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Annoyed By Tape Delay, Viewers Pry Into BBC's Feed

Frustrated with NBC's live streaming Olympic coverage, a sizeable number of Internet viewers are cracking into the BBC's U.K. coverage. Users outside of the U.K. are blocked, but that can be circumvented with the use of a proxy server. Mitch Stoltz of the Electronic Frontier Foundation talks to Audie Cornish about proxy servers, how they work, and their legality.
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Gymnast Gabby Douglas A Breakthrough Olympic Star

Gabrielle Douglas has gone from being a little girl who talked her mom into letting her pursue gymnastics to a gold medal Olympian.
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Track Cyclist's Admitting To Intentional Crash Won't Bring Investigation

If one thing is clear at these London Games, it's that not doing one's best is not only uncool — it's not allowed. Witness the badminton-to-worstminton scandal that erupted earlier this week. But in track cycling, what seems to be an admission of crashing on purpose won't bring an inquiry.

Go For It: Life Lessons from Girl Boxers, is a one hour special that tells the story of women for whom boxing is an expression of ambition, drive, strength and – yes – aggression, qualities often admired in men and sometimes discouraged in women.

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Phelps And Franklin Add To Their Medal Totals, And A New Teen Phenom Emerges

In one of the last big showcases for swimming at the London Summer Olympics, American athletes Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin add to their medal totals, and another U.S. teen takes a gold medal.
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Going To The Games: A Spectator's View Of The London Olympics

Want to know a secret? London has been a great place to visit during the Olympics. The city hasn't come to a grinding halt. The weather has not been awful; the sun has even been shining. And London has put out the welcome mat to visitors.

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