Security Preparations at London 2012 Olympics
The newly finished London Olympic stadium waits in Stratford, London, July 16, 2012. The London Olympics starts in just 11 days on Friday, July 27 2012. UPI/Hugo Philpott
A company with a $450 million contract to provide security for the 2012 London Olympics has fallen far short of its obligations, its chief executive said.
President Obama predicted the U.S. basketball team, led by LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, will win a gold medal at the London Summer Olympics.
British military and civilian authorities have imposed airspace restrictions over London and southeastern England ahead of the 2012 Summer Olympics.
U.S. researchers suggest the tone of coverage of the Summer Olympic Games in London could be impacted if cloudiness or rain persist, as they have in June.
The organizers of the London Summer Olympics said they were looking into the possibility of more troops to help provide security.
U.S. health officials say Americans traveling to England for the Olympics should note there are some differences in the way English is spoken there.
Winning an Olympic medal creates much attention in the homeland of the recipient and in the last generation that attention has been widely dispersed.
British lawmakers called for a review of the contract of a private security firm that fell short of providing the personnel required for the Summer Olympics.
NBC Sports and Adobe Systems have announced two apps that will stream the Olympics live on mobile devices and record footage for playback and sharing.
The governing body of international equestrian events located in Lausanne, Switzerland, says it has lifted its ban on cloned horses from competing in events.