london olympics

Holley talks in detail about her Olympic experience and what it was like to attempt her lifts with painful, torn ligaments in her wrist. Just like Holley, though, she already is aiming for 2016.
It's victory for the U.S. on the final day of the Olympics, with a final overall medal count of 104 and a gold medal count of 46! Today was a great day for men's and women's basketball and wrestling.
Holley competed this past Sunday in London - she finished 10th, despite having torn ligaments in her wrist two days prior to leaving for London. Holley's now having a blast at the events!
U.S. women win soccer gold, Claressa Shields becomes the first gold medalist in middleweight women's boxing, and nobody can keep up with Usain Bolt.
Allyson Felix, Misty May-Treanor, and Kerry Walsh Jennings win gold. Other U.S. athletes are positioned to medal in boxing and decathlon. The U.S. officially passes China for the overall medal lead.
More gymnastics medals and both the men's and women's basketball teams keep moving forward. A huge mistake in water polo is rectified by the skills of the team. Read on for the day's medal count.
U.S. women's soccer advances to the final round, Jenn Suhr wins gold in pole vault, and three women advance in the 100m hurdle competition. Read on for more Olympic updates.
Although China edged into the lead on the medal count today, there were some impressive performances by U.S. athletes, including the first gold medal in track and field.
The U.S. stays in the lead as Michael Phelps makes his grand finale, plus other gold medals in tennis, track and field, and men's basketball.
Michael Phelps ends his Olympic career with 21 medals (17 of them gold), while Missy Franklin sets a new world record, beating out a time set in one of the banned bodysuits by Kristy Coventry.
Kristin Armstrong wins the cycling time trial. Lochte and Phelps both qualify for the 200m individual medley swim event. And one Williams sister loses, while the other continues on.
Do you know anything about the Olympian that was chosen to carry the flag in the 2012 Opening Ceremony? Learn all about two-time Gold medalist in women's sabre fencing, Mariel Zagunis.
The medals continue to rack up for the U.S.A. 17 medals so far, 5 of them gold. For a quick recap of the events and upcoming events to watch out for, read on.
11 medals for the United States! Read all about the new developments in several Olympic events today, including swimming, shooting, and tennis.
The 2012 Olympic Games are off to a running start, and the United States is second in the medal count. Read on for more details about today's events!
With the Olympic Games starting this week, we couldn't help but bring out some of our best posts on Olympic athletes and events. Enjoy these articles and the Games!
The anticipation is over as the London 2012 Olympics will officially begin tonight with the opening ceremony. Check in every day at 4pm from now through 8/12 for your Olympic Games recap!
This week Holley spoke at a grade school about being an Olympian and the character traits that got her there - perseverance, discipline, and confidence. And there was some holiday fun, too!