Archives: Olympics

Britain Rings in the 2012 Olympic Games


On the morning of Friday, July 27th, people across the UK awoke to the sounds of bells ringing in the 2012 Olympic Games. After much…read more

Youth, Labor Workers Demand Change in China


A younger generation in the Republic of China is becoming increasingly frustrated and calling for change. Laborers typically work in factories for up to 16…read more

Obama Pushes for 2016 Games in Chi-town


For the first time ever, a sitting US president is helping make a bid for an American city to host the Olympic Games. President Obama…read more

Founder of the Special Olympics Dies at 88


Eunice Kennedy Shriver, sister to President John F. Kennedy and Senator Edward Kennedy, died Tuesday at the age of 88. Shriver, part of one of…read more

NBC Offers Unprecedented Olympics Coverage


In this video discussion, the NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown talks with Wall Street Journal reporter Matthew Futterman about how NBC has changed its strategy for covering…read more

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