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The London Games
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Hardly dreamy, still dominant. Kevin Durant scored 22 points, LeBron James added eight assists and the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team opened tournament play with a rough-and-ragged 98-71 win over France on Sunday.
During a conversation about going to Sydney for the 2000 Summer Olympics, a friend said he didn't understand what all the fuss was about with the games.
At the Olympics, Spain's European and world soccer titles aren't much help.
Fans of the Olympics in the Washington area won't just be cheering for Team USA. Athletes from more than 200 countries are expected to compete at the London Games, and flags from just about all of those nations fly somewhere in D.C. We checked in with ambassadors around the District to find out who they and their countrymen will be supporting the next two and a half weeks.
For Andy Najar, D.C. United's 19-year-old burst of flair and finesse on the right flank, representing Honduras in the London Games this summer is about the familiar Olympic tropes. History, patriotism and prestige all apply.
Britain's Home Office is seeking an injunction to halt a strike on the eve of the Summer Olympics by immigration staff at U.K. airports.
As soon as the London Games end, the focus will shift to South America where, in 2016, the Olympics will be staged for the first time.
Israel is on alert for plots to kill more Israelis overseas, after speculation that last week's deadly bombing of an Israeli tour bus in Bulgaria was a rehearsal for a spectacular attack on Israel's Olympics team, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanhahu said Sunday.
A great British Olympic performance? All the signs say yes.