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Facebook launches page for all things Olympics

(AP) — Facebook on Monday launched an official London Olympics page for fans to connect with their favorite athletes and teams, a move it says can help make this summer's games the first "truly social" one.

dateJun 18, 2012 in Internet
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Runner's high motivated the evolution of exercise

In the last century something unexpected happened: humans became sedentary. We traded in our active lifestyles for a more immobile existence. But these were not the conditions under which we evolved. David Raichlen from the ...

dateMar 22, 2012 in Other
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Australia's Twitter warning to athletes

Australian athletes have been warned against using Twitter during competition after officials found competitors tweeting during last week's Olympic diving test event in London.

dateFeb 28, 2012 in Internet
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Sustainability, college athletics don't always connect

Large college athletics departments talk the talk when it comes to concern for the environment and environmental sustainability, but only a small percentage of these departments actually walk the walk in making their operations ...

dateFeb 14, 2012 in Other
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Tendons absorb shocks muscles won't handle

Anyone who has hiked down a mountain knows the soreness that comes a day or two after means the leg muscles have endured a serious workout. While the pain is real, it's not well understood how leg muscles cope with the force ...

dateSep 27, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Anti-doping expert warns cheating athletes

Professor David Cowan, Director of the Drug Control Center at King’s College London, has warned athletes who take prohibited performance-enhancing substances that the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be ...

dateSep 15, 2011 in Other
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