The official London 2012 Olympics website now wants its viewers to compete in a brand new sport discipline. It's a contest in which the country with the most Twitter, YouTube and Flickr followers wins. So far, there have been over 20,000 tweets, with the United Kingdom in the lead, followed by Brazil, the U.S., Canada and the Netherlands.
To enter the contest, you need to tweet the hashtag #1YearToGo (as the Olympics begin on July 27, 2012) and your country's three-letter code. What country are you supporting?
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IGN previews the upcoming video game Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games for the Nintendo Wii and Nintendo 3DS, where two of the most famous gaming icons compete for the gold medals in a variety of sport disciplines. The game is published by Nintendo in Japan and by Sega in North America and Europe, and is officially licensed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
The gameplay will be very similar to the previous Mario & Sonic game made for the Beijing Olympics. Like its predecessor, it will feature many fan favorite characters from both series, including Sonic and Mario themselves, as well as Luigi, Wario, Dr. Eggman, Silver the Hedgehog and Donkey Kong, this time with some famous London landmarks, like Big Ben, in the backg…Read more >