IOC leaders dropped wrestling from the Olympic program on Tuesday, a surprise decision that removes one of the oldest Olympic sports from the 2020 Games.
The Penn State child sex abuse scandal was selected as the sports story of the year by U.S. editors and news directors in an annual vote conducted by The
A look back at some memorable images of 2012.
List reveals political battles were more important than celebrities this year in Yahoo searches.
The Olympic flag touched down on Brazilian soil on Monday, marking the start of four years of preparations ahead of the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro.
Basking in post-Olympic glory, Britain succumbed to reality Monday with commuters venturing back to work and Heathrow Airport experiencing one of its busiest
Artistic director Kim Gavin promised "the best after-show party that's ever been."
With a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious Olympic Games on Sunday in a spectacular, technicolor
Kevin Durant scored 30 points, LeBron James added 19 and the U.S. men's basketball team defended its Olympic title, holding off stubborn Spain 107-100 on
The U.S. beat France 86-50 Saturday night to win its fifth straight Olympic gold medal and 41st game in a row, including the last eight in the tournament by an
David Boudia won the men's 10-meter platform at the London Olympics, giving the U.S. its first gold medal in diving since 2000.
Pointing the baton at the clock showing the world-record time of 40.82 seconds, Carmelita Jeter anchored the United States on Friday night to its first Olympic
The 24-year-old American backed up all that talk at the London Games, beating Iran's Sadegh Saeed Goudarzi 1-0, 1-0 in the men's freestyle 74-kilogram division
Usain Bolt won the 200 meters in 19.32 seconds Thursday night to become the first man with two Olympic titles at that distance.
In the closing minutes of the Olympic final, goalie Hope Solo flung her body toward the ball and managed to push it away. The lead stayed intact. The Americans
Facing its first challenge of the Olympics, the U.S. women's basketball team turned up its defensive pressure and turned away Australia.