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London 2012 Olympics

Gabby Douglas' Mother Filed For Bankruptcy?

AP | Posted 10.05.2012 | Black Voices

NORFOLK, Va. — Court records show that the mother of Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in Virginia. The fili...

Working Out for the Olympics

Stacy Berman | Posted 10.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Stacy Berman

In the words of Aristotle, "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."

Sister Act III: Williams Sisters Make History

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 10.05.2012 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England — Serena Williams relishes her role as copycat little sister. Even if it takes her 12 years. Now she has that Olympic double...

Olympics Produce Wimbledon Rematch

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England -- There will be mania among the picnickers on Murray Mount, and a proud contingent of Brits far rowdier than those strawberries-an...

'Mystery Woman' Apologizes For Crashing Opening Ceremony

AP | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports

NEW DELHI -- India's Olympic mystery woman has apologized for gatecrashing the opening ceremony in London, saying an "error in judgment" caused her to...

Oscar Pistorius Revolutionizes Olympic Notions

AP | JOHN LEICESTER | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- There are times when history only becomes clear with hindsight and others – rarer, more goose-bumpy – when you actually feel it ...

Phelps Goes Out In Style

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON — As if 22 medal ceremonies over the last three Olympics weren't enough, Michael Phelps was summoned back to the pool deck for one more a...

U.S. And China Neck-And-Neck In Medal Race

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- The red, white and blue is painting the Olympics gold, silver and bronze. Midway through the London Games, the United States is locked in...

'National Hero' Kicked Off Olympic Team For His Wife

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Former 100-meter world champion Kim Collins was expelled by his team from the London Olympics on Saturday for missing training sessions...

Russia Snaps U.S. Streak

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- The U.S. men's volleyball team learned there's no relaxing against the Russians. The United States took a two-set lead against Russia in ...

Friends Battle For Gold In Emotional Track Duel

AP | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Mo Farah won the 10,000 meters at the London Olympics to give Britain three gold medals in track and field in about one hour on Saturday nig...

Jamaica Tops U.S. In Round 1 On Track

AP | Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica outleaned world champion Carmelita Jeter of the United States and finished in 10.75 seconds Saturday nigh...

Should U.S. Women Change Strategy?

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The U.S. women's soccer team digs the long ball. Maybe a little too much. It's hard to blame the players. ...

Fight On! Controversial Decision Against U.S. Boxer Overturned

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- 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...

Is There Room For Pro Athletes At The Olympics? (VOTE)

Posted 08.05.2012 | Sports

This past Thursday night the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team beat Nigeria 156-73 in a game that was little shock to most Olympic viewers. It was a ...

Bolt Is Back

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- In his first appearance at the London Olympics, Usain Bolt did what he had to do to advance to the 100-meter semifinals, overcoming a slow s...

Don't Forget About Gatlin

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- 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,...

U.S. Track Star Can't Finish Opening Race

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON — When he's eligible – and healthy enough – to run, it's very hard to catch LaShawn Merritt. Those moments, however, have co...

'Blade Runner' Not Just Making History

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- It began with a smile at the starting line. Moments later, Oscar Pistorius took off and the click-click-clicking of carbon on the track w...

LIVE DISCUSSION: 'Blade Runner' To Make Olympic Debut

Posted 08.03.2012 | Sports

While the character and work ethic of South African track star Oscar Pistorius are widely hailed there are mixed opinions about whether he should have...

The Hottest Sport In London

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 10.03.2012 | Sports

LONDON — 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-o...

U.S. Swimmers Shine On Friday Night

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 10.03.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Michael Phelps is turning his final Olympics into quite a victory lap, and don't fret about American swimming after he's gone. Led by ...

Phelps Wins Historic Three-Peat In Final Individual Race

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.05.2012 | Sports

Remember when Michael Phelps was yesterday's Olympian? He'll be the subject of headlines tomorrow morning in London and around the world after adding ...

German Rower To Leave Olympics Over Boyfriend's Reported Neo-Nazi Ties

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports

The IOC might want to send German rower Nadja Drygalla home with a copy of the Olympic Charter, asking her to show her boyfriend the sixth of seven "F...

U.S. Women Heading For Semifinals

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 10.03.2012 | Sports

NEWCASTLE, England — These were perhaps going to be the Hope Solo Olympics for the U.S. women's soccer team. Or maybe the Alex Morgan Games. Ins...