His Olympic gold medal in windsurfing already guaranteed, all Dorian Van Rijsselberge had to do was stay on his board and finish the final race.
At the London Olympics, Adele is served with tennis, Beyonce bounces around the basketball court and Queen's "We Will Rock You" spikes up beach volleyball.
The U.S. women's soccer team has another come-from-behind, last-minute thriller to add to its legacy. The Americans won't have much time to celebrate it: It's time to focus on winning it all.
BMX rider Arielle Martin underwent a third surgery after injuring her liver and lung in a devastating crash that knocked her out of the London Olympics.
Liang Chow stood next to Gabby Douglas, looked over and figured it was time for a chat.
Michael Phelps has always talked about changing the sport of swimming. He certainly made it more exciting by collecting more Olympic medals than any other athlete in history. But where does the sport go now that its most visible star is retiring?
Led by a rider who returned to the sport after breaking his neck in a competition fall, Britain won its first Olympic show jumping gold medal in 60 years Monday.
With 302 events in 26 sports crammed into two weeks, the Olympic Games can feel like an overdose. Even if you wedged open your eyes with toothpicks, you couldn't stay awake to watch it all. So why not get out the chain saw and cut the whole thing down to size?
The British boxers already know they're making a big medal haul out of their home Olympics.
One by one, they were all knocked out. Uruguay, Spain, Britian.
Excused to leave the postgame news conference, Chris Paul said thank you, walked to the end of the dais, lost his balance and nearly fell.
After a miserable first week in the gold medal stakes, traditional powerhouse Russia is showing signs of a revival _ though not enough to avoid its lowest Olympic finish in 60 years.
The island of Grenada has erupted in celebration over the small Caribbean nation's first-ever Olympic medal.
American runner LaShawn Merritt will not compete in the 4x400-meter relay after being sent home from the Olympics to get treatment on an injured left hamstring.
The widow of an Israeli athlete slain during the 1972 Munich Olympics denounced the IOC during a memorial Monday to honor the dead, shouting "Shame on you!" for failing to offer a moment of silence during the opening ceremony for the London Games.
Felix Sanchez ran the Olympic 400-meter hurdles final with the memory of his late grandma on his mind and in his heart.
The day after Kirani James traded nametags with double-amputee Oscar Pistorius, he picked up an even more valuable piece of Olympic history: the first medal for his tiny country of Grenada.
Beach volleyball referee Darryl Friesen left Monday night's Olympic quarterfinal between Germany and Brazil because of illness.
Marlen Esparza was already having a tough time with her headgear when the crowd started booing her for refusing to trade haymakers with her Venezuelan opponent.
Over his remarkable career, Michael Phelps has struck sponsorship deals with Speedo, Subway, Under Armour athletic wear, Omega watches and Procter & Gamble.