Christian Taylor won the Olympic triple jump gold medal Thursday night to go with his world title, overtaking U.S. teammate Will Claye with his fourth jump in the final.
She has a boxer's story: a troubled childhood, a brother in prison, a father who took up the sport to stay out of trouble yet couldn't watch her fight at the Olympics because of a criminal record of his own.
Turkey's Servet Tazegul has won the Olympic taekwondo gold medal in the men's 68-kilogram division.
Donning laurel and olive wreaths on his head like Olympic champions of antiquity, Cyprus' first-ever Olympic medalist returned home a hero on Thursday with fans chanting his name.
Britain's Jade Jones has won the country's first taekwondo gold medal.
U.S. coach Hugh McCutcheon paid quite the tribute to Destinee Hooker while talking about her path to volleyball stardom.
Barbora Spotakova of the Czech Republic successfully defended her Olympic javelin title on Thursday night.
The president of amateur boxing's governing body expects to replace the sport's computerized scoring system with the traditional professional judging system before the 2016 Rio Olympics.
It's no wonder Kerri Walsh Jennings has an insatiable desire for Olympic gold medals: She can't take care of the ones she already has.
Not so fast, Usain Bolt. You're not a legend yet.
She wasn't about to pretend it was just another win.
Defending Olympic champion Brazil earned a rematch with the United States for the Olympic gold medal in women's volleyball with a straight-set victory over Japan on Thursday night.
The U.S.-Japan final has drawn a crowd of 80,203, the largest ever to see a women's soccer game at the Olympics.
Coach Hugh McCutcheon made a special point of seeking out captain Lindsey Berg for a quick hug after the U.S. women's volleyball team advanced to the gold medal match at the London Olympics.
When the pairings for women's under-57-kilogram taekwondo at the London Olympics were released, Diana Lopez figured her path through the bracket would be difficult.
The U.S. is clinging to a 2-1 lead over Japan after 75 minutes in the women's gold medal soccer game.
Usain Bolt won the 200 meters in 19.32 seconds Thursday night to become the first man with two Olympic titles at that distance.
Closing in on an Olympic medal three years after being forced to undergo gender tests, Caster Semenya of South Africa won her 800-meter semifinal heat in 1 minute, 57.67 seconds on Thursday night.
Natalia Vorobieva of Russia has won Olympic wrestling gold in women's 72-kilogram freestyle, pinning Bulgarian veteran Stanka Zlateva Hristova in the second period to claim the title at just 21 years old.
Martins Plavins and Janis Smedins beat the Netherlands in the beach volleyball bronze medal match on Thursday night to win Latvia's first medal of the London Olympics.