Below the fold: Stories on the Olympics that you may not have seen, compiled by Adam Johnson-Eder, notes by Larry Eder

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London Olympic stadium, August 2011, photo courtesy of Larry Eder

This was the stadium, as it looked one year ago, as I was visiting London for the AVIVA London DL. Below you will find several stories, some fascinating, some funny, some not so funny, regarding this London Olympics, which starts today, July 27. I asked Adam, my son, to forward to me some of the pieces that he has found interesting as he researched the Olympics in London. Here is the first batch....

July 27-Roger Bannister, Sir Roger to you, will probably light the Olympic
flame

July 27-Some Genuinely Strange Stories that Bob Costas will probably
ignore
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July 27-Legally Blind Archer Breaks first World record of 2012 Olympics
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July 25-Under the stuff happens category. North Korean soccer team refuses
to take the field after South Korean flag shown on Scoreboard
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July 25-Paralympics commercial: If this does not make you cry, and 
get psyched, then you are not alive. 

July 25-Bob Costas will do minute of silence as Isreali team passes by-one of 
many reasons we love Bob Costas! 
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25 July: US Zoo to name baby cheetahs after top performing US sprinters! 
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