Mijain Lopez of Cuba has won the Olympic gold medal in men's 120-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling.
Pavlos Kontides won Cyprus' first medal at an Olympics when the took the silver Monday in sailing's Laser class.
Algerian middle-distance runner Taoufik Makhloufi was reinstated for the 1,500-meter final after he had been disqualified from the Olympics for allegedly not trying hard enough Monday in the 800 heats.
Two-time defending champion Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica barely advanced out of the opening round of the Olympic 200 meters, finishing third in her heat in 22.75 seconds Monday night.
Alan Khugaev of Russia won the Olympic gold medal Monday in men's 84-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling.
Nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus won the women's shot put gold medal at the London Olympics on Monday, pushing New Zealand's Valerie Adams into second place.
It was hard to tell what sounded more deafening: Britain's Jason Kenny winning an Olympic sprint gold medal or Victoria Pendleton moving one step closer to doing the same thing.
An Olympic spectator accused of hurling a plastic bottle onto the stadium track seconds before the men's 100-meter final pleaded not guilty Monday to creating a public nuisance.
Omid Noroozi of Iran won the gold medal Monday in men's 60-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling at the London Olympics.
Just reaching the shoot-off of the men's trap final was enough to make him cry.
Katie Taylor stepped through the ropes and into the madness, beaming at thousands of flag-waving, face-painted Irish fans raucously celebrating her Olympic boxing victory.
Greece is worried that an early exit from the Olympic water polo tournament will hamper the sport's development in a country crippled by debt.
For Timi Garstang, a sprinter from the Marshall Islands, the Olympic experience boils down to this: He was the slowest man in the race to find the fastest man on earth.
A day after completing a career Golden Slam, Serena Williams still wants more.
Known more for misses than medals, Matt Emmons finally made his way to the podium in the 50-meter three-position rifle event at the Olympics.
U.S. gymnast Sam Mikulak will have surgery this month to correct an ankle problem that has bothered him since the Olympic trials in June.
Norbert Hosnyanszky scored three times to power defending champion Hungary to a dominating 11-6 win over the United States in the last preliminary-stage game for the Americans at the London Olympics.
A dip in the English Channel never felt so good.
The Olympics aren't even over and an email scam has surfaced, posing as a video detailing a scandal on the U.S. gymnastics team.
Midway through the Olympic tennis tournament at Wimbledon, a fan watching a doubles match was chattering in support of his nation's team, to the annoyance of a man seated several rows closer to the court.