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The US set a new world record in the women's 4x100m relay on Friday as the United States pulled away in the medals table.
Edith Bosch tweeted that she had punched a man who threw a bottle onto the track just before the men's Olympic 100m final.
Ten people were struck by lightning in the Pocono Raceway parking lot after a rain-shortened Pennsylvania 400 NASCAR race.
Natalie Portman has married Benjamin Millepied, who choreographed the the 2010 movie "Black Swan" for which she won the Best Actress Oscar.
Did Olympic bosses splash out on a $28,000 bottle of 1853 Hennessy cognac over lunch in London?
Lance Armstrong says the US Anti-Doping Agency has no authority to force him into arbitration over allegations that he used performance-enhancing drugs.
Australia's Elizabeth Cambage has become the first woman to slam dunk at an Olympics, unofficially at least.
Breaststroker Cameron van der Burgh says he couldn't afford not to cheat as almost everyone did it.
Bangladeshi man Moslemuddin Sarkar has returned to his ancestral village after being listed as officially missing for 23 years.
Tom Daley had dedicated his Olympic efforts to his father, who died of brain cancer a year ago.
Shin, 25, burst into tears and referees were booed over their decision to award the contest to German Britta Heidemann.
Troops, teachers and schoolchildren have been drafted to fill empty seats at sought-after Olympic events in London.
Even Phelps and Lochte couldn't save the team from a barnstorming finish by French superstar Yannick Agnel.
Michael Phelps will swim in an outside lane in tonight's final of the 400 individual medley after qualifying for the eighth and final spot.
Phillips, 63, father of royal Zara Phillips who is competes for Great Britain in Olympic equestrian, said he was ''not out to win a popularity contest.''
Fellow Olympians defended champion breaststroker Leisel Jones after a media outlet suggested she had put on weight.
Reports that Michael Jackson's mother Katherine, 82, was missing have been disputed by Jermaine Jackson on Twitter.
Australia has itself another favorite world-class hurdler, Michelle Jenneke, who's making a name for herself with a "sexy" warm-up routine.
The defending Tour champion has virtually dropped out of contention, blaming a stomach bug, after losing nearly 12 minutes in the Pyrenees.
The point guard, who signed with the Knicks on Thursday, crashed his Cadillac into a pole in the Hamptons.