Two long balls, two sharp finishes and Brazil's hopes of its first Olympic gold were over.
There was no way Alaa al-Mizyen, a 22-year-old Saudi investment consultant, was missing this Olympic match. While her family slept in late Friday morning, she alone was awake and glued to the TV.
Maggie Steffens scored three goals and the U.S. women's water polo beat China 7-6 in their final preliminary-stage game to remain undefeated at the London Olympics.
Brazilian organizers are promising full venues at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, vowing to avoid the problem of empty seats that has dogged the London Games.
Adrian Zielinski of Poland broke Asia's grip on the Olympic weightlifting competition by winning gold in the 85-kilogram weight class after the early exit of China's defending champion, Lu Yong.
Serena Williams says she finds the Olympics at Wimbledon relaxing because of the festive atmosphere, and her matches have certainly been nothing to tense up about.
There's still one group that loves the training pool for athletes at the former Olympic village in Athens' northern fringe.
United States weightlifter Kendrick Farris gave his performance a seven on a scale of one to 10.
Geraint Thomas, Edward Clancy and the rest of the British men's pursuit team spent most of last month tuning in to daily coverage of the Tour de France, rooting on their former teammate Bradley Wiggins to the yellow jersey.
Florent Manaudou of France won the 50-meter freestyle at the London Olympics on Friday.
Fancy a traditional English fry-up for breakfast? How about a chicken curry or some kimchi? Or would a lamb samosa and some baba ganoush from a halal kitchen be more to your taste?
Gu Bon-gil led South Korea to a 45-26 victory Friday over Romania in the men's team saber final at the London Olympics, earning the Asians their first gold medal at a fencing team event.
Victoria Pendleton of Britain washed away the disappointment of her disqualification in the team sprint by claiming the gold medal in the keirin Friday at the London Olympics.
Michael Phelps won the 100-meter butterfly at the London Games on Friday for the record 17th gold and 21st medal overall in his Olympic career.
American teenager Missy Franklin set a world record in the 200 backstroke Friday for her third gold and fourth medal overall at the London Olympics.
British troops assigned on short notice to guard the Olympics are "enjoying a very unusual and memorable operation," London's mayor says.
An Australian rower was sent home from the Olympics after damaging two stores outside London, actions that left him "deeply ashamed" and with a bill of $2,175 to repair the broken windows.
France's Teddy Riner, the biggest star in judo, won the men's over-100-kilogram Olympic judo gold medal on Friday, giving him the only medal he was missing.
Russian track cyclist Victoria Baranova was expelled from the London Games after failing a pre-Olympics doping test, the governing body of the sport said Friday.
Just because Sarah Robles competes in a sport dominated by men, it doesn't mean she wants to look like one.