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Member of British royal family wins Olympic medal

Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter Zara Phillips won a silver medal Tuesday as part of Great Britain's equestrian team, making her the first member of the British royal family to win an Olympic medal.

Two for Tuesday? Olympics could make history twice

 History has already been made once at the Olympics on Tuesday, and Michael Phelps of the United States will be aiming to make it a twofer later in the day as he seeks a record-breaking 19th Olympic gold.

Fans asked to tweet from Olympics only if 'urgent'

This is supposed to be the Twitter Olympics, but tweet- and text-clogged networks appear to have caused problems for broadcasters at the London Games.

Olympics: Young stars winning swimming golds

Young stars shone at the Olympic pool Monday as Yannick Agnel of France won his second gold medal of the London Games, American teen sensation Missy Franklin won her first and a 15-year-old Lithuanian stunned the women's 100-meter breaststr

Locks changed after UK police lose keys to Wembley, Olympic soccer stadium

The locks at London's Olympic football final venue Wembley Stadium have had to be changed, after police responsible for security at the world-famous sports arena lost their keys.

Southern's Johnson relects on '08 Olympics, eyes return

Southern University's track and field coach Brian Johnson has a much different view of the Summer Olympics this time around after competing in Bejing in 2008.

Headscarf may bar Saudi woman from Olympics judo competition

One of the two women on Saudi Arabia's Olympic team may be pulled from the competition because of the kingdom's insistence that she wear a headscarf in her judo matches.

Do the Olympics cost too much for host cities?

Hosting the Olympic Games is a lot like throwing the world's largest -- and most expensive -- party.

Swimming, gymnastics and diving headline Olympics on Monday

The London Aquatics Centre will be a focal point of more drama Monday, with four gold medals at stake in men's and women's swimming.

Ryan Lochte goes for his 2nd gold of 2012 Olympics Monday night on NBC33

Ryan Lochte looks to claim his 2nd gold medal of the London Olympics as he swims the 200-meter freestyle tomorrow night on NBC in primetime.

Who's that girl? Mystery woman crashes Olympics parade

A mystery woman gatecrashed India's contingent as it marched into the Olympic Stadium during the Parade of Nations segment of the Opening Ceremony, leaving the country's Olympics officials fuming Sunday.

Olympic Wrap-up: Day 2

France beat the United States in the men's 4x100-meter swimming relay on Sunday, with Michael Phelps and the United States taking a silver medal.

France rallies to beat United States in men's 4x100 swim relay

France won the 4x100-meter freestyle swimming relay race, beating the United States, which finished second.

Olympic Wrap-Up: Day 1

Ryan Lochte captured the United States' first gold medal of the 2012 Olympic Games on Saturday, soundly defeating rival swimming great Michael Phelps in a highly anticipated men's 400-meter individual medley, while China blazed past its

Is the Olympics worth more than Google?

The Olympics may have started out as an idealistic showcase of amateur sporting prowess, but now it's a very big business. In fact, it's one of the biggest brands in the world, claims a new report.