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.
Kim Jiyeon of South Korea won the Olympic fencing gold medal in women's individual sabre on Wednesday night, topping Russia's Sofya Velikaya 15-9 to win the title.
It is the best of times, it is the worst of times.
Maica Garcia scored her second goal of the night with under a minute to play and Spain rallied for a 9-9 draw Wednesday against the United States in Olympic water polo.
Nathan Adrian of the United States won the men's 100-meter freestyle by the smallest of margins at the London Olympics on Wednesday.
Lu Xiaojun set snatch and total world records at the Olympics on Wednesday, leading China to a gold-silver finish Wednesday in men's 77-kilogram weightlifting.
Venezuela's Ruben Limardo won the Olympic gold medal in men's individual epee Wednesday night, topping Norway's Bartosz Piasecki 15-10 in the title bout.
Jiao Liuyang of China set an Olympic record to win the women's 200-meter butterfly at the London Games on Wednesday.
Anthony Davis stopped dribbling, tucked the ball under one of his long arms and shook hands with the tall reporter whose face seemed so familiar.
Eight badminton players were kicked out of the women's doubles competition at the London Olympics on Wednesday for trying to lose on purpose. Here's a look at the game of badminton:
A sample of reaction from players, coaches and Olympic officials to the disqualification of eight female badminton players for deliberately trying to lose matches at the London Games:
Daniel Gyurta of Hungary set a world record to win the 200-meter breaststroke at the London Olympics on Wednesday.