Hammer thrower Marina Marghieva of Moldova is out of the Olympics for doping.
American volleyball player Donald Suxho has it all mapped out. Should he ever win the lottery, his plan is clear: He'll buy his parents all they want, open a savings account for his son and party around the world with friends.
All anyone's talking about ahead of the men's 100 meters is the showdown between Olympic champion Usain Bolt and world champion Yohan Blake, a pair of Jamaicans who train together.
Inside the Olympic Park, the handball venue is the "Box That Rocks."
Tina Charles is leading the way inside, to where the big girls play.
Errol Spence thought he was out of the Olympics, one last U.S. boxer done in by the vagaries of the amateur scoring system. The welterweight thought he had taken the final defeat in the worst Olympic performance ever by the American team that once reigned atop the sport.
Katie Ledecky got good luck wishes from Missy Franklin and a high-five from Michael Phelps on her way to the pool deck for her first Olympic swimming final at 15.
They've become almost as well-known back home as their superstar swimming sons.
The British boxing team is nearly unbeaten at its home Olympics, while nine straight defeats appeared to finish off the American men _ until a late-night reprieve kept one U.S. fighter alive.
A few hours after the U.S. men's boxing team thought it was done at the Olympics, amateur boxing's governing body decided Errol Spence deserved to fight on.
Tomasz Majewski beat some of the burliest athletes in track and field to become the first man since 1956 to retain an Olympic shot put title, so he was hardly going to let a pack of slender distance runners curb his celebration.
Maybe it's the effect of "The Hunger Games" and bow-and-arrow-toting heroine Katniss Everdeen, or the lure of competing at a 200-year-old venue. Or maybe it's the Robin Hood factor.
Too excited to sleep and too early to wander the Olympic village, Gabby Douglas messaged her family and asked if they could have a video chat.
Britain's Jessica Ennis stared at the scoreboard, waiting for her time to post, and then thrust her arms into the air.
Moroccan runner Amine Laalou was barred from entering Britain a day before he was to compete at the Olympics, Morocco's sports minister said Friday.
For Greece, the Olympics were meant to provide relief from the long-running saga of an economic crisis. Instead, the London Games have so far yielded only a bronze amid talk of bailouts and budget cuts.
American 15-year-old Katie Ledecky won the 800- meter freestyle at the London Olympics on Friday.
Even Prince William and Prince Harry were kept in the dark.
The Jamaicans of London have got their soul food sizzling, their Red Stripe on ice and their expectations sky high.
Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia pulled away with 600 meters to go and won the 10,000 meters at the London Games on Friday to defend her Olympic title.