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London 2012 Olympics

American Scores Judo Upset

AP | Posted 09.29.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — American judo player Marti Malloy has knocked out the No. 2 seed in a victory that her coach said could allow her to fight for a medal...

Lochte Gears Up For 'Race Of The Century'

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — It's another "Race of the Century" in the Olympic pool, and this time Michael Phelps isn't even in it. The 200-meter fr...


AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports

_ Dana Vollmer had a triumphant return to the Olympics, setting a world record to win the 100 butterfly in 55.98 seconds. Vollmer made the Olympics as...

2012 Olympic Basketball: Medal Contenders

Terry Lyons | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports
Terry Lyons

While there wasn't much suspense to the bold prediction that the USA will win gold at London 2012, the first part of this preview begs an answer to the question; Who might upset the US in men's basketball?

PHOTOS: Kings & Queens Of The Beach

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 07.29.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- When Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser made their Olympic debut in Beijing, they lost their first match to a Latvian team that was seeded 23rd...

U.S. Takes Step Closer To Elusive Water Polo Gold

AP | RYAN LUCAS | Posted 07.29.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Peter Varellas scored three goals Sunday to lead the United States over Montenegro 8-7 in Olympic men's water polo. U.S. captain Tony Azeve...

South Africa's Gold Drought Ends In World-Record Fashion

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Cameron van der Burgh hit the wall, turned around and checked the scoreboard. He had just become South Africa's first man to win an ind...

USA Basketball 2012: Prediction Time

Terry Lyons | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports
Terry Lyons

The boys in Vegas won't be shocked with this chalk-laced prediction that the United States will successfully defend its 2008 title as Olympic gold medalists at London 2012. But the forecast for the road to gold for Team USA will come with severe storm warnings.

Historic Performance By U.S. Shooter

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Step aside, Carl Lewis. You, too, Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Al Oerter....

More Than 100 Cyclists At London's Olympic Park

AP | Posted 07.29.2012 | Crime

LONDON -- Police protecting the Olympic Park on opening night said Saturday they arrested more than 130 activists on bicycles involved in an hours-lon...

Crowd Cheers Last Place Rower

AP | STEVE DOUGLAS | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports

WINDSOR, England — "You can do it," screamed the announcer. Some in the packed grandstands were on their feet, roaring him to the line. After h...

Weightlifter Accomplishes Amazing Feat

AP | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — It was a big record for a little guy. North Korea's Om Yun Chol, all of 5 feet and 123 pounds, won a gold medal by conf...

Lochte Back In The Pool

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 07.29.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Sun Yang of China and Ryan Lochte of the United States were back in the pool on Sunday hours after their gold-medal efforts at the London Ol...

Queen's Granddaughter Makes Olympic Debut

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 09.27.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Zara Phillips did her royal family proud. The granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II wowed the home crowd and a few relatives in her Olympic e...

Wambach Leads U.S. Women To 3-0 Victory

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 07.28.2012 | Sports

GLASGOW, Scotland -- Abby Wambach lay on her stomach, kicking the turf in pain from a freshly minted black eye. Had she been somewhere other than a so...

U.S. Wins Its First Medal

Posted 07.28.2012 | Sports

The first medal for the United States comes in men's team archery, with the team of Brady Ellison, Jacob Wukie and Jake Kaminski taking silver. Italy ...

Romney Struggles With Olympics Fallout After Gaffe

AP | STEVE PEOPLES and KASIE HUNT | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics

LONDON -- Mitt Romney struggled Friday to stem political fallout at home after insulting Britain's handling of the London Games. The stumble at least ...

Olympian Bet On Opponent?

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 07.28.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Ireland's Olympic team is investigating one of its athletes for betting on an opponent to win at a pre-London Games event. The Olympic Coun...

PHOTOS: Which Country Has The Best 2012 Olympic Uniforms?

Posted 07.28.2012 | Style

After all the belabored preparation and build-up, the London 2012 Olympics are finally here! And, while we're excited to watch the games, we couldn...

CASH OUT: British Bookie Forced To Refund Olympic Cauldron Bets

AP | Posted 07.28.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- The perfectly kept secret about who would light the Olympic cauldron caught even Britain's savvy bookmakers by surprise. So much so, that a...

PHOTOS: Beach Volleyball Kicks Off In London With Chilly Weather

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 09.27.2012 | Sports

LONDON — The Benny Hill theme plays over the loudspeaker at Horse Guards Parade, the crowd cheers and the raking crew scurries out to smooth ove...

1D Expected To Perform At Closing Ceremonies!

Posted 07.27.2012 | Teen

One Direction fans, rejoice: the British pop stars are expected to perform at the closing ceremonies of the 2012 Olympics, along with singer Ed Sheera...

WATCH: 6 Olympians Starring In Embarrassing Commercials

Oliver Noble | Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports

One of the perks of being an Olympic athlete (in addition to all the free condoms) is the possibility of a lucrative commercial contract with globally...

James Bond Opens The Olympics

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.28.2012 | Entertainment

One of the hottest rumors in the pre-Opening Ceremony buzz was that Daniel Craig would kick-off the event that serves as the official launch of the Lo...

LIVE: London Olympics Opening Ceremony

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.30.2012 | Sports

As far as most people are concerned, the 2012 London Olympics officially begin on Friday with the highly-anticipated Opening Ceremony helmed by Oscar-...