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Olympics Day 11: Golds up for grabs in cycling, athletics, gymnastics

Athletes are battling for 21 gold medals in 10 different sports Tuesday, with a day of drama promised in the Olympic Stadium -- site of the track and field events -- and in the velodrome and the gymnastics arena.

Lady Tiger alum Lolo Jones advances to Olympic hurdles semifinal

Lady Tiger alum Lolo Jones opened her run at Olympic redemption during Monday’s qualifying action at the Olympic Stadium as she dominated the sixth and final prelim heat of the women’s 100-meter hurdles while running a 2012 seasonal

Olympics Day 10: Michael Phelps says he means it

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, said Monday that he really means it when he says he is retiring.

London Olympics: Quiet highlights

Amid the sensational wins of the first half of the London Olympics, here are some less-celebrated but no less impressive victories that you might have missed.

Olympic Bolt: Witness report of historic 100m

The 2012 London Olympics has been an awe-inspiring event -- with daily doses of drama, guts and glory -- but its zenith was always going to be the showdown of the gladiators of pace that is the men's 100 meters final.

Phelps signs off with gold as world records tumble in swimming finale

Michael Phelps rounded off his record breaking career with his 18th Olympic gold medal as part of the winning U.S. 4x100m medley relay squad Saturday.

Murray conquers Federer to take Olympic gold at Wimbledon

Britain's Andy Murray gained revenge for his Wimbledon singles defeat to Roger Federer by demolishing the world No. 1 to claim Olympic gold for Team GB.

Obama's Olympic well-wishes

President Barack Obama put politics aside on Saturday, using his weekly address to recognize the sportsmanship, success and sacrifice of the U.S. Olympic team.

Phelps adds to Olympic legend with 17th gold medal

Michael Phelps added to his Olympic legend Friday night, winning the 100-meter butterfly to capture his third gold medal of the London Games and the 17th of his career.

Olympic rowing: Briton Grainger ends long wait for gold

British rower Katherine Grainger ended her 12-year wait for Olympic glory after winning gold in the women's double sculls on Friday.

Five things to watch at the Olympics on Friday

As the swimming meet comes to its final days, the action at track and field begins at the Olympic Stadium. Here's what to look for as that competition starts and in four other notable sports:

Louisiana chefs kick up the spice in London

Chefs from all across south Louisiana are in London promoting Louisiana seafood. They're there with a campaign supported by BP. It's called Spirit of the Gulf.

Olympics Day 6 awaits new Phelps record bid, Gabby Douglas takes gold

All eyes will be on the pool Thursday on day six of the Games, as U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps seeks to write another page in the history book with a third consecutive Olympic gold in the same individual event.

Olympics Day 5 sees scandal, joy and controversy

Wednesday saw scandal at the Olympics as eight athletes were disqualified for not trying to win matches, joy as the host nation finally won its first gold, and controversy as the chair of the Games organizing committee declined to call Michael

Twitter takes the Olympic gold for speed

In the 2012 London Olympics, Twitter is taking center stage. It's the first Olympics where many of the competition results are hitting the Web through social networks before they're aired on television.