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.
BMX rider Brooke Crain of the United States took a hard fall on the final straight during her seeding run at the London Olympics on Wednesday.
Here are five things to look out for at the London Olympics on Wednesday:
Murilo Endres scored 14 points and Brazil overpowered Argentina in straight sets Wednesday to advance to the men's volleyball semifinals at the London Olympics.
First-time Olympian Alex Morgan already has her defining moment: A game-winning goal in overtime that put the U.S. women's soccer team into the gold medal match.
International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge praised the London Olympics on Wednesday as "really very good games."
ROME _ The 2008 Olympic race walk champion who was expelled from the London Games for doping broke down in tears while recounting how he hid the banned substance in the home he was sharing with star figure skater Carolina Kostner. "I made a huge error," Alex Schwazer says. "And I can only repeat, I'm sorry."
It helps to have a thick neck if you're going to drop a 432-pound barbell on it.
U.S. Soccer would prefer to have Hope Solo, Alex Morgan and the rest of the players on the women's national team playing at home rather than abroad. The hard part is figuring out the best way to make that happen.
Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen of Australia sailed three laps of honor Wednesday to collect their Olympic gold medals in the 49er skiff class.
Roger Bannister will forever be remembered for four laps around the track.
Civic officials say vandals have defaced a mailbox that was painted gold to celebrate Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis.
Hungary ended the 16-year dominance of Germany in the women's 500-meter K-4 event at the Olympics by winning gold Wednesday at Dorney Lake.
Hungary won Olympic gold in canoeing Wednesday, capturing the men's 1,000-meter K-2 in a photo finish by holding off fast-closing Portugal.
Norwegian canoer Eirik Veras Larsen reclaimed the Olympic title in the men's 1,000-meter K-1 on Wednesday, overhauling Adam van Koeverden of Canada in a tight finish to win his country's first gold of the London Games.
Sebastian Brendel of Germany won Olympic gold in the 1,000-meter C-1 on Wednesday, adding to the titles he captured at the last three European championships.