2012 Olympics | July 27 - August 12

Olympic Training Towns

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Orange, Calif.

The sport may be understated, but badminton has a heck of a following in this town. The sport's Olympians train at the Orange County Badminton Club, a 77,000-square-foot building that manages to combine Thai food, lobster tails, state-of-the-art facilities and a catalog-printing center.

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