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BMX cyclist Arielle Martin has withdrawn from the London Olympics because of injury.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.
Christine Brennan, USA Today columnist and ABC News consultant
Kei Nishikori of Japan started his match in sunshine on Court 14 and finished after dark under Wimbledon's Centre Court roof.
Now that you've been watching the world's top athletes compete in London, you may be inspired to go out and pursue your own sport at, um, less than an Olympic level. But even without their talent or practice regimens, you can take a lesson from what Olympians know: The mental game matters, too.
The IOC could take further action against eight badminton players disqualified for discrediting their sport by trying to lose. They could even be kicked out of the Olympics entirely.
At her regular job covering Wimbledon as a studio host for British TV, Charlie Webster hears a lot of "Quiet, please" and polite reminders for fans to turn off their mobile phones.
A black market operation in London Olympics tickets has been stopped and buyers of 20,000 seats will be denied entry to venues, the government said Wednesday.
Allison Schmitt pushed the United States in front in the anchor leg to win the 4x200-meter freestyle relay at the London Olympics on Wednesday.