Tag Archives: 2012

A religious breakdown of 12 battleground states

WASHINGTON (RNS) — Mark Silk of Religion News Service assesses the religious layout of 12 battleground states — and explains why religion will matter on Election Day. The 12 states on the list include Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, … Continue reading

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Olympics 2012 — It’s a wrap!

LONDON (IMB) — “We lit the flame and lit up the world.” Doug Shaw had to smile a little when London 2012 chairman Lord Coe closed the Olympics with those words Aug. 12. Because Shaw’s hoping that’s exactly what happened. … Continue reading

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Olympics 2012 — Photo of the Day: Atmosphere

ATMOSPHERE (IMB) — Employees of Westfield Stratford City enter the area through a temporary entrance covered in a VISA advertisementfeaturing the ‘fastest man in the world,’ Usain Bolt. With 250 shops plus 70 places to dine, Westfield Stratford City is the largest … Continue reading

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Olympics 2012 — Photo of the Day: Road cycling

TOUGH CLIMB (IMB) — Cyclists pedal along Box Hill during the July 28 men’s road cycling race at the 2012 Summer Olympics. The riders had to make nine circuits up and around the steep mountains of Box Hill. Alexander Vinokourov of … Continue reading

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Olympics 2012 — Photo of the day: World of Support and The Fire Garden

WORLD OF SUPPORT (IMB) — More than 200 flags from all the nations competing in the London 2012 Olympic Games create a colorful display over two miles of London’s iconic shopping streets. THE FIRE GARDEN (IMB) — As the Olympic … Continue reading

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Olympics 2012 — Photo of the day: Welcome

WELCOME (IMB) — Mandeville, the mascot of the 2012 Paralympic Games, greets visitors to Westfield mall just outside Olympic Park in London’s Stratford area. Mandeville bears the colors of the Union Jack flag and has Facebook and Twitter pages. The … Continue reading

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Olympics 2012 — Photo of the day: Home Team

Home Team (IMB) — Union Jack flags hang in London Victoria Station in support of Team Great Britain for the Summer Olympic Games. The station is becoming more and more crowded the closer it gets to July 27, when the … Continue reading

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