It's not just about the gold medal. It's about redemption.
Kaori Icho won wrestling's 63-kilogram freestyle division Wednesday at the London Games, becoming the first Japanese woman to capture the same event in three straights Olympics.
Ticket sales for the London Paralympics have surpassed 2 million since the start of the Olympics.
Diana Lopez let fly with one final kick before ending her training session, the skin of her bare foot hitting the target with such force that the crisp smacking sound left her coach leaping for joy.
There will be no magical run to another gold for the U.S. men's volleyball team. There will not even be a medal.
There's a pesky bug problem at Olympic Stadium.
Hitomi Obara of Japan won her first Olympic gold medal in women's 48-kilogram freestyle wrestling Wednesday, rallying to beat Mariya Stadnyk of Azerbaijan 0-4, 1-0, 2-0.
It's the home of the beautiful game, and Pele and five World Cup titles. The iconic jersey has been worn by many of the world's best players, including Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Romario and Bebeto.
Saudi Arabia's success in show jumping has shifted equestrian's order, and could help keep the sport in the Olympics.
Steve Guerdat of Switzerland, riding Nino des Buissonnets, won the gold medal in individual show jumping at the London Olympics after jumping cleanly in Wednesday's final two rounds of competition.
Britain's royal family will be upstaged by sporting royalty when the country's Olympic medal haul is celebrated outside Buckingham Palace.
Former world-record holder Asafa Powell is out the Olympic sprint relay for Jamaica after pulling his left groin during the 100-meter final.
China delivered one of its most pressure-packed gold medals of the London Olympics on Wednesday, completing the sweep of all four table tennis titles with a 3-0 victory over South Korea in the men's team final.
Two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva is targeting a third gold medal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.
For a day, at least, more pressing national concerns _ the Iranian nuclear threat, the civil war in Syria _ were pushed off the front pages of Israel.
Aly Raisman was ready to claim her Olympic legacy. She just needed a little bit of karmic justice to help her do it.
All Yao Ming could do was watch.
Underneath the surface, water polo isn't nearly as civilized as it might seem.
Sarah Attar finished last and more than a half-minute slower than her nearest competitor in the women's 800 meters. Yet hundreds rose to give her a standing ovation as she crossed the finish line.
Seven Cameroon athletes who left the Olympic village in the dead of night may be seeking new homes and better sports opportunities elsewhere, a Cameroon Olympic official said Wednesday.