Oleksiy Torokhtiy won a surprise weightlifting gold medal for Ukraine on Monday after the top names in the 105-kilogram category dropped out or were eliminated.
World Cup champion Japan reached the women's Olympic soccer final Monday by beating France 2-1 at Wembley Stadium.
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Jenn Suhr of the United States won the gold medal in the women's pole vault on Monday, ending Russian Yelena Isinbayeva's bid for a third straight Olympic title.
Matt Emmons' final shot of the Olympic 50-meter three-position rifle competition was terrible. Again.
Jason Kenny beat his nemesis for the first time and extended British domination in track cycling at the London Olympics.
Yuliya Zaripova of Russia won the gold medal in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase at the London Olympics on Monday, clocking the fourth-fastest time in history.
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.