Sports betting is huge is Australia. You even see bookies giving odds during the play-by-plays. Australia's prime minister says it's got to stop, and she's given the gambling industry an ultimatum.
The head of US tire maker Titan, Maurice Taylor, has said it would be "stupid" to invest in France. In a letter to a French government minister, Taylor claimed that French workers only put in three hours a day.
In addition to honing their fighting skills, some of Syria's rebels are working on their PR as well. They're careful now to speak about a future Syria that is democratic and inclusive - to all religions and women.
Anchor Aaron Schachter gets an update on the talk at the Olympics from The World's Alex Gallafent in London. Beyond the sporting news, Alex also takes a brief shopping trip to the official department store of the 2012 London games.
Host Aaron Schachter has been watching the Olympic coverage and is troubled by one thing: "Why are there so many empty seats?" Aaron talks with Mihir Bose who's covering the Olympics for the Evening Standard.