Olympics

August 7 Photo Brief: Massive flooding in Manila, Olympics Day 11 and fake blue horse poo

August 7 Photo Brief: Massive flooding in Manila, Olympics Day 11 and fake blue horse poo

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Torrential rains in the Philippines cause flood waters to reach 6.5 feet (2 meters) high, the competition at the Summer Olympic Games stays strong, a German art installation of equine excrement plops down in front of a museum in Berlin and more in today’s daily brief.
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August 6 Photo Brief: Hiroshima marks 67th anniversary of atomic bomb, Curiosity on Mars, Olympics Day 10 and an underwater wedding

August 6 Photo Brief: Hiroshima marks 67th anniversary of atomic bomb, Curiosity on Mars, Olympics Day 10 and an underwater wedding

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Hiroshima marks 67th anniversary of atomic bomb, NASA lands Curiosity on Mars, Day 10 at the Olympics, and more in today’s daily brief.
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Olympic bliss: Romances, bromances and other signs of affection at the London Summer Games

Olympic bliss: Romances, bromances and other signs of affection at the London Summer Games

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Emotions run rampant for competing Olympians and having a strong support system is crucial to their success. Here’s a look at the wives, husbands, girlfriends, boyfriends, coaches, teammates, friends and family who support their athletic superstars and celebrate their victories during this monumental competition.

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August 2 Photo Brief: Elephant burial, Kofi Annan steps down as UN-Arab League envoy and Day 6 at the Olympics

August 2 Photo Brief: Elephant burial, Kofi Annan steps down as UN-Arab League envoy and Day 6 at the Olympics

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Local villagers of Assam bury an elephant, Russians celebrate Paratroopers Day, Kofi Annan steps down as the U.N.-Arab League mediator in the Syria conflict and more in today’s daily brief.
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Underwater photography at the 2012 London Olympics

Underwater photography at the 2012 London Olympics

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As we continue to look at the art of motion at the 2012 Olympics in London, here’s a selection of photos highlighting the competitive world of swimming and diving from under the surface. They include Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin, and Ryan Lochte.

Photographers featured: Michael Dalder (Reuters), Al Bello (Getty Images) and Francois Xavier Marit (AFP).

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Olympic ink: 50 more tattoos on the world’s best athletes

Olympic ink: 50 more tattoos on the world’s best athletes

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In 2012, we’re very lucky to have unparalleled access to images from world events, such as those zipping through the wires from the Summer Olympic Games in London. And with the vast technological advances in digital photography, these images have become increasingly more intimate. This has led to a number of reports pointing out the tattoos adorning the bodies of this year’s athletes. And here’s another one.

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