• Disabled visitors face high hurdles to London Olympics

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    Tanni Grey-Thompson waves to the crowd after her last-ever race in the T53 200 meters in 2007.

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    Laura Hamilton exits a double-decker bus in London.

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    Laura Hamilton in the handicapped section of a double-decker bus in London.

  • Michael Phelps among Olympic athletes photographed at Media Summit

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    Swimmer Michael Phelps poses for a portrait at the Olympic Media Summit.

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    Decathete Trey Hardee poses for pictures during the 2012 Team USA Media Summit in Dallas.

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    Sprinter Wallace Spearmon poses for a portrait at the Olympic Media Summit.

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    Gymnast, Jordyn Wieber, poses for a portrait during the 2012 Team USA Media Summit.

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    Shooter, Corey Cogdell, poses for a portrait during the 2012 Team USA Media Summit.

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    Track athlete, Lashawn Merritt, poses for a portrait during the 2012 Team USA Media Summit.

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    Natalie Coughlin of the US Swimming Olympic team poses during a photo session during the 2012 Team USA Media Summit.

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    Tony Gunawan of the US Badminton Olympic team poses for pictures during the 2012 Team USA Media Summit.

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    Gwen Jorgensen of the US Olympic Triathlon team poses for pictures during the 2012 Team USA Media Summit.

  • Olympic hopeful Ryan Lochte to Vogue: 'I'm a coach's nightmare'

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    The June issue of Vogue hits newsstands May 22.

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    Swimmer Ryan Lochte splashes around with model Karlie Kloss.

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    Track and field hopeful Ashton Eaton leaps over model Karlie Kloss, wearing Oscar de la Renta, in Vogue's June issue.

  • Now towering over London's Olympic Park: 'The Godzilla of public art'

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    A diverse community in East London will welcome the world to Britain for the 2012 Olympic Games. Meet residents and hear how they feel about having a huge, world stage in their backyard.

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    Designed by Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond, the ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture is made up of 63 percent recycled steel and incorporates the five Olympic rings.

    The ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture towers over the 2012 Olympic Park. The brainchild of London's Mayor Boris Johnson, the Orbit is the subject of much debate.

    The British royal family is keeping busy ahead of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics. NBC's Michelle Kosinski reports.

  • Bad neighbors for Team USA? Occupy protesters face eviction from park near training base

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    Jim L., left, and other members of the Occupy Mile End protest group at their camp in east London on Thursday.

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    From Wimbledon to Wembley Stadium to The Dome, a look at the venues for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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    A diverse community in East London will welcome the world to Britain for the 2012 Olympic Games. Meet residents and hear how they feel about having a huge, world stage in their backyard.

  • Olympic torch lit by sun's rays at birthplace of Games

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    Actress Ino Menegaki, in the role of the High Priestess, lights the torch of the Olympic Flame in front of Hera Temple in Ancient Olympia, Greece, on May 10, 2012.

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    The flame will make a 1,800-mile journey through Greece using 490 torchbearers.

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    Ino Menegaki holds up the cauldron with the Olympic flame during the torch lighting ceremony.

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    Alexander Loukos, center, a British boxer of Greek descent, runs with the Olympic flame during the torch relay at the site of ancient Olympia on May 10, 2012. The torch will be handed to London organizers on May 17 in Athens' Panathiaic Stadium, where the first modern games were held in 1896.

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    From Wimbledon to Wembley Stadium to The Dome, a look at the venues for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

    An actress playing high priestess kindles the torch of the 2012 Games, sparking the global relay to the Opening Ceremony cauldron in London on July 27.

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