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2012-07-26 06:23:06

DALLAS, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Team USA athletes returned from Beijing with Olympic medals and new world records, but the training, the hardships, the love and the victories didn't stop there. AT&T* is providing viewers an inside look at these athletes' day-to-day lives since Beijing through an interactive experience called 'My Journey.' The new creative series in support of AT&T's sponsorship of Team USA will capture their training and accomplishments while highlighting...

2012-07-24 23:01:51

Twitter and NBC have announced a partnership that will see the creation on a Twitter page devoted to collecting all of the tweets and media associated with the Olympic games. The deal was made without any money changing hands. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 On July 24rd, 2012 Twitter, the social media platform that allows users to express their thoughts in 140 characters or less, announced a partnership with NBC that comes just in time to take advantage of the Olympic Games....

2012-07-20 23:03:13

A team of over 100 Sochi 2014 volunteers has left Moscow and is heading to London for the Olympic Games. (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 A team of over 100 Sochi 2014 volunteers has left Moscow and is heading to London for the Olympic Games. The Sochi 2014 volunteers will help their British counterparts during the Summer Games. The volunteers will then apply the valuable experience they gain at the next Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. The London 2012 Organizing Committee was directly...

2012-07-18 23:01:11

The decision to send Wodjan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shahrkhani (judo, + 78kg) and Sarah Attar (athletics, 800m) follows earlier confirmation by Brunei Darussalam and Qatar -- the only other NOCs yet to send female athletes to the Games -- that they would also have female athletes competing at London 2012. (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 The decision to send Wodjan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shahrkhani (judo, + 78kg) and Sarah Attar (athletics, 800m) follows earlier confirmation by Brunei Darussalam and Qatar...

2012-06-19 23:03:01

• The exclusive Official Mobile Game of the London 2012 Olympic Games • Enjoy 9 Olympic events including Double Trap, Archery, 110m Hurdles, Swimming and Kayak with stunning 3D London 2012 environments • Compete in three different modes: Train for the Olympic Games; Compete for Olympic medals; or Challenge yourself or your Facebook friends, to prove you have what it takes to be the best in the world! • Available in 8 languages — Chinese, English, French, German,...

2012-05-31 06:25:35

NEW YORK, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, as the London 2012 Olympic Games unfold, we'll witness the flight of the "Social Media Butterflies," digitally savvy moms who crave connection and conversation around major events. Expect these women to be one of the most active and engaging consumer segments as their use of social media often outpaces other demographic and user groups - including the hyper connected members of Gen Y and Gen Z. This is among the key findings from the 2012...

2012-05-13 23:01:10

Collectors from all over the world will gather in Athens later this month for the 18th World Olympic Collectors Fair. Hosted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) from 17 to 20 May 2012, the fair will coincide with the handing-over ceremony of the Olympic flame by the HOC to the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games on 17 May 2012 in the Panathenaic Stadium. (PRWEB) May 13, 2012 Collectors from all over the world will gather in...

2012-05-08 02:25:02

NEW YORK, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Christian Brothers Investment Services (CBIS), a leader in socially responsible investing, and a coalition of U.S. and U.K. investors and NGOs have united to call on corporations to strengthen their focus against human trafficking and modern slavery in advance of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games taking place in London from July 27 to August 12. The initiative focuses on the London tourism industry and key sponsors of the Olympic Games that may be at a...

2011-10-28 17:15:00

As womenâs boxing prepares to make its Olympic debut in London in 2012, Indiaâs flyweight star Mary Kom is confident of becoming the sportâs first Olympic gold medallist. (PRWEB) October 28, 2011 As womenâs boxing prepares to make its Olympic debut in London in 2012, Indiaâs flyweight star Mary Kom is confident of becoming the sportâs first Olympic gold medallist. Having hosted the Olympic Games in 1908 and 1948,...

2011-07-20 10:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's Corporation, a Worldwide Olympic Partner and Official Restaurant of the Olympic Games, today announced its sponsorship plans for London 2012 that will focus on championing happy, active kids. The new McDonald's Champions of Play for the Olympic Games features five-time U.S. Olympic Swimmer and mom, Dara Torres, as the global ambassador. McDonald's Champions of Play for the Olympic Games Building on the success of McDonald's...