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4:31 pm
Fri June 8, 2012

The Road To London Is Paved With Olympic Gaffes

Originally published on Fri June 8, 2012 6:59 pm

The road to any big event, be it a family reunion, a graduation, or the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, is often pockmarked with screw-ups, flubs, and insensitive oversights. Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish catalog a few of the gaffes leading up to the London games, including torch flame-outs, missing hurdles, and the resurrection of the apartheid-era South African anthem.

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