Riding a wave of passionate home support, buoyant Britain is winning Olympic medals at a rate not seen for 104 years.
China is on the verge of doing just what’s expected by 1.3 billion people back home—sweeping all four Olympic gold medals in table tennis.
Usain Bolt seizes the 100-meter Olympic gold by setting a new games record and celebrated with a half victory lap around the jam-packed stadium.
One of Saudi Arabia’s first female Olympians to compete in judo wearing a modified headscarf.
A Chinese badminton star is apparently quitting the sport after she was one of eight players disqualified from the Olympics doubles tournament for trying to lose.
Michael Phelps swam into the history books with a world record breaking 19th Olympic medal at the 2012 London Games.
Gymnastics, fencing drama and more insults on Twitter in wet and windy London.
Olympic organizers mistakenly display the South Korean flag on a jumbo screen instead of North Korea’s before a women’s soccer on the event’s opening day.
Bradley Wiggins became the first British cyclist to win the Tour de France by protecting the yellow jersey during Sunday’s final stage into Paris.
Controversial electronic technology for determining whether a ball crosses the goal-line will be in use by the World Cup in Brazil in 2014.
Spain completes a hat-trick of championship victories after cruising to a majestic 4-0 win over Italy.
Mario Balotelli scores both goals in a 2-1 win over Germany that puts Italy into Sunday’s EURO 2012 final.
Four years after delivering the penalty credited with starting Spain’s era of dominance, Cesc Fabregas ensures the country’s golden run lives on.
The annual Wimbledon tennis tournament begins in Britain with former champ Venus Williams one of the first round casualties.
Cristiano Ronaldo inspires Portugal to a 2-1 victory over the Netherlands, sending the Dutch home with no points.
Spain beats Ireland 4-0 while Croatia and Italy play to a 1-1 draw.
Filipinos expressed shock over Manny Pacquiao’s defeat in a Las Vegas bout with undefeated American boxer Timothy Bradley.
Soccer fans around the world settle into their sofas and get beers on ice as the quadrennial football tournament kicks off in Poland.
Manchester United finds fan base has doubled to 659 million—almost a tenth of the world’s population—with half living in Asia.
Juventus coach Antonio Conte is under investigation for alleged match-fixing while Italy’s defender Domenico Criscito is withdrawn from Euro 2012 squad.