It didn't take long to figure out that the London Velodrome track is one of the fastest in the world.
Police on Thursday named a cyclist killed by an official games bus near London's Olympic Park as 28-year-old Daniel Harris.
Emilie Fer of France won the gold medal in the kayak slalom Thursday at the London Games.
Tagir Khaibulaev of Russia won the men's 100-kilogram Olympic judo gold medal on Thursday as Russian President Vladimir Putin and British Prime Minister David Cameron looked on.
Britain is turning red into gold.
Hiroshi Hoketsu of Japan became the oldest competitor at the 2012 London Olympics on Thursday when his horse Whisper cantered into the ring at the equestrian dressage competition at Greenwich Park.
Novak Djokovic will face Andy Murray in the semifinals of the Olympics at Wimbledon.
Bradley Wiggins promised to forgo the traditional flute of champagne when he won the Tour de France. The British cyclist made up for it after winning an Olympic gold medal with a booze binge.
Bad news for shoppers: Most won't be admitted to the Olympic mall the next two days unless they have a ticket to the games or come at night.
American judo fighter Kayla Harrison made it to Thursday's final in the 78-kilogram division and will face Britain's Gemma Gibbons for the Olympic gold medal.
Russia wants to knock your socks off. Denmark is stylish and sophisticated. Ireland is up for a party _ on a budget.
CBS News Correspondent Steve Futterman live from London
Tony Parker, wearing goggles to protect an eye injured in a nightclub brawl, scored 27 points and Nicolas Batum added 21 Thursday to lead France to an 82-74 victory over Lithuania in Olympic basketball.
Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus advanced to the Olympic semifinals Thursday by beating No. 7 Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-4, 7-5 under the Centre Court roof at Wimbledon.
The head of Spain's national Olympic committee says he doesn't think steeplechaser Angel Mullera should compete at the London Games despite winning his case to be reinstated to the team after facing doping allegations.
The IOC is urging the Chinese, South Korean and Indonesian national Olympic committees to investigate the coaches of the badminton players who were disqualified for trying to lose matches.
Nathan Cohen and Joseph Sullivan added an Olympic gold medal to their two world titles Thursday by winning the double sculls final at Dorney Lake. It was New Zealand's first gold of the London Games.
South Africa captured its first rowing gold at an Olympic Games by producing a powerful finish to win a thrilling lightweight men's four on Thursday.
If you think that beach volleyball and the ribbon twirling events are a bit odd, wait until you read the list of Olympic events that have been dropped in years past.
China's state media launched attacks Thursday on what it said were arrogant and prejudice views of the country's athletes at the London Olympics.