It's a lesson as old as the Internet: Photos of your privates rarely stay private.

But imagine if those photos were sent to a cop. That's exactly what happened to a man in Germany who emailed a photo of his privates to Olympic high jumper Ariane Friedrich. When she's not training for the Olympics, the 2009 world bronze medal high jump winner just so happens to work as a police officer.

Friedrich, 28, wasted no time posting the man's name, address and phone number on Facebook. According to a Fox Sports post, she plans to press charges against the man.

“I’ve been offended in the past, sexually harassed and I’ve had a stalker before,” she wrote on the Facebook post. “It’s time to act; it’s time to defend myself. And that’s what I’m doing. No more and no less.”

She may have the bronze medal for high jumping, but she gets the gold for putting the alleged pervert to shame.

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Wednesday marks 100 days until the 2012 Olympic Games and as eager participants qualify for London, they are left with questions about what the experience will hold. Thankfully, two-time Olympian Jennie Finch is here to help.

As a dominant pitcher with the U.S. national softball team, she won a gold medal in 2004 and a silver in 2008. Those experiences in Athens and Beijing are some of Finch's most treasured memories so she was happy to give some advice to first-time Olympians on what to expect and how to get the most out of their journey. First, it will be overwhelming, especially the Olympic Village.

"You are surrounded with the world's greatest athletes," Finch says. "There is so much diversity it was incredible -- young, old, short, tall, different body shapes, so much pride, so many different colors. It was amazing. We spent a lot of time in the dining hall just admiring our surroundings and the athletes."

Speaking of dining, the food choices available to athletes are almost endless. There is a salad bar, sandwich bar and pasta bar at every meal, in addition to Italian, South American and Asian entrees with rotating specials. It's easy to go overboard.

"Stick to your game plan," Finch advises. "Stick with your same diet as before. Bring anything that you may possibly need or want, and just be you."

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We got our first look Wednesday at what U.S. athletes will be wearing at the closing ceremonies for the London Olympics when taekwondo competitors Diana and Steven Lopez did the modeling honors on The Today Show.

The so-called "village wear" was also revealed on Bryan Clay (decathlon), Rebecca Soni, (swimming), Aly Raisman (gymnastics) and Tony Azevedo (water polo).

Ralph Lauren is back as the U.S. designer for the third consecutive Olympics after Beijing in 2008 and Vancouver in 2010. (The Canadian brand, Roots, had handled the three Olympics before 2008.)

Here is how the gear for the closing ceremonies looked in concept:

And here's how they were unveiled on NBC:

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Granted records are made to be broken, but this would be magical.

Usain Bolt has plans to become "a living legend" during the upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games. The 25-year-old Jamaican would like to add to his Olympic records in the 100- and 200-meter competitions.

Bolt tells the BBC Sport that "people are looking forward to me running 9.4, 19 seconds, anything that's amazing." He was referring to breaking his world records of 9.58 seconds for the 100-meter dash and 19.19 seconds in the 200-meter dash.

After taking home three gold medals in the 2008 Olympics, Bolt knows what he can get by outshining the competition again in 2012. "If I dominate the Olympics, I'll be a living legend. A living legend walking around. Sounds good," Bolt said.

By the way, Michael Phelps also told the BCC that he looks forward to London being a nice ending to his American swimming career. "This is the last chapter of my career as an athlete and I'm just hoping it goes the way I want. I'm trying to work as hard as I can to make sure it does," Phelps, a 14-time Olympic champion, said."

-- Follow Ben Maller on Twitter @BenMaller.

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Kerri Walsh wants her mom.


Walsh might be the most dominant beach volleyball player of all time and shooting for an Olympic three-peat this summer in London, but she isn't afraid to say how much her mother means to her success.

"The older I get, the more I want my mom here at all times," Walsh says. "I want her right with me."

Walsh, 33, says her relationship with her mom grew even deeper after becoming a mother herself in the past two years. "Even though I've always been a daddy's girl," Walsh says, "I always had so much respect and love for my mom and we've always been close. But it's mom and daughter so you butt heads. Now we'll still butt heads, but I don't want her to leave me: 'Stay here, I need you.' "

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After Beijing's impressive Olympic ceremonies in 2008, London has a lot to live up to. But resurrecting a dead rock star seems like overkill.

According to Metro, which quotes the Sunday Times, the London 2012 committee invited The Who's drummer Keith Moon to play an event for the closing ceremonies celebrating British pop culture. Unfortunately, Moon has been dead since an overdose in 1978.

The band's manager, Bill Curbishley, emailed the organizers back to say "Keith now resides in Golders Green crematorium, having lived up to the Who's anthemic line 'I hope I die before I get old.'" Curbishley also suggested a seance if the committee was really, well, committed to Moon's attendance.

Looks like they'll have to settle for a mediocre, prerecorded mash-up of -- rumor has it -- Adele, The Rolling Stones, Queen, Coldplay, Sir Elton John, Sir Paul McCartney and, yawn, The London Symphony Orchestra.

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The "ultimate driving machine" is helping Olympic athletes become the ultimate jumping machines.

As part of their partnership with the U.S. Olympic Committee and sponsorship of U.S. Track & Field, BMW launched a velocity measurement system to better analyze and improve long jumpers' performance. The system captures an athlete in motion and records the three key metrics of a long jump: horizontal approach velocity, vertical take-off velocity and take-off angle.

The motion capture technology uses stereo-vision and machine vision software - similar to what the German automaker is testing to help cars better detect pedestrians and other objects on the road.

But when it comes to the track, coaches and athletes can use the real-time data to tweak performance.

"As a decathlete, my reality is one in which centimeters and thousandths of a second are the difference between an Olympic gold medal and no medal," says Brian Clay, 2008 Olympic gold medal winner for the men's decathlon. "The feedback this tool is able to provide immediately, during a practice as opposed to days afterward, will enable me to make minor adjustments to my jumps that could equate to significant performance gains."

The system is already being used at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.

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It's been said dissent is the highest form of patriotism. If you believe that line of thinking, this ballplayer is the most patriotic star in the NBA.

Ray Allen thinks professional basketball stars who spend their time during the summer representing the United States overseas should be paid.

"You talk about the patriotism that guys should want to play for, but you (need to) find a way to entice the guys," Allen told Fox Sports Florida.

To begin with, Allen says players' bodies need more of a break to recover from the grueling NBA schedule. The two or three weeks stars get after long playoff runs just isn't enough. Moreover, Allen feels financially it doesn't make sense for stars to work for free.

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It could be the greatest irony in Olympic history: an Olympics without the Greeks.

For now, however, the main threat is to the debt-ridden country's track and field team. The Financial Times reports that Greece's athletics federation suspended the sport's operations yesterday to protest budget cuts. In 2011, the federation's budget was slashed by 25 percent, and this year, their request for a funding increase was rejected.

Wednesday, Business Insider's Joe Weisenthal caught a tweet from Greek freelance reporter Nathalie Savaricas, saying if no funding compromise with the government is reached, the country may have to pull their entire national team from the 2012 London Games. Savaricas also tweeted that debt faced by the athletic federation has cost coaches their pay.

Over the winter, athletes were training in indoor facilities with no heating. Dimitris Chondroukoukis, who won the men's high jump in last month's world indoor track and field championships in Istanbul, told the Financial Times, "Training conditions in Athens are unacceptable because of the cuts."

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