For Timi Garstang, a sprinter from the Marshall Islands, the Olympic experience boils down to this: He was the slowest man in the race to find the fastest man on earth.
A day after completing a career Golden Slam, Serena Williams still wants more.
Known more for misses than medals, Matt Emmons finally made his way to the podium in the 50-meter three-position rifle event at the Olympics.
U.S. gymnast Sam Mikulak will have surgery this month to correct an ankle problem that has bothered him since the Olympic trials in June.
Norbert Hosnyanszky scored three times to power defending champion Hungary to a dominating 11-6 win over the United States in the last preliminary-stage game for the Americans at the London Olympics.
A dip in the English Channel never felt so good.
The Olympics aren't even over and an email scam has surfaced, posing as a video detailing a scandal on the U.S. gymnastics team.
Midway through the Olympic tennis tournament at Wimbledon, a fan watching a doubles match was chattering in support of his nation's team, to the annoyance of a man seated several rows closer to the court.
American judo fighter Nick Delpopolo was expelled from the Olympics for doping Monday, saying he unintentionally ate something before the games that had been baked with marijuana.
A year ago, London was in flames. Now it is basking in the glow of the Olympic cauldron.
There was no mystery as to which team Varun Pemmaraju was supporting: His American flag was tied around his neck, the Stars and Stripes floating like a cape behind him.
Steve Futterman, CBS correspondent in London
Swimming Australia will not ignore its Olympic debacle in the pool.
You're an athlete at the Olympics. You get to train with your team, are issued special credentials, and spend a couple weeks around the world's best.
Xu Lijia of China was so strong in the women's Laser Radial that she won the gold medal Monday despite having to do a penalty turn on the first downwind leg.
Being the fastest man on Earth doesn't get you through security any quicker at the Olympics.
Here are five things to look out for at the London Olympics on Monday:
Defending Olympic champion Dawn Harper, American teammate Lolo Jones and world champion Sally Pearson cruised into the semifinals of the women's 100-meter hurdles Monday, then found themselves trying to console a longtime rival.
Two water polo referees who disallowed what appeared to be a legitimate goal will not officiate another match at the Olympics.
South Africa earned its first win in Olympic women's field hockey Monday, beating the United States 7-0 and sending the Americans to the bottom of their pool.