Just four days after the U.S. boxing team began the London Olympics with a string of victories and rising medal hopes, only two male fighters are still standing.
The U.S. men's basketball team has broken its Olympic record for 3-pointers in a game, making 14 during a 78-point first half against Nigeria.
Though Lochte has emerged victorious in multiple events in the London 2012 games, his comedic stunts are what has garnered the most public attention.
Three years ago, Sizwe Ndlovu gave up his job as an computer technician in South Africa to pursue an Olympic gold medal in rowing at the London Games. It seemed a far-fetched quest.
In a story sent July 20 about Muslim athletes at the Olympics, The Associated Press incorrectly described the Religion News Service as faith-based. The news service covers religious issues and is non-sectarian.
Elisa Di Francisca won her second fencing gold medal of the London Olympics on Thursday, leading Italy to a 45-31 victory over defending champion Russia in the women's team foil final.
Aly Raisman grabbed the sides of her warmup jacket _ at just about the place where a medal would have hung _ and did what she's always done.
Kayla Harrison took her spot atop the medal stand, determined not to cry during the national anthem.
Venus and Serena Williams were so eager to reach the Olympics semifinals they collided and tumbled to the grass chasing a shot Thursday.
Ranomi Kromowidjojo of the Netherlands won the 100-meter freestyle at the London Olympics on Thursday.
Michael Phelps won the 200-meter individual medley Thursday for his first individual gold of the London Games, becoming the first man to win the same indvidual event in three straight Olympics.
Guo Shuang and Gong Jinjie had just finished a victory lap and started celebrating with officials from the Chinese team when they found out they were not Olympic champions.
First a ban. Now a bad leg. Just getting to London has been difficult for LaShawn Merritt.
Captain Tony Azevedo scored four goals _ three in the opening quarter _ and the U.S. men's water polo team beat Britain 13-7 on Thursday to remain undefeated at the London Olympics.
Suspended French runner Nordine Gezzar has lost his late legal bid to run on Friday at the London Olympics.
Britain broke its own world record set earlier Thursday to win its second straight Olympic gold medal in the men's team sprint.
Tyler Clary of the United States passed defending champion Ryan Lochte on the last lap and set an Olympic record to win the 200-meter backstroke at the London Games on Thursday.
Moments before "The Star-Spangled Banner" resounded across a sun-kissed Dorney Lake, Taylor Ritzel looked at the gold medal hanging around her neck. She shook her head and took a deep breath.
This wasn't the finish Lars Frolander envisioned.
He clenched his fists at times, leaned back nervously at others. And when his compatriots won Olympic gold, he leaped from his seat and thrust his arms skyward.