Iran broke its Greco-Roman gold medal drought by winning three of them in three days.
Oribe Peralta scored with a swerving long-range strike, then set up another goal with a stunning back-heel to help Mexico beat Japan 3-1 on Tuesday and secure a spot in the final of the men's Olympic soccer tournament.
Britain ended Germany's decades-long domination of equestrian team dressage by winning Olympic gold Tuesday, with a boost from a hometown crowd still buzzing from a win in team show jumping a day earlier.
Marlen Esparza already knows she'll stand on a podium Thursday with a medal around her neck from the first Olympic women's boxing tournament.
Leandro Damiao scored two second-half goals Tuesday to help Brazil beat South Korea 3-0 and reach its first Olympic men's soccer final in 24 years.
Algeria's Taoufik Makhloufi won the 1,500-meter gold medal at the London Olympics on Tuesday night, only a day after being reinstated to the final.
Olympic venues are supposed to be free of sponsor ads, but night after night BMW's iconic Mini car is right there in the middle of the main stadium at the London Games.
Six times track cyclist Chris Hoy has stood atop the podium at the Olympics, more than any other athlete from Britain.
Ivan Ukhov of Russia won the high jump in cold conditions and a light drizzle at the London Olympics on Tuesday.
China won another gold medal in a sport it dominates like no other, taking the women's team table tennis title Tuesday with a 3-0 victory against Japan.
Jordyn Wieber came to the Olympics with her eye on a fistful of medals.
She's had a Beatle bow before her, and royalty seeking her time.
U.S. women's volleyball team captain Lindsey Berg did not play in the team's Olympic quarterfinal match against the Dominican Republic on Tuesday after a left ankle injury in a preliminary round game.
Seven steps, five more than in Beijing. But the outcome was identical: Liu Xiang's Olympics were over, yet again, before they really began.
Defending Olympic weightlifting champion Matthias Steiner of Germany was hit in the neck by the barbell Tuesday and withdrew from the men's super heavyweight competition.
Abby Wambach was counting. Out loud. Within earshot of the referee.
Ghasem Gholamreza Rezaei of Iran won the Olympic gold medal Tuesday in 96-kg Greco-Roman wrestling.
Anna Meares of Australia spoiled the British party at the London Velodrome by winning the Olympic gold medal in the women's sprint with a 2-0 victory Tuesday over defending champion Victoria Pendleton.
Kim Hyeon-woo of South Korea has won the Olympic gold medal in men's 66-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling.
Defending champion Brazil denied Russia match point six times before winning 3-2 Tuesday and advancing to the women's volleyball semifinals at the London Games.