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Michelle Kasold writes that although the United States field hockey team did not win a medal, the Olympics were about joy of competition and pride of country.
A look at the United States and Argentina men's basketball teams as they enter their semifinal at the Olympic tournament.
Daily Preview Video for Day 16 of the Olympic Summer Games - NYTimes.com london2012.blogs.nytimes.com
Today we consider the unfamiliar horse. Victor Mather fills us in on this and some of the Olympic sports you may not know much about, including the modern pentathlon and race walking.
Nick Delpopolo, 23, a judoka from Westfield, N.J., said in a statement that he inadvertently consumed food baked with marijuana.
There will be no sixth Olympic Games for Dara Torres. The 45-year-old 12-time Olympic medalist finished fourth in the 50-meter freestyle on Monday, an event where only the top two qualified.
On the way to London last month, the men's team sat in business class on the flight to Europe while the women's team sat in economy class.
Live: Coverage of Women’s Individual All-Around Gymnastics Final - Interactive Feature - NYTimes.com london2012.blogs.nytimes.com
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Track and field takes center stage with Usain Bolt in action, Kara Goucher contends with the top Kenyan runners in the women's marathon and Andy Murray meets Roger Federer with gold on the line.
Rider Alise Post Is Ready to Compete for U.S. in BMX Event - NYTimes.com london2012.blogs.nytimes.com
The American BMX rider Alise Post has worked her way back from two serious injuries to earn a spot at the London Games.
Despite the team not advancing to the medal round at the London Games, the chair of USA Field Hockey sees plenty to be excited about.
The American teenager Katie Ledecky soundly defeated Rebecca Adlington in the 800-meter freestyle, sending all of Britain into mourning.
Ryan Lochte will go for two gold medals in swimming on Thursday, while Mary Whipple and the United States rowing team are favored to win another gold in the women's eight event.
The United States field hockey team lost its first game to Germany, but its athleticism and aggressive attack were impressive.
In the last preliminary race of his career, Michael Phelps faced a familiar rival, the Serbian star Milorad Cavic.
The three American women in the 100-meter hurdles qualified easily for the semifinals in morning heats Monday at the London Olympics.
With Slovenia's population of 2.06 million people, that works out to one medal per 514,385 residents.
Dara Torres, 45, needs to finish first or second in the 50-meter freestyle on Monday to qualify for her sixth Olympics.
The swimming commentator Rowdy Gaines is looking forward to the Olympics and another chapter in Michael Phelps's incredible story.
The long jumper Brittney Reese says familiar faces are a positive aspect of her training in Mississippi.