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Olympic taekwondo: Gonzalez stuns Lee for gold

Spain`s Joel Gonzalez thrashed South Korea`s Lee Daehoon for Olympic gold in the final of the men`s flyweight taekwondo tournament Wednesday

London Olympics 2012: Vikas Gowda qualifies for men`s discus throw final

India`s Vikas Gowda has qualified for the men`s discus throw final at the London Olympics.

London Olympics 2012: Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler wins gold at London Olympics

London: Iran`s four-time world champion Hamid Sourian won the country`s first gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games, defeating Azerbaijan`s Greco-Roman wrestler Roshan Bayramov in the 55kg category here Monday.

London Olympics 2012: Vijay says, am surprised that people didn`t expect a medal from me

London: Olympic silver medalist Vijay Kumar says he was taken aback when people, including the media, expressed surprise on his podium finish here at the London Games.

London Olympics 2012: Francis tips Fraser-Pryce for sprint double

London: Stephen Francis, coach of the women's Olympic 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, says Saturday's triumph has given her momentum and he has now tipped the Jamaican to win the sprint double.

London Olympics 2012: Olympic medals attest to China`s progress, says daily

Beijing: A state-run Chinese daily Monday said "sporting achievements attest to the country`s progress" as the country led the medals tally in the London Olympics.

London Olympic 2012 Football: Menezes refutes Brazil gold medal pressure

Rio de Janeiro, monday Brazil coach Mano Menezes has said his team is not feeling the pressure of aiming for the country`s first Olympic football gold medal.

London Olympics 2012: British women knocked out of football by Canada

Great Britain`s women saw their maiden Olympic football tournament end with a 2-0 quarter-final defeat by Canada in Coventry.

London 2012: Mhow celebrates shooter Vijay`s feat at London Olympics

After Subedar Vijay Kumar, an ace shooter of Army Marksmanship Unit, won a silver medal at the ongoing London Olympics, celebrations have not stopped at the AMU and the Infantry School here

2012 Olympics Swimming: Michael Phelps confirms retirement

Swimming legend Michael Phelps, the most prolific Olympic medallist, has confirmed he would retire after the London Olympics

London Olympic: Indian boxers get tricky draw

Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh (75kg) was handed out a tricky draw today as he starts his quest to better his Beijing Games bronze medal winning feat against Danabek Suzhanov of Kazakhstan in the men`s boxing competition at the London Olympics here tomorrow.

Boxing champ Ali to lead host of stars in Olympics opening ceremony

Boxing hero Muhammad Ali has been asked to lead a parade of sporting greats that will include David Beckham and distance running legend Haile Gebrselassie in the Olympics ceremony.

ArcelorMittal's Olympics showpiece in a row

The ArcelorMittal Orbit tower, the tallest structure in Britain and located next to the Olympics stadium here has been claimed by survivors of the Bosnian concentration camp at Omarska, with the steel giant rejecting their bid.

Sharapova could carry Russian flag in Olympics

Maria Sharapova is a leading contender to carry the Russian flag at the opening ceremony for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Former TV executive named mayor of Olympic Village

Charles Allen, a former television executive, has been appointed "Mayor" of the London 2012 Olympic Village.

Bengal shooter wants Ganguly to cheer him in London Olympics

Joydeep Karmakar hopes that former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly comes to London to cheer him and his fellow shooters during the mega-event.

Coe has another finishing line in sight

Grace and grit in the face of adversity were the defining features of a memorable running career which took Sebastian Coe to Olympic 1,500 metres titles in Moscow.

London organisers accused of obsession with secrecy

London Olympic organisers were accused of being "obsessed with secrecy" during a tetchy grilling by lawmakers over ticketing policy on Wednesday.