The sweeping 2012 Summer Olympics ceremony in London set the spirit and tone for the athletic competition as Queen Elizabeth II declared the opening of the 30th Olympiad of the modern era.
For the next 17 days, you can follow the Olympic news on your favorite news media outlet. As an alternative, you can get Olympic news for your Google Site home page using the Google News gadget.
The Google News gadget pulls leading news sources as it becomes available. You can also insert it into your Google project site, similar to other gadgets like a Google Calendar.
For project teams requiring the flexibility and ease of use in wiki pages, check out the project wiki template using Google Sites. In a few quick steps, you can set up a project wiki and include gadgets, like the Google News gadget.
Project wikis are useful for setting up shared workspaces for so many reasons, from research projects to sports or community based endeavors. Try out Google Sites if you're already a Google Apps user, because it's included; otherwise, you may use it for free for up to 10 users.
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