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Olympics: Staying Connected


July 25, 2012
By: Jamie Clark, Macaroni Kid Publisher for Roanoke, VA
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The Olympics are going to be dominating our TVs for the next 2 weeks with Opening Ceremonies on Friday, July 27th and the closing ceremonies on Sunday, August 12th. Whether you want to catch every waking second of the games or maybe just a few of your favorite sporting events, there are two great sites to stay up to-do-date on all things Olympics. We're talking medal counts, schedules, and all the lastest breaking news. NBC Olympics and London 2012.


Social Media is another way to stay connected to the Olympics this year.   

Facebook:
  
https://www.facebook.com/nbcolympics
Twitter:
@nbcolympics
@London2012
hashtag #olympics

And, for those of you with a smartphone, there are several "official" apps that are sure to please: London 2012 Olympic Apps.

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