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London 2012: Male Athletes Fly First Class, Heathrow Strike, Libya Olympic President Kidnapped

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A volunteer takes a photograph of the Olympic rings at the Athletes' Village at the Olympic Park in London, July 19, 2012. REUTERS/Jae C. Hong/Pool (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS)

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The Olympic Games are just around the corner.

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Athletes are making their way to London, but not necessarily in the same part of the plane.

Australia and Japan are in hot water over sending some male athletes in first and business class and some female athletes in coach.

The World's Alex Gallafent is about to board his flight to London to cover the Games.

Anchor Marco Werman gets an update on this week's stories.