After cruising through their first three Olympic basketball games, the U.S. women's team is getting a day off.
By the time Bradley Wiggins wheeled his bike to the starting line in front of Hampton Court Palace, his country's national honor was no longer on the line.
Oscar Pistorius is brave, articulate, polite, polished, handsome and funny. He doesn't play the victim and never complains. Those reasons and more are why his lifelong struggles to become an Olympian are so celebrated.
In sports, as in life, there are those who bend rules, and those who cheat. They've always existed. And because of human frailties and pressure from sponsors, countries, coaches and athletes themselves for medals and trophies, they always will. But bending rules and spitting on them are not the same thing.
Tyson Gay fell asleep in the stands while watching LeBron James & Co. play France, a moment captured in a picture by a teammate who posted it on Twitter, naturally.
Troy Dumais could've called it a career. Came close, really close, to doing just that, even as the London Olympics were approaching.
While teams such as Nigeria want to test themselves against LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, they may have to settle for Kevin Love and Andre Iguodala.
The Olympic gold medal had been draped over Kohei Uchimura's neck for all of a minute when Danell Leyva leaned over and asked the man who is arguably the greatest male gymnast of all-time if he planned on being in Rio de Janeiro in four years.
Mandy Hauck turned 25 on Wednesday, but she's avoiding Facebook and her happy birthday messages to steer clear of Olympic spoilers about her favorite sport, fencing.
After four fairly orderly days at the Olympics, perhaps the wacky world of amateur boxing was overdue for an eventful night.
Led by a trio of Welshmen and a goal by an Englishman, Britain's first Olympic soccer team since 1960 advanced to the quarterfinals of the London Games with a 1-0 victory against Uruguay on Wednesday.
Destinee Hooker scored 22 points and the U.S. women's volleyball team improved to 3-0 with a three-set preliminary round victory over China at the London Olympics on Wednesday.
BMX cyclist Arielle Martin has withdrawn from the London Olympics because of injury.
Olympic medal on the line, Danell Leyva tried to find his center.
The only weightlifting gold medal that China failed to win at the Beijing Olympics was in the men's 77-kilogram category, so they sent two lifters to London to make sure it didn't happen again.
Amateur boxing's governing body cleared members of the U.S. Olympic boxing team of any wrongdoing Wednesday night regarding their possible contact with a professional promoter before the games.
London Mayor Boris Johnson has defended his decision to invite media mogul Rupert Murdoch to watch Olympic swimming events Friday, describing Murdoch as an important sponsor of sports.
Mariel Zagunis was stunned.
For nearly half a century, Larisa Latynina was the world's most decorated Olympian _ through the years of Soviet sports supremacy and decline, and the drastic evolution of her sport of gymnastics.