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2012 Olympic Swimsuit Mishap

2012 Olympic Ricky Berens Splits Swimsuit (Full photo)
2012 Olympic Ricky Berens Splits Swimsuit (Full Photo)

2012 Olympic Ricky Berens Splits Swimsuit (Full photo)

US Swimmer and Beijing relay gold medalist Ricky Berens tore the back of his swimsuit in a qualifying heat of the 4x100m relay freestyle on Sunday during the World Swimming Championships in Rome. Shortly before stepping up to the starting block, the University of Texas senior leaned down to stretch and his suit tore.

"I kind of freaked out for just a second," Berens said. "I felt like [the hole] was almost down to my knees. I felt like I was putting on a pretty good show."

Singer Psy and Olympic gold medalist Yang Hak Seon, among 5 brands, will be awarded special prizes at ’2012 Brand of the Year Awards’
Singer Psy And Olympic Gold Medalist Yang Hak Seon, Among 5 Brands, Will Be Awarded Special Prizes At ’2012 Brand Of The Year Awards’

Singer Psy and Olympic gold medalist Yang Hak Seon, among 5 brands, will be awarded special prizes at ’2012 Brand of the Year Awards’

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Furthermore, there will be special awards which will be given to the 5 most popular brands selected in a survey held by the Consumer Assessment Panel in 2012 including Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style‘, KBS2TV‘s ‘Gag Concert”s Brave Guys, SBS‘s ‘Healing Camp‘, Samsung ElectronicsGalaxy Note, and God of Vault Yang Hak Seok.

In related news, the ’2012 Brand of the Year Awards’ will take place at the Hyatt Hotel’s Grand Ballroom on September 20th.

Many Korean groups and artists such as KARA, SISTAR, EXO-K, SHINee, INFINITE, and more perform at “KBS Olympic London 2012 Festival”
Many Korean Groups And Artists Such As Kara, Sistar, Exo-K, Shinee, Infinite, And More Perform At “Kbs Olympic London 2012 Festival”

Many Korean groups and artists such as KARA, SISTAR, EXO-K, SHINee, INFINITE, and more perform at “KBS Olympic London 2012 Festival”

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KBS held a special “Olympic London 2012 Festival” at Yeouido Park in Seoul to commemorate the South Korean athletes of the 2012 London Olympics Games. There were 150 athletes there in attendance and some of the medalists even performed on stage.

Korea’s top artists who performing at the event including B2ST, SHINee, G.NA, CNBLUE, Tiger JK and Tasha, KARA, SISTAR, CNBLUE, INFINITE, Ulala Session, 4minute, EXO-K, and more.

The goal of  South Korea is to win 10 gold medals and this nation proved to be an athletic powerhouse at the Olympics surpassing it’s goal by achieving 13 gold medals (fifth overall) and finishing in the top 10 with 28 medals overall.

BEAST's Choice of the Best Heroic 2012 Londom Olympic Athletes
Beast's Choice Of The Best Heroic 2012 Londom Olympic Athletes

BEAST's Choice of the Best Heroic 2012 Londom Olympic Athletes

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BEAST SBS RadioOn August 11th, group BEAST appeared in SBS radio program, namely Jung Sun Hee's "Night Like Today" in which they talked about their recent history and London Olympic.

BEAST claimed that "Even in the midst of digesting our busy schedules, we were reducing our sleeps in order to watch the events of the Olympic and cheer for the Korean players."

When a fan asked the question of "Who do you think is the best athlete of 2012 London Olympic?" to the members of BEAST, Dongwoon picked out gold medalist Korean archer Ki Bo Bae,; while Yosub and Hyunseung voted for soccer player Park Chu Young, Yoon Doojoon voted Ki Sung Yong, Kikwang voted Koo Ja Cheol, and lastly Yong Joonhyung mentioned swimmer Park Tae Hwan.

Swimmer Park Tae Hwan’s post-Olympic London 2012 goal is to find a girlfriend?
Swimmer Park Tae Hwan’S Post-Olympic London 2012 Goal Is To Find A Girlfriend?

Swimmer Park Tae Hwan’s post-Olympic London 2012 goal is to find a girlfriend?

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Currently Park Tae Hwan is competing in the 2012 London Olympics and he won a gold medal in the 400 meter freestyle and a silver in the 200 meter freestyle events at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He is the first Asian swimmer to win a gold medal in Mens 400 metre freestyle event, and the first Korean to win a medal in swimming.. Even after experiencing a huge mental blow with his initial disqualification from the 400m preliminaries, the marine boy came back to show that he would not go down without a fight.

"Idol Star Olympic" airs as a special episode ahead of the 2012 London Olympics!

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MBC, who holds the "Idol Athletic Championship" every year, held the same event in "Idol Star Olympic" as a special episode for the upcoming 2012 London Olympics this Friday.

As stars recorded for the event on July 10th and 15th, the first part has finally aired on July 25th and the second part will be aired on the 26th, 9:55 KST.

100 stars of nation's top idol groups in 24 teams participated in "Idol Star Olympic". They competed for the gold medals in eight events: 100m dash, hurdling, long jump, high jump, walking relay, fencing, table tennis, and archery.

2012 London Olympic Special, 'Idol Star Olympic' with SHINee, 2PM, T-ARA  and More!
2012 London Olympic Special, 'idol Star Olympic' With Shinee, 2Pm, T-Ara And More!

2012 London Olympic Special, 'Idol Star Olympic' with SHINee, 2PM, T-ARA and More!

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2012 London Olympic Special, 'Idol Star Olympic' with SHINee, 2PM, T-ARAand More!In order to celebrate the 2012 London Olympics, MBC held an 'Idol Athletics Competition'.

Lee Seung Gi carries Olympic torch in England for 2012 London Olympics
Lee Seung Gi Carries Olympic Torch In England For 2012 London Olympics

Lee Seung Gi carries Olympic torch in England for 2012 London Olympics

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As one of main sponsors of the 2012 London Olympics, Korean Conglomerate Samsung reserves the right to recommend a number of torchbearers, and thus, they chose Lee Seung Gi, their endorser for Samsung’s refrigerator line.

Millions of dollar-funds raised for Olympic golfing avid gamers in Korea

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The Korea Golf Arrangement disclosed on Wednesday its praise policy for the impending Olympic as golf has been officially incorporated in the Olympic games for the 1st time in 112 years. A maximum giftvalue 50 million won (42,580 dollars) will be equipped for the coaches as well. An legitimate of the association stated that Korea Gold Association President Heo Gwang-ju has raised 2 billion-won finances to give you the medalists with a upperpoint of economic rewards than the prize cash of excursion competitions, through enlisting the sponsorship from GS Caltex, Samsung Group, and KB Financial Group.

Sixty players every one from the male and feminine pools will be selectedto move into the Olympic games in keeping with the Olympic ranking, which is calculated with the result of competitions over two years ahead of July 11, 2016. Each country is authorized to send a maximum two players, yet the countries with several players in the 15th status of the Olympic rating are allowed to have as many as 4 players take part in the games.

According to the Olympic ranking as of Wednesday, some of the Korean female players, Park In-bee (2nd), Ryu So-yeon (5th), Kim Se-yeong (7th), and Yang Hee-young (8th) are in. Among the male competitors, Ahn Byeong-hoon (17th) and Kim Gyeong-tae (27th) are most probably to make the grade. For the explanation that there are as many as thirteen players placed inside ofthe maximum productive 30 female players in the world, the contest for the Olympic games is likely grow even fiercer in the hot year.

Move Over EXO? SM Entertainment Announces 1st New Boy Workforce Since 2012
Move Over Exo? Sm Entertainment Announces 1St New Boy Workforce Since 2012

Move Over EXO? SM Entertainment Announces 1st New Boy Workforce Since 2012

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On Tuesday, the South Korean entertainment powerhouse showed to Korean news retailers that the corporate volition debut a new boy crew in 2016. The gang is the primary male idol neighborhood the corporate will produce in 4 years, following the debut of EXO in 2012.

SM Entertainment did notverifythe scale or line-up of the group, yetit's miles expected that several participants of the pre-debut organizationreferred to as SMROOKIES will be a section of the new group.

"I will say that the rookie group is going to be anything SM fans have notnoticed before," producer iDR told KultScene. "A new twist on a group, now notthe common group that they SM Entertainment would put out.

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