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FIRST: The Story of the London 2012 Olympic Games

“First” is a cinema event featuring first-time Olympic athletes, like Missy Franklin, from the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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London Bronze Medalist Ryo Tateishi Of Japan Announces Retirement

Ryo Tateishi of Japan, the 200m breaststroke bronze medalist at the 2012 Olympic Games, has decided to retire from competitive swimming.

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Epic Showdowns: 100m Freestyle – London Olympic Games 2012

It was predicted the men’s 100 freestyle final in 2012 could be the race of the Olympics. Australia had high hopes for James Magnusson, but doubts were raised after Nathan Adrian beat Magnusson head-to-head on the opening leg of the 4 x 100 freestyle relay.


Epic Showdowns: Ledecky vs. Adlington – London 2012 Olympic Games

In anticipation for the women’s 800 freestyle at the 2012 Olympics in London, commentators described the race as the “biggest moment in British swimming for who knows how long.”


20 Weightlifters Test Positive For Doping From 2008, 2012 Samples

20 positive re-tests from the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games were from weightlifters.

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Held finds guidance in teammates Phelps, Adrian (Video)

The Americans finally were able to redeem themselves after losing the Olympic gold to the French at the 2012 Olympic Games.


Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Allison Schmitt’s Timely Return To Form

Allison Schmitt won dual Winter National titles with two of her best swims since the 2012 Olympic Games.


European Recap Day 4: A Great Night for Britain

After tonight’s events the British team has now surpassed the the total number of medals, one silver and two bronze, that they won at the 2012 Olympic Games in London…

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FINA Tags Two-Year Suspension onto Olga Beresnvyeva Olympic DQ

Former European Champion Olga Beresyeva has been suspended for two years after being stripped of a 7th-place finish at the 2012 Olympic Games.

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Jamieson Steps Away, But Reconsiders Possible Retirement

Michael Jamieson will not be in Rio to defend his silver medal from the 2012 Olympic Games, but he has backed away from the idea of retirement.


2015 World Championships Preview: Women’s 200 Back

Missy Franklin is the 200 backstroke World Record holder in the 200 meter backstroke in long course, but hasn’t matched that time since the 2012 Olympic Games.


Bondi Beach in Brighton: England’s Successful Sea Swimming Centre

With many pools in the UK facing closure since the 2012 Olympic Games, the Brighton sea swimming center represents a glimmer of hope amidst an uncertain swimming future.


World Record Holder Sun Yang to Be Featured in Chinese Reality TV Show

Despite several negative PR incidents since the 2012 Olympic Games, Sun is still a big enough draw to be included among China’s best sports stars on a new reality television show.


Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky Earn U.S. Olympic Committee Honors

In his first international competition since the London 2012 Olympic Games, 18-time Olympic gold medalist Phelps led the U.S. men with five medals at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships.


Femke Heemskerk moving to France to join coach Philippe Lucas

Mirroring a move she made before the 2012 Olympic Games, Dutch freestyler Femke Heemskerk will move to France and join renowned coach Philippe Lucas for the final year leading up to the 2016 Olympics.


Team USA Water Polo Tops Spain – 2015 FINA World Championship Video

In a rematch of the 2012 Olympic Games gold medal final and the quarterfinals of the 2013 FINA World Championships, the latest chapter of the USA-Spain rivalry unfolded in Kazan earlier tonight.

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Both 2012 100m Backstroke Olympic Champs Will Not Defend Their Titles

A long four years after their success at the 2012 London Olympic Games, both the reigning men’s and women’s 100m backstroke Olympic champions will not get the opportunity to defend their titles this summer in Rio.


Croatia Advances to Final of Men’s Water Polo with Win over Montenegro

Croatia, the goal medalists from the 2012 London Olympic Games, defeated Montenegro on Thursday to make the final round of men’s water polo tournament in Rio.

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NBC Is Projecting Record Ad Revenue For 2016 Olympics

NBC brought home an estimated $1.3 billion in advertising revenue from the 2012 London Olympic Games and are confident records will be broken with the Rio Games.

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Clutch Swim 2012 Swammy Winner, Yannick Agnel

“At 6 feet 8 inches tall and 179 pounds, all jutting joints and tendons, the Frenchman from Nimes was still a French boy, only 20 years old, when stepped on deck at the 2012 Olympic Games in London…” (Swim Photo Credit: NIV)