Nadia Comaneci

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Liguori: Larisa Latynina,The Forgotten Former All-Time Olympics Record Holder

The fact that Larisa Latynina, whose record of 18 total medals has stood since 1964, had to purchase a ticket to watch Phelps break her record is a shame.

08/01/2012

LeBron James (L) and Kobe Bryant (R) look on during a basketball press conference ahead of the London 2012 Olympics on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Silverman: Olympics Overview

The London Olympics will begin tonight with all the fanfare you can expect from an event that captures the world’s attention every four years.

07/27/2012