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London 2012

Meniscus Tear: Blake Griffin's Olympics-Ending Injury Explained

Posted 07.13.2012 | Healthy Living

Blake Griffin, the Los Angeles Clippers' star forward who was chosen for Team USA , will no longer compete in the Olympics because of a knee injury kn...

Dream Matchup: How Does 2012 U.S. Team Stack Up Against Dream Team?

AP | Steve Reed | Posted 07.13.2012 | Sports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Michael Jordan said there's no way Kobe Bryant and this year's USA Olympic basketball team could've beaten the 1992 Dream Team. Jo...

Blake Griffin To Miss Olympics

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 07.13.2012 | Sports

LAS VEGAS -- Anthony Davis was seated on the court, the best players in the world towering above him. The NBA rookie had just been fouled while makin...

U.S. Women Looking For Redemption

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 09.12.2012 | Sports

The players on the U.S. women's soccer team had never known a feeling quite like it. They came home as conquering heroes. Hope Solo and Abby Wambach k...

Blake Griffin Injured At USA Camp

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 09.11.2012 | Sports

LAS VEGAS — Blake Griffin has returned to Los Angeles for evaluation of a left knee injury, opening the door for Anthony Davis to be in uniform ...

Winning Gold in the Green Race

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 09.11.2012 | Green
Sir Peter Westmacott

In stark terms, we use half the amount of energy for the same economic benefit as we did 40 years ago. Being energy efficient is central to maintaining our competitiveness and growing our economy in the future.

Daily Olympics Schedule

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.22.2012 | Sports

All Times EDT(Subject to change)Wednesday, July 25SoccerWomenAt Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales Britain vs. New Zeal...

Sport-By-Sport Olympics Schedule Breakdown

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.10.2012 | Sports

All Times Local(Subject to change)ARCHERYAt Lord's Cricket GroundFriday, July 27 Men's Individual ranking round, 9 a.m....

Olympics TV Schedule

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.23.2012 | Sports

All Times EDTWEDNESDAY, JULY 25MSNBC Women's Soccer - Qualifying Round (LIVE), 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Women's...

U.S. Volleyball Player Head To 5th Olympics

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 09.11.2012 | Sports

Danielle Scott-Arruda never really thought she was very good at volleyball. "When I started getting recruiting letters in high school, ...

Olympics Marks Major Milestone For Women In Sports

AP | Posted 07.19.2012 | Sports

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- During this, the summer of the 40th anniversary of Title IX, American women have reached another milestone in sports: For t...

China Sending Nearly 400 Olympians To London

AP | Posted 09.11.2012 | Sports

BEIJING (AP) — China is sending a team of nearly 400 athletes to defend its title as the top gold medal winner when the Olympic Games start in Londo...

Brazil Only Wants Gold

AP | TALES AZZONI | Posted 09.18.2012 | Sports

SAO PAULO (AP) — More than ever, it will be all or nothing for Brazil's soccer team at the London Olympics. Brazil has always been un...

Will Athletes Use Drugs At This Year's Olympics?

Chris Cooper | Posted 09.09.2012 | Books
Chris Cooper

The Olympic spirit stresses mutual understanding, friendship, solidarity and fair play. Yet by some estimates as many as 1,000 of these competitors could have used performance enhancing drugs to smooth their progress to the games.

Chinese Badminton Star Gets Late Olympic Call

AP | Posted 09.11.2012 | Sports

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Li Xuerui has received a late call-up to the London Olympics after passing Chinese teammate Wang Shixian in the world ...

The World's Fastest Rivalry: Usain Bolt vs. Yohan Blake

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.09.2012 | Sports

Almost from the moment Usain Bolt finished his 3-for-3-for-3 performance at the Beijing Olympics — three events, three gold medals, three world reco...

London 2012's Pringle-Shaped Velodrome

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 09.15.2012 | Home

© Anthony Palmer Architects: Hopkins Architects Location: London, England Project Year: 2012 Photographs: Richard Davies, David Poultney, Anthony...

VOTE: Does 'Blade Runner' Have Advantage?

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 09.08.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Is manmade material superior to muscle? Are those blades better than real legs? Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee runner, is taking the...

Nigeria Snags Final Men's Basketball Spot In London

AP | Posted 09.11.2012 | Sports

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Ike Diogu scored 25 points, and Nigeria earned the final men's basketball spot in the London Olympics with an 88-73 victor...

Tony Parker Cleared For Olympics

AP | Posted 09.05.2012 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Spurs guard Tony Parker can play for European runner-up France in the Olympic Games after San Antonio's doctors agreed he has recovered...

The Life Cycle Of The Olympic Swimmer

Grantland | Posted 07.05.2012 | Sports

Ariana Kukors broke the world record in the 200-meter individual medley in 2009 with a 2:06.15 mark that no one has beaten since. She has won seven sw...

Will Saudi Arabia Finally Send Women To Olympics?

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 07.05.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- IOC President Jacques Rogge cannot guarantee "100 percent" that female athletes from Saudi Arabia will compete at the London Olympics, altho...

'Blade Runner' Set To Run In London

AP | GERALD IMRAY and KIM CHAKANETSA | Posted 09.03.2012 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — Never count out Oscar Pistorius. The Blade Runner will be competing in the London Olympics after all, in his favorite event, the...

This Olympian's Workout Routine And Go-To Snacks (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 07.03.2012 | Teen

When you watch Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman perform, it's easy to forget that she's an 18-year-old high school student who loves hanging out with her f...

45-Year-Old Swimmer Misses Out On 6th Trip To Olympics

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 09.01.2012 | Sports

OMAHA, Neb. — Dara Torres lingered in the water after the other swimmers had climbed out of the pool. Her long career was finally over....