Here's Why We'll Hear Those Tennis Grunts at the London Olympics

The thwack of an arrow hitting a target. The splash of a swimmer diving into the pool. The clap of a sprinter's feet hitting the track. Those are some of the noises you'll hear broadcast through your TV when the London Olympics kick off next Friday. But you're not just hearing those signature sounds of sport… » 7/18/12 12:00pm 7/18/12 12:00pm

The View From the London Olympics' Diving Board Looks Piss-Your-Speedos …

Another London 2012 Olympics venue's been checked off the list, and Zaha Hadid's aquatic center is quite simply the most stunning yet. All swimming events, plus diving and water polo will be held here in front of 17,500 spectators. » 8/16/11 7:20am 8/16/11 7:20am

Biometric Testing for Workers on London Olympics Building Site

Over 100,000 construction workers on the 2012 Olympics venue in London will be subjected to biometric tests while they build the site. The two-tier system will scan hands and faces, and should be up and running by June this year, when work starts on the 50-acre site. And these measures, part of the $700 million… » 3/05/08 6:53am 3/05/08 6:53am