Almost a medalist in Beijing. Almost perfect in London.
A dozen people opposed to the Syrian government staged a small demonstration Saturday to protest the presence at the Olympics of a Syrian equestrian rider whose father is under U.S. sanctions for supporting President Bashar Assad.
The British women's pursuit team shattered its own world record Saturday while qualifying for the gold medal race against the United States.
Britain confirmed its status as rowing's dominant nation by winning two golds on the final day of the Olympic regatta Saturday to finish atop the medals table.
From the Irish pubs of Stockholm to bustling Koreatown in Los Angeles, expat Olympic fans around the world are following _ or trying to follow _ their favorite back-home athletes, an often lonely and difficult pursuit in our otherwise connected world.
First-time Olympians Richard Gasquet and Julien Benneteau of France won the bronze medal in Olympics doubles Saturday by beating David Ferrer and Feliciano Lopez of Spain, 7-6 (4), 6-2.
Italy's Jessica Rossi won the gold medal in women's trap shooting at the London Olympics on Saturday, missing just one of 100 shots to set a world record.
Canadian equestrian Ian Millar rode into Olympic history Saturday by competing in his 10th games _ the most of any athlete.
Li Xuerui has beaten world champion Wang Yihan 21-15, 21-23, 21-17 in an all-Chinese final of Olympic badminton women's singles.
Mads Rasmussen and Rasmus Quist captured Denmark's only gold of the Olympic rowing regatta by winning a controversial lightweight men's double sculls final that had to be restarted after the seat of one of the defending champion British crew came loose.
Lithuanian basketball officials have been warned to control racist behavior by the country's fans at the Olympics.
India's veteran boxing coach says he accepts the decision by amateur boxing's governing body to overturn his welterweight's apparent victory in Friday's competition.
When he's eligible _ and healthy enough _ to run, it's very hard to catch LaShawn Merritt.
Japan advanced to the men's Olympic soccer semifinals Saturday with a 3-0 win over a short-handed Egypt team after goals from Kensuke Nagai, captain Maya Yoshida and Yuki Otsu.
Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka bounced back from a semifinal drubbing against Serena Williams to win an Olympic bronze medal Saturday.
Officials say an Olympics security trainee has been charged with making a bomb threat ahead of the games last month.
Jamie Lynn Gray won the gold medal in women's 50-meter three-position rifle shooting at the London Games on Saturday, setting two Olympic records along the way.
Miroslava Knapkova of the Czech Republic powered to gold with a dominant victory in the women's single sculls at the Olympic rowing regatta on Saturday, adding to the world title she won last year.
It isn't just the Olympic swimming pool that's seeing records fall.
Kat Copeland and Sophie Hosking became the third female British crew to capture gold in the Olympic rowing regatta, winning the lightweight women's double sculls at Dorney Lake on Saturday.