Renaud Lavillenie of France won the pole vault gold medal Friday with an Olympic record jump of 5.97 meters.
Alsi Cakir Alptekin led Gamze Bulut in a 1-2 finish for Turkey in the Olympic women's 1,500-meters Friday night.
Pointing the baton at the clock showing the world-record time of 40.82 seconds, Carmelita Jeter anchored the United States on Friday night to its first Olympic gold medal in the women's 4x100-meter relay since 1996.
Meseret Defar upstaged fellow Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba to win the Olympic 5,000 meters Friday night.
From the track to the ring to the sandpit, this crop of Olympians just can't stop the beat. The London Games have brought an outpouring of crazy, creative victory celebrations.
American Jordan Burroughs has won the men's 74-kg freestyle, beating Iran's Sadegh Saeed Goudarzi 1-0, 1-0 to give the U.S. its first wrestling gold medal of the London Games.
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.