There are times when history only becomes clear with hindsight and others _ rarer, more goose-bumpy _ when you actually feel it being made. Oscar Pistorius revolutionizing our notions of what is possible with every clink, clink of his prosthetic legs on the London Olympic running track was one such moment.
The United States set a world record to win the women's medley relay at the London Olympics on Saturday.
The U.S. women's soccer team digs the long ball. Maybe a little too much.
Sun Yang of China broke his own world record to win the men's 1,500-meter freestyle at the London Olympics on Saturday.
Britain's Culture Secretary was criticized Saturday for meeting with media tycoon Rupert Murdoch at the Olympic Aquatics Center, months after he faced tough questions at the country's media ethics inquiry over his links to the mogul.
The British women's pursuit team of Dani King, Laura Trott and Joanna Rowsell had just set another world record while winning an Olympic gold medal, and nobody could have blamed them for believing things couldn't get any better.
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone would rather run a race that zips past Buckingham Palace than one that goes around London's Olympic Stadium.
Ranomi Kromowidjojo of the Netherlands has won the women's 50-meter freestyle to complete a sweep of the sprints at the London Olympics.
It began with a smile at the starting line.
In his final feat of athleticism at the Olympics, Bob Bryan caught his brother.
Olympic gold medals can be decided by tiny margins. Just not normally in a two-hour-long triathlon over nearly 34 miles.
Maybe they should be called paddle-enhancing substances.
Ukrainian weightlifter Artem Ivanov failed to show for his weigh-in and won't take part in the competition. No reason was given.
Track and field's governing body suspended athletes from Belarus and Morocco for doping offenses, barring them from the London Olympics.
Rosannagh MacLennan soared to Canada's first Olympic gold of the London Games on Saturday, capturing the women's trampoline title when defending champion He Wenna of China wobbled during her final routine.
Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei of China won the women's doubles gold medal in the scandal-marred badminton competition at the London Olympics.
Two top Russian weightlifters have withdrawn from the Olympics for medical reasons.
Almost a medalist in Beijing. Almost perfect in London.
A dozen people opposed to the Syrian government staged a small demonstration Saturday to protest the presence at the Olympics of a Syrian equestrian rider whose father is under U.S. sanctions for supporting President Bashar Assad.
The British women's pursuit team shattered its own world record Saturday while qualifying for the gold medal race against the United States.