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Will London 2012 mark end of couch potato Britain?

Britain's couch potatoes appear to be rising from their customary slouched position amid national euphoria over the success of Team Great Britain in the London Olympics. Full story

Detroit students strike up the band at Olympics  

  The Martin Luther King, Jr. high school band from Detroit raised money for years to attain their goal of playing at the London Olympics.   Band members and band director, Victoria Miller describe their excitement and awe of performing at the Olympic Park.        

'Superfan' dies after collapsing at Games

A British "Olympic superfan" who had tickets for every day of the London Games died after collapsing at the Velodrome at the Olympic Park, media reports said. Full story

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  Race to the Olympic Park: Quickest way is ...?

Traveling around traffic-plagued London can be a hassle at the best of times -- never mind during an event such as the Olympic Games. NBCNews.com put the city to the test in a race to the Olympic Park.

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