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Park Jong-soo denied medal for political sign

The sign read, 'Dokdo is our territory.'
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South Korean Chuyoung Park is fouled by Mabikou Boussoughou of Gabon during the Men's Football first round Group B Match on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Stadium on Aug.1, 2012. (Michael Steele/Getty Images)
It's about small islands and natural resources.
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Olympics: Syrian hurdler Ghfran Almouhamad expelled for doping

Ghfran Almouhamad, a female Syrian hurdler, has been expelled from the London Olympics for doping.
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Ghfran Almouhamad faces a maximum two-year ban after testing positive for a banned substance. (Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Ghfran Almouhamad, 23, competed in the women’s 400 meters hurdles event, the Associated Press reported.
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Mexico wins gold vs Brazil, 2-1

Mexico win's it's first Olympic soccer gold medal.
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Diego Reyes of Mexico falls to his knees and celebrates winning the goal medal after victory in the Men's Football Final between Brazil and Mexico at the London 2012 Olympic Games on Aug. 11, 2012. (Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Brazil were favorites, but Mexico was better.
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Usain Bolt clinches third Olympic gold in men's relay

Usain Bolt is leaving the Olympic Stadium triumphant as Jamaica wins the men's 4x100-meter relay
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(L-R) Dwain Chambers of Great Britain, Usain Bolt of Jamaica and Bingtian Su of China compete in the Men's 100m Semi Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Streeter Lecka/AFP/Getty Images)
The Jamaicans have topped every men's sprint in the last two Olympics.
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NBC Bodies in Motion video, 'porn' soundtrack pulled

Network chided for all-female, slow-motion Bodies in Motion highlight reel.
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Lolo Jones of the United States looks on after competing in the women's 100m hurdles at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 7, 2012, in England. (Streeter Lecka/AFP/Getty Images)
NBC told to concentrate on women winning 23 of America’s first 34 medals.
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Olympic shame

The Olympics is not always pomp and glory. Sometimes, Olympians are sent home in disgrace. Here's a cross-section of some of this year's would-be Olympians who were expelled from the games for one reason or another.

For China, questions about whether the Olympics have been fair and square

HONG KONG — Despite China’s extraordinary success at the London Summer Olympics, some Chinese fans can’t quite shake the feeling that the world is tilted against them.

Usain Bolt makes history and criticizes Carl Lewis

Bolt said he had 'lost all respect for' Olympic legend Carl Lewis.
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Gold medalist Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates on the podium during the medal ceremony for the men's 200m at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 9, 2012 in England. (Cameron Spencer/AFP/Getty Images)

After winning his fifth gold medal yesterday, Usain Bolt told the world what it already knew: "I'm now a legend," he said, the Guardian reported

But what about that other legend, Carl Lewis, the one with 10 Olympic medals?

According to Bolt, "Everybody's forgotten about him."

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Usain Bolt, greatest ever on the Olympic track?

Jamaica's Usain Bolt won the 200 today for his fifth career gold medal.
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Gold medalist Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates on the podium during the medal ceremony for the men's 200m at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 9, 2012 in England. (Cameron Spencer/AFP/Getty Images)
He became the first ever sprinter to defend the 100 and 200 titles after winning both four years ago in Beijing.
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London 2012: the medalists of Latin America

Latin American countries are slowly growing their Olympic medal haul.
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