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.
Despite being world and Asian champions and newly minted Olympic gold medalists, Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei say their badminton partnership is just getting going.
Serena Williams clinched at least a silver medal Friday and earned a berth in the Olympic final when she beat No. 1-seeded Victoria Azarenka 6-1, 6-2.
As senior BBC executives joined a conference call to discuss the previous night's spectacular London Olympics opening ceremony, they teased each other nervously over the possible size of their television audience.
Charlotte Dujardin's record score riding Valegro helped Britain take a slender lead over Germany on Friday after the two-day first round of the Olympic dressage competition.
Chinese trampolinist Dong Dong made three wishes on New Year's Eve.
So you don't know a crossbow from a rainbow? Here's a crash course on archery, which is having a huge spike in popularity during the London Olympics:
Svetlana Podobedova won Kazakhstan's third weightlifting gold medal of the London Olympics on Friday, beating Russia's Natalya Zabolotnaya in a 75-kilogram showdown decided on the last lift.
Organizers of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics plan to keep the name of disgraced former FIFA President Joao Havelange on their main stadium.
A spectator at the London Olympics has been arrested and fined after officials say he and two other people verbally abused the family of an Australian track cyclist.
Idalys Ortiz of Cuba won the women's over 78-kilogram Olympic judo gold on Friday, improving on the bronze she won at the Beijing Games.
Teddy Riner of France won the men's over 100-kilogram Olympic judo gold medal on Friday, giving him the only medal he was missing.
Noor Hussain Al-Malki sat in Lane 3, face in her hands, barely a dozen painful strides from where her first Olympic race began.
Leuris Pupo earned his first major championship and gave Cuba its first shooting gold medal at an Olympics, winning the 25-meter rapid fire pistol at the London Games on Friday.
Oh Jin-hyek of South Korea won the gold medal in men's individual archery on Friday, topping Takaharu Furukawa of Japan in a one-sided final.
Steve Futterman, CBS News Correspondent
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