NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012
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(London: Kevin Tibbles) The London Olympics featured; details given about security, doping bans and the removal of a Greek athlete for sending a racist Tweet; scenes shown of athletes training for beach volleyball and swimming, the US women’s soccer team’s match against France, the Olympic village, US gymnasts Jon Horton and Jake Dalton playing basketball; statistics on Tweets cited; the IOC’s code of conduct for postings, blogs and Tweets quoted. [World Anti-Doping Agency John FAHEY- says we get better with detection each year.] [Chilean cyclist Paolo MUNOZ, US volleyball player Tayyiba HANEEF-PARK, HORTON, village CHEF - comment.] The revelation that fencing champion Mariel Zagunis will carry the American flag in the opening ceremony and the flap over North Korean soccer players being introduced next to pictures of the South Korean flag reported.
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