| Jul 21, 2012
| 4:35 PM
LONDON -- The Olympic torch relay began its first full day in London on Saturday, marking the start of the final week-long countdown to the opening of the 2012 Games.
The flame was handed to the day's first torchbearer in Greenwich, home to the...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:20 AM
LONDON -- The British government will deploy an extra 1,200 troops for Olympics security, Sports Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced Tuesday.
The 1,200 military personnel come on top of 3,500 already called up specially this month after security contractor...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 5:18 PM
LONDON -- Few shows can claim such an audience. As the dramatic spectacle of the Olympic Games opening ceremony in London unfolded Friday night, organizers estimated a billion people around the world would be glued to their television sets to see it,...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 10:06 AM
LONDON -- The first world records of the London 2012 Olympics have been set by a blind South Korean archer -- hours before Friday's much-anticipated opening ceremony was due to begin.
Im Dong Hyun is legally classified as blind and cannot see out of...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 3:06 PM
A handful of journalists were on hand to watch the U.S. women's basketball team win its Olympic opener against Croatia.
It was an obvious contrast to the crammed news conference the previous day for the U.S. men's team, where reporters scurried toward...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Bob Bowman was done, or so he thought. Something of the Michael Phelps Whisperer to the media, he can be counted on for insights, such as on Tuesday night after the Baltimore swimmer became the most decorated Olympian ever after winning a gold medal as...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 9:22 AM
For some Olympic families, it's enough just to go to London to cheer. But that's not La La Vasquez Anthony.
Sure she'll have time to cheer on Carmelo as he plays basketball for Team USA, but she'll also be filming her VH1 reality show "La La's Full Court...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 5:30 PM
With Michael Phelps’ script calling for him to exit pool left after these Games, every day brings another last — of a particular race, for example, or a final matchup against a worthy rival. But even after four Olympics, Phelps is finding...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Jamie Lynn Gray has relived her nightmare final shot that cost her a medal at the Beijing Games everyday since, but the U.S. shooter can rest easy now after sweeping to the 50 meter three position Olympic title on Saturday.
The 28-year-old from Lebanon,...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 6:46 PM
If the Algerian runner had stayed disqualified. If a fellow American hadn't surged past him near the finish line. If he had run .05 of a second faster.
Matthew Centrowitz almost medaled in the 1,500-meter race here Tuesday night, but for several might-...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 10:26 AM
You know how they say there's no crying in baseball? Apparently they haven't gotten that message at the London Olympics.
Have you ever seen so much blubbering in your life?
These athletes cry tears of joy when they win. They cry tears of sorrow when...