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  1. Year in Review: Murray takes Centre Court

    Jan 1, 2013, 10:57 AM EDT

    Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

    OlympicTalk’s writers recount some of their favorite moments from the 2012 London Games. In a way, the All England Club was a quieter, more subdued version of Wimbledon during the 2012 Olympics in London. The total number of fans on the grounds was kept lower that the month prior, for security purposes, and Centre Court had lost…

  2. Year in Review: Boris Johnson steals the show

    Dec 31, 2012, 6:10 PM EDT

    Barcroft Media /Landov

    OlympicTalk’s writers recount some of their favorite moments from the 2012 London Games. Usain Bolt, McKayla Maroney, Mo Farah and many others stamped the Olympics with the indelible mark of their personalities, yet arguably the most entertaining person at the 2012 London Olympics wasn’t an athlete at all. Boris Johnson, the beloved mayor of London, who apparently…

  3. Year in Review: For Rebecca Soni, pink equals gold

    Dec 31, 2012, 5:51 PM EDT

    Rebecca Soni

    OlympicTalk’s writers recount some of their favorite moments from the 2012 London Games. Rebecca Soni received a lot of attention in London, not only because she frequently sported a hot pink swimsuit, but because she also broke the world record for the women’s 200m breaststroke not once, but twice during the 2012 Games. Soni first broke the…

  4. Year in Review: Burroughs lives up to his promise

    Dec 31, 2012, 1:20 PM EDT

    Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

    OlympicTalk’s writers recount some of their favorite moments from the 2012 London Games. When Jordan Burroughs sat down at his computer in January of 2011 and decided on the Twitter handle @alliseeisgold, the then 22-year-old from New Jersey had no freestyle international experience and was fresh off a major knee injury that sidelined him for…

  5. Year in Review: Jordan Jovtchev proves age ain’t nothing

    Dec 30, 2012, 5:29 PM EDT

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    OlympicTalk’s writers recount some of their favorite moments from the 2012 London Games.  The U.S. Women’s Gymnastics team was the overall youngest team competing in London this year and by almost all accounts, the most exciting. However, there were a few athletes on the floor who proved age is in fact, just a number. Perhaps…

  6. Year in Review: Shin A-Lam triumphs in protest, victory

    Dec 30, 2012, 9:58 AM EDT

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    OlympicTalk’s writers recount some of their favorite moments from the 2012 London Games.  One of the most triumphant series of events during the London Games began as one of the most controversial – and most awkward. It started with South Korean fencer Shin A-Lam sitting on the fencing strip, sobbing uncontrollably after she lost a…

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