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Going For Gold! The Olympic Games and Paralympic Games have a unique power to inspire all of us as individuals. It also provides great opportunities for charities and not for profit organisations to attract more funds and raise profiles. Has your organisation got into the spirit of the London 2012 Olympics?

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Not all of us at IC are athletes, but some of us work out. Not all of us are dedicated fans of any sport, but some of us like watching them on TV. What we can all agree on, though, is that the Olympics are a special time – not only for athletes, but for the global community.

from Yahoo Sport

London 2012 Opening Ceremony

Picture shows a general view of the show during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium, July 27, 2012. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

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from The Huffington Post

PHOTOS: Missy Franklin Wins Olympics & Displays Sense Of Style

Missy Franklin wins gold at 17! It gave me chills when she sang the national anthem on the medal podium as the flag was raised and the anthem was played!

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Did you know that all these sports are in the Olympics?? See how many you can get you can recognise. #UBFitnessApp http://ub.fitness

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from BBC News

London 2012: Athletes arriving for Olympic Games

In London, visitors and athletes can use the express Olympic Games Lane.

Like most I'm not a fan of the logo, or the mascots but these pictograms are worth a look, they have designed 2 sets, I much prefer these ones.

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The 2012 Olympic Games is now being held in London, UK with a spectacular opening ceremony. Do you know the origin of the Olympic Games?#competition #sportevent #profollica #athlete #sports #concert #olympics