Olympic medals ‘stolen’ as athletes celebrate at London nightclub

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Two British Olympians say that their medals were stolen — and they’ve turned to social media in an attempt to get them back.

“I suddenly realized my daughter would never see this medal — what I’d worked so hard for, for 12 years,” British rower Alex Partridge, one of the Olympians whose bronze was stolen, said.

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Coed swim relays at the Olympics?

FINA, swimming’s governing body, is apparently throwing a 4x50m coed medley relay onto the schedule at its World Cup meet in Dubai this week, and maybe seven other meets later this year. If all goes well we could soon see the race at the world championships and eventually even the Olympics.

Beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings: I was pregnant at the Olympics

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When Kerri Walsh Jennings won her third Olympic gold in beach volleyball at the London Olympics, she was playing with a secret: She was five weeks pregnant.

Sitting hand-in-hand with her husband, Casey Jennings, Walsh Jennings shared the news exclusively on TODAY Monday.

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Reports: Somali Olympic sprinter died when migrant boat sank

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A woman from war-torn Somalia who rose to fame by running in the 200 meters at the Beijing Olympics drowned while trying to reach Europe ahead of the London 2012 Games, it has emerged.

Samia Yusuf Omar died when a boat carrying migrants from Libya to Italy sank in April, according to a report in Italian by the Pubblico blog and other Italian media.

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Olympians return to all corners of the earth bruised, triumphant and laden with gold

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An aerial view made with the help of an Octocopter, a remote controlled helicopter, shows a ceremony for the Dutch Olympic contestants on a medal-shaped stage at the Stationsplein in Den Bosch, the Netherlands, on August 13, 2012.

NBC News Hashtag Collection: #OlympicMemory

Instagram users joined us in remembering the 2012 London Games with us this weekend. Thank you for participating in our Hashtag Collection. Congratulations to @amazing_alle_mae, @sheeeema, @valerayyye and @franky_de_luffy. We will announce our next Hashtag Collection Thursday afternoon.

From javelins to light fixtures, everything must go (on sale) after London Olympics

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From the trivial and irrelevant to the inspirational and poignant, everything must go!

As Britain awakes to post-Olympic reality on Monday, sports fans may find solace in the fact that they can buy a piece of the Games on various official auction sites.

Want to buy an implement used in your favorite track and field event?

Sleep where Michael Phelps stretched his 6-foot, 4-inch frame before one of his triumphant races?

You just may be able to do that.

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Dreamy ending! US survives Spain for gold 

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Kevin Durant scored 30 points and set an Olympic record as the United States defeated Spain 107-100 to win the gold medal at the London Olympics on Sunday. 

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Bolt: ‘These are the glory days’

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LONDON — This was one for the ages, a record-breaking performance so dominating it electrified everyone who saw it in person at Olympic Stadium, who watched on television around the world and who will watch it in the days and years to come.

Usain Bolt is a once-in-history athlete. On Saturday night, in the final event of the track meet, in what may have been his final Olympic race — or may not, depending on his health and any number of variables — he unleashed raw, primal speed. It was at once fearsome and exhilarating.

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David Boudia caps USA Diving’s successful Olympics with platform gold

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LONDON – After a less-than-stellar preliminary round that left him dead last before Saturday morning’s 10m platform diving semifinal, American David Boudia got out of bed and acted like it never happened.

“I actually woke up and it almost felt like I was dreaming the night before,” Boudia said. “Like it didn’t really happen. It was a brand new day. The sun came up and I was diving first.”

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