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Molly O'Bryan Vandemoer's quest for gold ended Wednesday at the Olympic sailing venue in Weymouth Bay, England.  Story »

LONDON » Shaken and stirred.
James Bond and the queen teamed to give London a wild Olympic opening like no other. Story »

LONDON » South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun sees only blurred colors and lines when he peers toward the target about 76 yards away, arrow at the ready. It doesn't stop the legally blind Olympian from hitting the grapefruit-sized yellow center — again and again and again. Story »

LONDON » Michael Phelps, barring disaster in the morning heats, will step atop a starting block at the Olympics Aquatic Centre for the Olympic Games 400-meter individual medley final today. Story »

Costas offers moment of silence • Olympic boxing official found dead • Cycling activists arrested at Games Story »

Melanie Schlanger, Jasmine Alkhaldi and Azad Al-Barazi might have a future as an Olympic trivia question. What do the gold medalist from Australia, the honorable mention Mid-Major All-American from the Philippines and the Venice (Calif.) lifeguard with Syrian parents have in common? Story »

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Uganda picked up its first and only medal of the games when Stephen Kiprotich easily captured the Olympic marathon. On an extremely warm afternoon, the marathoners wound their way through a scenic route packed with swarms of fans.

Wrestler Jordan Burroughs had his eyes on a gold medal for months, and he let everyone know about his plans.

He told them so.

It was already hard for Maris Strombergs to go unnoticed in the tiny Baltic nation of Latvia after winning his first Olympic gold medal. Latvia’s Strombergs defends Beijing win

Kobe Bryant sank three 3-pointers and a reverse dunk in the first 4 minutes, 12 seconds. Kevin Durant drained four 3-pointers in the third quarter. Carmelo Anthony added three 3-pointers in a 42-second stretch of the fourth.

What Carmelita Jeter could not do on her own she did with her teammates. Together, they defeated their rivals from Jamaica in the women’s 400-meter relay Friday at Olympic Stadium, and they did it in world-record time.

LONDON >> Qui Bo led the 10-meter platform diving preliminaries with a nearly flawless display on Friday night, qualifying first with 563.70 points.

Manteo Mitchell heard the POP! and knew it wasn't good. "It felt like somebody literally just snapped my leg in half," he said.

Instead of one victory lap, Ashton Eaton got four. His Olympic gold medal in the decathlon was all but sealed when he reached the last event, the 1,500 meters, where he simply needed to finish in an average time to win the event on Thursday night.

Usain Bolt heard all the talk. About the pair of surprising losses at Jamaica's Olympic trials. About how he isn't as fast as he used to be.

American teenager Claressa Shields danced, brawled and even stuck out her tongue. She also managed to win the first middleweight gold medal in women's Olympic boxing.

LONDON >> The United States won its first gold medal in women’s water polo, getting five goals from Maggie Steffens and a sterling performance from goalkeeper Betsey Armstrong to cruise to an 8-5 win today over Spain.


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