2012 London Olympic Round Up

By  July 30, 2012

Let the Games begin! The four-year wait is finally over, and we’re loving all the awesome coverage. From food to parties to outfits and more, our publishers are keeping us ahead of the curve. Here are a few of the winners this week.

2012 OLYMPIC OPENING CEREMONY HIGHLIGHTS
By: Zimbio

The Queen officially declared the 2012 Olympic Games open Friday in London, setting in motion a four-hour opening ceremony full of music, McCartney, and even Mr. Bean. Don’t miss some of the most memorable moments!

STAYING ON TOP OF OLYMPIC ACTION
By: Pretty Tough

It would take almost five solid months — without sleeping or bathroom breaks — to watch every sporting event at this year’s Summer Olympics. Wow! Here’s how to not miss a single moment — online, on TV, or on Twitter.

ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, SHOP!
By: Glamazon Diaries

Showing patriotism to your home country is a must during the London Summer Olympic Games. Designers have done their darndest to get you into the spirit of the games with these awesome, Olympic-themed accessories.

THE HOT MEN OF THE 2012 OLYMPICS
By: Style Bistro

Feast your eyes on the golden boys of summer. Those arms, those chests, those legs! If their athletic performances don’t keep you glued to the TV, their fit physiques sure will.

THE EVOLUTION OF THE OLYMPIC LEOTARD
By: Lovelyish

Major kudos to gymnasts having the guts to flip around in those shiny one-pieces. However, their gear wasn’t always so functional and well… sparkly. Check out what the champions of the 1920s wore on the balance beam.

HOST AN OLYMPIC-THEMED PARTY!
By: Celebration at Home

Here’s your perfect excuse to throw a bash! Celebrate this year’s games by rounding up all of your closest friends for a patriotic, sporty soiree, complete with gold medal-worthy drinks, décor, food and more. Pinterest approved!

WHY AREN’T WOMEN WATCHING SPORTS?
By: Women Talk Sports

More girls and women are participating in local sports, but they’re still choosing to watch reality TV over a sports match. Here’s how one group of women fit sports consumption into their lives and how they’ll continue the trend long after the Olympics end.