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Tuesday, 31 July 2012
Sunday, 29 July 2012
The five Olympic rings grace every wall, walk, sign, banner and building in and around the Olympic Park and other venues.
But the Olympic flame, the other most recognizable symbol of the Olympics, is invisible to all but a relative few.
Spectators lucky enough — and affluent enough — to get tickets to track and field events in the Olympic Stadium will see the flame. Video screens outside the venue feature the flame at times, but getting close enough to see those screens requires tickets to an event or a $15 fee for entry to the Olympic Park.
This sedate display of the blazing Olympic cauldron follows an 8,000 mile journey for the flame from ancient Olympia in Greece to London. Eight thousand torchbearers carried the flame all across Great Britain, with spectators cheering and crying as it passed, before the cauldron was dramatically assembled and lit at the opening ceremony last Friday.
London's hiding of the flame has its origins in the 1948 Olympic Games, which were also held in the city. The cauldron then also was visible only to athletes and spectators in Wembley Stadium.
London Olympics chief Sebastian Coe was defensive at a Sunday news conference when asked about the invisibility of the flame.
"It wasn't created as a tourist attraction," Coe explained. "It is in the Olympic stadium. It will remain in the Olympic stadium ... and I think that's fine."
In Beijing four years ago, thousands of Chinese citizens without any other access to the Olympics stood five-and-ten deep outside the fence, posing with the Olympic flame in the distance, which was visible for miles. >>Read more
Friday, 27 July 2012
Recessions generally occur when there is a widespread drop in spending, often following an adverse supply shock or the bursting of an economic bubble. In economics, a recession is a business cycle contraction, a general slowdown in economic activity. Macroeconomic indicators such as GDP, employment etc...Now usa news medias also discussing this matter.
A U.S. economy that plodded along in the first three months of the year likely grew even less in the April-June quarter. And most economists no longer think growth will strengthen much in the second half of 2012. Read More..
Thursday, 26 July 2012
Tuesday's statement from the European Commission comes three weeks after Google Inc. submitted a list of changes that it's willing to make to address complaints that it unfairly favors its own services in its influential Internet search results.
European regulators say they are encouraged by recent negotiations with Google aimed at settling an antitrust investigation into the companys business practices. Read More..
Tuesday, 24 July 2012
Washington, July 24 (ANI): NASA officials have offered condolences on the passing of Sally Ride, the first American woman to travel into space. Read More..