Lasse Norman Hansen of Denmark finally ended Britain's dominance of the Olympic velodrome.
Lasse Norman Hansen of Denmark won the gold medal in the men's omnium at the London Velodrome on Sunday after surviving a crash in one of the six races of the event.
Up on Murray Mount, the crowd was in a festive mood long before the rain stopped and the roof over Wimbledon parted to reveal a Centre Court sparkling brilliantly in the sunlight.
Former 100-meter world champion Kim Collins of St. Kitts and Nevis was missing for several days before he was expelled by his team from the London Olympics, a team official said Sunday.
Hamid Soryan of Iran won an Olympic gold medal Sunday in men's 55-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling.
Women's gymnastics all-around champion Gabby Douglas likes her hairstyle just fine, thanks.
Andy Murray will have to settle for one Olympic gold medal.
The format of Olympic badminton will be reviewed to avoid a repeat of the match-throwing scandal that blighted the London Games, but the governing body of the sport said Sunday no changes were guaranteed.
Britain awoke, afraid it might all have been a dream.
In an Aug. 3 story about the preliminaries in the Olympic women's 50-meter freestyle, The Associated Press erroneously reported the country of qualifier Sarah Blake Bateman. She is from Iceland, not Israel.
LONDON _ The British capital is awash in Olympic ink _ tattoo ink, that is.
Lin Dan lived up to the hype, and China lived up to the expectations.
Weightlifter Tatiana Kashirina of Russia broke the world record twice in the snatch portion of the women's super heavyweight competition.
Watching the greatest athletes on earth compete in a quadrennial bonanza of sport is nice, but it's evidently not enough to satisfy the goldfish-like attention span of 21st-century spectators.
Juan Martin del Potro won the bronze medal in Olympic tennis Sunday, beating Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-4 in a rain-delayed match at Wimbledon.
Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng won the men's Olympic doubles final Sunday, giving China a sweep of the badminton gold medals.
Officials at the London Velodrome, the venue for Olympic track cycling, say there are three leaks in the roof.
Two Ukrainian super heavyweights have joined the swelling ranks of weightlifters dropping out of the London Olympics.
In one unforgettable night for a nation, the Olympic Games and host Britain were the best they can be.
Britain's Ben Ainslie crossed the finish line and pumped both fists, then stood up in his Finn dinghy and did it again.