 athletes representing 204 countries will be competing in 26 sports for a total of 302 events.
Check out The Washington Times’ special Olympics section to read about some of the early storylines — from the battle in the pool between Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte to all the “hoop-la” surrounding unique sports like rythmic gymnastics.
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