The dancers are dressed to titillate, and the players wear even less: bikinis that reveal every movement of their muscles as they dig and dive for the ball.
Dzhamal Otarsultanov of Russia won Olympic wrestling gold Friday in men's 55-kilogram freestyle, beating Vladimer Khinchegashvili of Georgia to give the Russians four wrestling golds at the London Games.
Aussie, Aussie, Aussie! And don't forget the Kiwis.
It was already hard for Maris Strombergs to go unnoticed in the tiny Baltic nation of Latvia after winning his first Olympic gold medal.
Benjamin Schulte could've quit.
When the Red Sharks lose, Montenegro mourns.
Wrestling's governing body wants the number of women's weight categories at the Olympics to increase from four to seven by the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.
The IAAF says it plans to launch a World Relays competition in the Bahamas in May 2014.
When the U.S. men play Argentina on Friday night, one 89-year-old basketball fan promises to cheer louder than anyone else.
Former world champion Mariana Pajon won the women's BMX competition, giving Colombia its first gold at the London Olympics on Friday.
Ever since King Charles I was marched through Horse Guards Parade on the way to his beheading, this former jousting tiltyard has been rough on royalty.
Russia will play for the Olympic gold medal in men's volleyball after defeating Bulgaria 3-1 on Friday.
BMX rider Squel Stein of Brazil crashed during Friday's semifinals of the BMX competition and was taken from the course on a stretcher.
A Victoria's Secret model, a street sweeper and a rap star. It's an eclectic trio, and Rio de Janeiro thinks putting them together will give the world a taste of what to expect at the 2016 Olympics.
Brazil hasn't been this close to the gold medal in men's soccer since Romario was a promising young star in the late 1980s.
Pool or lake, it makes no difference to Ous Mellouli.
Felipe Perrone Rocha scored his third goal of the game with under a minute to play and Spain held on to beat the United States 8-7 on Friday in men's Olympic water polo.
Haile Gebrselassie is trying to figure out how to leave the sport he once dominated.
Here are five things to look out for at the London Olympics on Friday:
Usain Bolt took a momentary break from basking in his historic Olympic sprinting double to fiercely criticize Carl Lewis.