2012 Summer Olympics

U.S. swimmer Dana Vollmer celebrates after breaking the world record in the women's 100m butterfly final swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 29, 2012 in London. (Photo credit: LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)

Vollmer Sets 2nd World Record Of London Games

Dana Vollmer won a gold medal at the Olympics and set a world record, too. Not bad for someone who didn’t even qualify four years ago.


Bob Willis

Chicago Windsurfer Hopes To Catch Good Air At London Olympics

With opening ceremonies of the 2012 Summer Games just hours away, the full impact of being in the Olympics has hit Bob Willis like a gale on Lake Michigan.

WBBM Newsradio–07/27/2012

Patrick Sandusky, U.S. Olympic Committee Communications Director

USOC: Flap Over China-Made Olympic Uniforms Is ‘Nonsense’

The U.S. Olympic athletes are made in America, but their uniforms are made in China. The revelation sparked controversy Thursday that brought angry reaction from the highest levels of government in the U.S.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

Rich South Band

Rich South High School Band Invited To Play At London Olympics

The 100-member Rich South High School Band has been invited to perform at the Olympics this summer in London, in what they’re calling the chance of a lifetime.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012