London 2012 Olympic Games

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With the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics coming to a close, what better time to celebrate the most awe-inspiring moments seen on the world stage? Here are Greatist's picks.

Were the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games the best yet? From the rise of women athletes to “Blade Runner,” we break down 14 reasons this year won gold.

U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas won gold at the London Olympic Games. Hear her thoughts on inspiring a generation of would-be Olympians.

In the spirit of the 2012 Olympics, we rounded up 15 lesser-known exercises inspired by the London Games. Try ‘em out to spice up your next workout!

Dashing isn’t just for the spice rack. Check our 15 facts on the 200 meter dash — the middle child of Olympic sprinting. We've got the low down from Usain Bolt's world record run to the event's origins.

Think that synchronized swimming is for wannabe mermaids? Think again. Synchro is a grueling sport bursting with athletic and artistic merit.

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It's Day 11 of the Summer Games and the excitement has only just begun. Read to see why our Olympic fever keeps climbing, and why some of these athletes just can't be beat.

Think that synchronized swimming is for wannabe mermaids? Think again. Synchro is a grueling sport bursting with athletic and artistic merit.

Dashing isn’t just for the spice rack. Check our 15 facts on the 200 meter dash — the middle child of Olympic sprinting. We've got the low down from Usain Bolt's world record run to the event's origins.

In the spirit of the 2012 Olympics, we rounded up 15 lesser-known exercises inspired by the London Games. Try ‘em out to spice up your next workout!

U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas won gold at the London Olympic Games. Hear her thoughts on inspiring a generation of would-be Olympians.

Were the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games the best yet? From the rise of women athletes to “Blade Runner,” we break down 14 reasons this year won gold.

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