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America has refused the Olympic tradition of dipping its flag to the host country since 1908. Most Olympic teams briefly lower their colors as a sign of respect when they march past the box where the host nation’s leaders are seated. The U.S. does not - and IMHO, we SHOULD. According to popular legend, shotputter Ralph Rose set the tone at the 1908 Summer Games when he supposedly said, "This flag dips for no earthly king." (Arrogant fool!)

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Participation medal, 1896 All participants in the first modern Olympics received a bronze medal designed by Belgian sculptor Godefroid Devreese (1861–1940). First-place winners were awarded silver medals and olive wreaths, while the second-place finishers received copper medals and laurel crowns. At the 1904 St. Louis Olympics, gold, silver, and bronze medals were awarded for the first time.

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Open-water swimmer Alex Meyer will be the only American man to compete in the Olympic 10K event.

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London Olympics 2012

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In this handout image released by LOCOG on July 9, 2012, an aerial view of Olympic Rings cut into the grass of Richmond Park, London, England. The rings, which are approximately 300 metres wide and over 135 metres tall, are visible on the Heathrow flight path, ready to welcome athletes and visitors to the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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