Olympics 2012

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The Delicate Politics of Olympic Security

Londoners may be watching their city’s security takeover anxiously, but they can't seem to turn away.

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The PR Disaster of London's Olympic Traffic Lanes

Organizers of the Summer Games are finding it difficult to balance their own needs with that of the host city.

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Photos of London's Olympic Prep

The city primps for its big day.

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Property Value Decline of the Day: -2.5 Percent

Billions of dollars in investment have not helped Newham, the borough that will host London's Olympics.

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Number of the Day: 23,700

The estimated number of security personnel needed for the London Olympics.

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London to Rio: Keep Your Statue

Londoners object to Brazil’s idea to build a promotional replica Christ the Redeemer statue for the Olympics.

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The London Olympics' Most Sustainable Venue

The architects used design software to build an incredibly light velodrome

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A Legacy of Security in Olympic London

2012 Games will bring with it an even broader surveillance infrastructure