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Most popular and unpopular men of London Olympics

August 7th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) While Usain Bolt is probably the most popular man in the world this week, Ashley Gill was a fraction away from making himself the most unpopular ... Read more...

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Beckhams plan fifth baby during Olympics

July 28th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Soccer ace David Beckham and his wife Victoria are planning their fifth and final baby during the 2012 London Olympics."Both Victoria and David are very ... Read more...

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Madame Tussauds an attraction in Beijing too (Olympic sidelights)

August 15th, 2008 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 15 (IANS) Madame Tussauds Museum has its own unique charm. During the Games, wax figures of Chinese sport stars have been popular among visitors at the Shanghai Madame Tussauds Wax ... Read more...

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Nanotechnology used to make minute lettering on 2008 Olympics logo

August 15th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 15 (ANI): The technique used in making the logo for this years Olympics in Beijing, has used the science of nanotechnology, to produce minute lettering.Developed by Northwestern University nanoscientist ... Read more...

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The ‘bride’ is ready - but will rain spoil Olympic party?

August 7th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Tarun Basu Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) This 2,000-year-old capital city, eager to present its sleek ultra modern look to the world, is all dressed up for China's long awaited coming-out party -- ... Read more...

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Beijing medical workers to undergo anti-terror training (Olympic Snippets)

May 13th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 13 (Xinhua) About 130,000 people working in medical facilities in Beijing will start a month-long training course this week on coping with possible terrorist attacks during the Aug 8-24 Olympics, ... Read more...

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