Now it's time to turn those golds into some green.
China's Wu Jingyu has defended her Olympic title by winning the taekwondo gold medal in the women's 49-kilogram division.
Mary Kom has twin boys waiting at home in India, and she promised to bring them back something nice from the London Olympics. How about a medal? That's far better than the average toy or gift. Trouble is Kom has just the one.
Juliana waited an extra four years to make her Olympic debut because of an injury that knocked her out of the Beijing Games two days before the opening ceremonies.
Swimming officials are considering the introduction of underwater video for judging following the controversy over an alleged illegal "dolphin" kick by South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh in his Olympic 100-meter breaststroke gold medal win last week.
Maxim Mikhaylov scored 13 points and Russia defeated Poland in straight sets Wednesday advance to the men's volleyball semifinals at the London Olympics.
Captain Miho Boskovic led three players with two goals apiece and Croatia cruised to an 8-2 win over the United States to advance to the semifinals of men's Olympic water polo.
These British athletes can't be licked.
Allyson Felix of the U.S. finally got her Olympic gold in the 200 meters Wednesday night, overtaking two-time 100 champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica down the stretch to win in 21.88 seconds.
Natalya Antyukh of Russia won the women's 400-meter hurdles at the London Olympics on Wednesday night, edging world champion Lashinda Demus and narrowly missing the games record.
The governing body of soccer said Wednesday that it needs more time to look into complaints by the Canadian women's team following its semifinal loss to the United States at the London Olympics.
St. Kitts Olympic officials say a drug taken by one its sprinters was a stimulant called "Blast Off Red," which is used to increase performance in animals.
It's not just about the gold medal. It's about redemption.
Kaori Icho won wrestling's 63-kilogram freestyle division Wednesday at the London Games, becoming the first Japanese woman to capture the same event in three straights Olympics.
Ticket sales for the London Paralympics have surpassed 2 million since the start of the Olympics.
Diana Lopez let fly with one final kick before ending her training session, the skin of her bare foot hitting the target with such force that the crisp smacking sound left her coach leaping for joy.
There will be no magical run to another gold for the U.S. men's volleyball team. There will not even be a medal.
There's a pesky bug problem at Olympic Stadium.
Hitomi Obara of Japan won her first Olympic gold medal in women's 48-kilogram freestyle wrestling Wednesday, rallying to beat Mariya Stadnyk of Azerbaijan 0-4, 1-0, 2-0.
It's the home of the beautiful game, and Pele and five World Cup titles. The iconic jersey has been worn by many of the world's best players, including Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Romario and Bebeto.