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Blade runner makes Olympic history »

Oscar Pistorius, known as the blade runner, made history this week when he competed in the London 2012 Olympic games and made the semi-final of the 400m for men. 80,000 adoring fans were on hand to watch him make history Saturday as the first amputee to compete in track at the Olympics. "I've worked for six years ... to get my chance," said [...]

Olympic 2012 preparations going well »

From Channel News Asia The International Olympic Committee's chief inspector said Thursday preparations for the 2012 London Olympics were "on the right track" after his team spent three days visiting the construction sites. "We can confirm that London 2012 is on the right track," Denis Oswald, the chair of the IOC's coordination commission, [...]