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  • Memorable Moments: The Top 10
    Bolt burns down the track, Murray breaks the English curse, Feck flops his way into pop culture history, and none of us are impressed by the Maroney face. Here are memorable moments Nos. 10-1.
    - 13 Aug 12, 12:10am -
  • Women Rule The London Games
    For the first time in history, the U.S. women outnumbered and out-medaled the men. Women from the States and beyond broke barriers. And that's just a start. Learn why these were "The Women's Games."
    - 12 Aug 12, 11:57pm -
  • 'Happy And Glorious' Games Close In London
    An Olympics considered as much a party as a celebration of athletics ended on a rocking note Sunday with the Who, the Spice Girls and even Willy Wonka appearing as London bid goodbye to the Games.
    - 12 Aug 12, 11:44pm -
  • Where To Go After The Games
    Now that the London Olympics are over and the sports world turns its eyes toward a full slate of fall sports, fans can download NBCSports.com's Sports Talk app to stay up to date with every major sport.
    - 12 Aug 12, 11:36pm -
  • Phelps' Historic Career Comes To A Close
    Michael Phelps closed out the London Games with a record-breaking 22 medals to make him the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time. Here is a look back at Phelps' career by the numbers.
    - 31 Jul 12, 8:02pm -

NBCOlympics Latest

  • Japan women's soccer team upgraded to business
    Members of the Japan women's soccer team returned home on the weekend and got upgraded to business class after winning a silver medal at the London Games.
    - 13 Aug 12, 6:41pm -
  • Shot put champion loses gold medal for doping
    Shot putter Nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus became the first athlete to be stripped of a medal at the London Olympics after her gold was withdrawn for doping.
    - 13 Aug 12, 11:03am -
  • 50 Memorable Moments Of The Games: 10-1
    Bolt burns down the track, Murray breaks the British curse, Feck flops his way into pop culture history, and none of us are impressed by the Maroney face. Here are the memorable moments No. 10 to No. 1.
    - 13 Aug 12, 12:10am -
  • Women on the rise
    For the first time in history the U.S. women outnumbered the men. Women also out-medaled men and provided some of the greatest moments of the Games, but to leave it at simple statistics and trivia would be hollow. Women from the states and beyond imp…
    - 12 Aug 12, 11:57pm -
  • 'Happy and glorious' Games come to a close
    The 2012 Summer Games, arguably the best-ever, came to a close Sunday night amid a big party at Olympic Stadium.
    - 12 Aug 12, 11:44pm -
  • Day 16 Takeaways
    Team USA brings home the gold, a Ugandan surprises the field to win the men's marathon and the last gold medal of the Games is handed out in a sport that might not make another Olympic appearance.
    - 12 Aug 12, 11:37pm -
  • Carli Lloyd and Hope Solo replicate 2008 performances in London
    Carli Lloyd scored the game-winner. Hope Solo made huge saves. The U.S. women's soccer team won gold. Those statements are true of the 2008 Olympic gold medal match and they held true again in 2012.
    - 12 Aug 12, 10:42pm -
  • London Olympics conclude on a musical note
    A fun, festive and fast-moving Olympic closing ceremony got off to a rocking start Sunday with a shout-out to Winston Churchill and a celebration of the Union Jack.
    - 12 Aug 12, 9:10pm -
  • Day 16 - Social Olympics Round Up
    Today is the day. The 2012 London Olympics is coming to a close and tonight the Closing Ceremony will wrap up what turned out to be an amazing two weeks of competition.
    - 12 Aug 12, 7:56pm -
  • 50 Memorable Moments Of The Games: 20-11
    Mo doubles down, Lochte outswims the legend, the royals show up seemingly everywhere, and Boudia scores the USA's first Olympic diving gold in 12 years. Here are the memorable moments No. 20 to No. 11.
    - 12 Aug 12, 7:29pm -
  • LeBron: The undisputed leader
    He was barely noticed in 2004, lost amid the turmoil of the Larry Brown-coached U.S. squad that managed only bronze. He was there the last time around, for the gold in Beijing, important but still not quite the Alpha Dog with a fully involved [ATHLET…
    - 12 Aug 12, 6:08pm -
  • France beats Sweden to keep Olympic handball title
    France beat Sweden 22-21 on Sunday to win its second consecutive gold medal in the Olympic men's handball competition.
    - 12 Aug 12, 5:21pm -
  • Jack McCallum's top 11 memories from London
    The enduring images of the Games will always be the Big Things and the Big Names—Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps, Gabby Douglas, LeBron James, etc—but when you cover an Olympics you can’t be everywhere.
    - 12 Aug 12, 5:00pm -
  • Brazil wants to quickly get over Olympic loss
    Brazilians looked dejected with the silver medals around their necks after the men's Olympic soccer final. They recognized it as a huge defeat. Not only did Brazil miss winning its first gold in soccer, but its 2-1 loss to Mexico on Saturday also rai…
    - 12 Aug 12, 4:55pm -
  • Croatia upends Italy for first gold
    As grueling as winning Croatia's first Olympic water polo title might be, celebrating it might turn out to be even more exhausting.
    - 12 Aug 12, 4:12pm -
  • U.S. men take gold from Spain again
    Kevin Durant scored 30 points and LeBron James scored five critical points down the stretch as Team USA repeated as Olympic champions on Day 16, beating Spain 107-100.
    - 12 Aug 12, 4:02pm -
  • Beckham encourages fellow British star
    Teenage British diver Tom Daley has revealed that he received some words of advice from David Beckham.
    - 12 Aug 12, 3:55pm -
  • 50 Memorable Moments Of The Games: 30-21
    Women's soccer wins again, Adrian steals the hearts of a nation, Rudisha runs to a world record, and all-around world champ Wieber fails to qualify in London. Here are the memorable moments No. 30 to No. 21.
    - 12 Aug 12, 3:55pm -
  • Christine Sinclair named flag bearer for Canada at Closing Ceremony
    Canada women's soccer captain Christine Sinclair will be Canada's flag bearer at Sunday's Closing Ceremony.
    - 12 Aug 12, 3:54pm -
  • Britain's Joshua wins final boxing gold medal
    Anthony Joshua dethroned defending gold medalist Roberto Cammarelle to conclude a 2012 London Olympic boxing competition inundated with controversy.
    - 12 Aug 12, 3:32pm -

NBCOlympics Most Pop

  • 50 Memorable Moments Of The Games: 10-1
    Bolt burns down the track, Murray breaks the English curse, Feck flops his way into pop culture history, and none of us are impressed by the Maroney face. Here are the memorable moments No. 10 to No. 1.
    - 13 Aug 12, 12:10am -
  • Women on the rise
    For the first time in history the U.S. women outnumbered the men. Women also out-medaled men and provided some of the greatest moments of the Games, but to leave it at simple statistics and trivia would be hollow. Women from the states and beyond imp…
    - 12 Aug 12, 11:57pm -
  • Day 16 Takeaways
    Team USA brings home the gold, a Ugandan surprises the field to win the men's marathon and the last gold medal of the Games is handed out in a sport that might not make another Olympic appearance.
    - 12 Aug 12, 11:37pm -
  • Day 16 - Social Olympics Round Up
    Today is the day. The 2012 London Olympics is coming to a close and tonight the Closing Ceremony will wrap up what turned out to be an amazing two weeks of competition.
    - 12 Aug 12, 7:56pm -
  • 50 Memorable Moments Of The Games: 20-11
    Mo doubles down, Lochte outswims the legend, the royals show up seemingly everywhere, and Boudia scores the USA's first Olympic diving gold in 12 years. Here are the memorable moments No. 20 to No. 11.
    - 12 Aug 12, 7:29pm -
  • 50 Memorable Moments Of The Games: 30-21
    Women's soccer wins again, Adrian steals the hearts of a nation, Rudisha runs to a world record, and all-around world champ Wieber fails to qualify in London. Here are the memorable moments No. 30 to No. 21.
    - 12 Aug 12, 3:55pm -
  • Bodies fail Ryan Hall, Abdi Abdirahman at Olympics
    Ryan Hall and Abdi Abdirahman had high hopes for the Olympic men's marathon. Both men got through 11 miles before their bodies failed and forced them to stop running.
    - 12 Aug 12, 3:23pm -
  • Silver medalist says running track easier than raising twins
    U.S. hurdle medalist Lashinda Demus said her two young boys still think she won, and they have a video game to back the assertion up.
    - 12 Aug 12, 2:37pm -
  • Meb Keflezighi motivated by pre-race slight
    With an Olympic silver medal to his credit, Meb Keflezighi was arguably the most accomplished runner in the marathon field. When he wasn't announced before the race, he carried the slight all the way to a fourth-place finish.
    - 12 Aug 12, 2:22pm -
  • London beach sets bar high for Rio
    It's a good thing the 2016 Olympics are in a place like Rio de Janiero, because as far as beach volleyball is concerned, it will be hard to match the show London put on in 2012.
    - 12 Aug 12, 2:04pm -
  • Britain revels in its golden spoils
    Team GB has won more medals at this Olympics than it had in over 100 years (and running), and Britons couldn't be happier about it.
    - 12 Aug 12, 10:49am -
  • Medals Race: Victory!
    We didn't win every medal , and we sure lost a few event we didn't expect to, but our performance at the London Olympics was about as successful as we possibly could have expected and we're proud to be from the USA.
    - 12 Aug 12, 10:43am -
  • Brigetta Barrett stars when it's showtime
    Anyone who thought Brigetta Barrett wasn't ready for the bright lights of the London Olympics, doesn't know the theater major well. She gave a virtuoso performance in winning women's high jump silver.
    - 12 Aug 12, 12:17am -
  • David Boudia caps USA Diving's successful Olympics with platform gold
    After a less-than-stellar preliminary round that left him dead last before Saturday morning’s 10m platform diving semifinal, American David Boudia got out of bed and acted like it never happened.
    - 12 Aug 12, 12:14am -
  • Mo Farah: Britain's crown jewel
    Four years ago, Mo Farah was a pariah in distance-running-mad Great Britain after his Olympic failure. After a historic gold medal sweep of the 5000m and 10,000m in London, he will forever get royal treatment.
    - 11 Aug 12, 11:14pm -
  • 50 Memorable Moments Of The Games: 40-31
    Jordan Burrough backs it up, badminton goes bust, Sarah Attar breaks barriers, and Mitchell runs on a broken leg. Here are 10 more memorable moments from the London Olympics. Enjoy No. 40 though  No. 31.
    - 11 Aug 12, 11:02pm -
  • What to watch: Olympics Day 16
    The Kenyans look to sweep the marathon, USA Hoops faces Spain in a gold medal rematch, and 36 women draw on the history of warfare to fight for gold in modern pentathlon. Here's what we're watching on Day 16.
    - 11 Aug 12, 10:37pm -
  • Usain Bolt, Mo Farah bust each other's moves
    When Usain Bolt formed an M with his arms and head as he finished the 4x100m, he wasn't craving McDonald's. He actually borrowed the celebration move of British distance star Mo Farah.
    - 11 Aug 12, 10:00pm -
  • Ryan Bailey's mission: Taking on Bolt
    In just his first Olympics, Ryan Bailey found the gumption to volunteer to anchor the U.S. 4x100m against Jamaica and Usain Bolt. He didn't deliver gold, but the team won silver and got a national record.
    - 11 Aug 12, 9:41pm -
  • 50 Memorable Moments of the Games: 50-41
    There have been thousands of incredible moments during the London Olympics. But seriously, thousands. We don't have enough time to document them all, so instead we'll give you our 50 favorite. Some are funny, some heartwarming, some tragic, but all h…
    - 11 Aug 12, 3:28pm -
  • Will the fierce five continue?
    After winning the ultimate Olympic team prize in London, will Gabby Douglas and the rest of the “Fierce Five” ever dance and tumble their way into America’s hearts again?
    - 11 Aug 12, 1:16pm -
  • Five strangest moments in Olympic men's marathon
    Perhaps no event is more synonymous with the Olympics than the marathon. It is also an event that has produced some unusual moments over the years. Here are five of the weirdest.
    - 11 Aug 12, 12:15pm -
  • What to watch: Olympics Day 15
    Brazil and Mexico fight for gold on the pitch at Wembley, Tom Daley looks to rebound from diving defeat, and the U.S. women aim for their fifth straight basketball title. Here's what we’re watching on Day 15.
    - 10 Aug 12, 11:13pm -
  • Uceny's medal hopes fall by wayside again
    For the second straight major championship, Morgan Uceny of the U.S. was sent sprawling to the track in a 1500m final, proving once again that sit-and-kick strategy carries greater risk than reward.
    - 10 Aug 12, 11:03pm -
  • Tom Daley nearly eliminated from platform diving after 'a tough competition'
    How is British diver Tom Daley handling the pressure of competing in front of his home crowd at the London Olympics? Here’s how: He barely qualified for the semifinals Friday night, placing 15th of 18.
    - 10 Aug 12, 10:27pm -
  • Bryshon Nellum named U.S. flag bearer for Closing Ceremony
    Track and field athlete Bryshon Nellum will carry the flag for the 529-member American team when they march into the stadium Sunday night for the Closing Ceremony.
    - 10 Aug 12, 8:25pm -
  • Another Gold, Another Baby
    Another baby and another gold are the next goals for three-time Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings. More from Kelly Wallace's interview with Walsh Jennings, plus her live blog for Thursday, August 9th.
    - 10 Aug 12, 4:12pm -
  • Jordan Burroughs Wins Gold
    American Jordan Burroughs won the gold medal in the men’s 74kg freestyle weight class. He is the first American wrestler to win a gold medal in London.
    - 10 Aug 12, 2:54pm -
  • What's next for U.S. beach volleyball women?
    Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings reunited so they could go down indisputably as the greatest beach volleyball team ever. Now what?
    - 10 Aug 12, 2:08pm -
  • David Rudisha: Track & Field's Most Dominant Athlete
    With his third career world record earning him his first 800m gold medal, an argument can now be made that Kenya's David Rudisha, not Jamaica's Usain Bolt, is the most dominant athlete in track and field.
    - 9 Aug 12, 10:13pm -
  • The curse of men's 4x400m team
    And the hits just keep on coming. An already depleted American 4x400 team took another hit Thursday afternoon when Manteo Mitchell allegedly broke his leg with 200m left during his turn around the track.
    - 9 Aug 12, 5:37pm -
  • May and Walsh's three-peat won't be repeated
    Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings became the first beach volleyball team to accomplish the three-peat on Wednesday, and they did so without ever losing a match, winning each of the 21 they played.
    - 9 Aug 12, 12:02am -
  • The top five swims at the London Olympics
    The swimming competition at the London Olympics certainly provided a tremendous amount of exciting moments. Here is a quick list of the top five (or six) best swims of the meet.
    - 7 Aug 12, 10:12pm -
  • Spence eliminated by Russian in quarters
    Errol Spence of the United States lost a 16-11 decision to Russia’s Andrey Zamkovoy in the welterweight (69kg/152 lbs) quarterfinals at the ExCeL London Tuesday.  With Spence's eight teammates having been eliminated in the early stages prior to hi…
    - 7 Aug 12, 9:38pm -
  • Swimmer admits to breaking the rules during gold-medal performance in London
    Men’s 100m breaststroke winner Cameron van der Burgh has admitted to cheating during his victory at the Olympics, which came in world-record time. Will the IOC take any action?
    - 7 Aug 12, 12:43pm -
  • Michael Phelps is envious of Usain Bolt's name
    Now that Michael Phelps is done swimming, the greatest Olympian in history (22 medals, 18 gold) watched his counterpart on the track - Jamaica's Usain Bolt - make history in the 100m dash Sunday night.
    - 6 Aug 12, 6:24pm -
  • Latest boxing scandal rocks Olympics
    With a disgusted Teddy Atlas offering to pay for the filing fees, Belarus and Cuba submitted protests of questionable decisions--one involving another boxer from Azerbaijan--that AIBA ultimately rejected on Sunday.
    - 5 Aug 12, 11:58pm -
  • U.S. duo comes up short in Olympic women's marathon
    Kara Goucher and Shalane Flanagan dreamed of sharing a medal experience in the Olympic women's marathon. It wasn't meant to be, but certainly not from a lack of effort.
    - 5 Aug 12, 3:04pm -
  • After years of being beaten, Galen Rupp learns to kick back
    After years of being out-sprinted by his rivals down the stretch, Galen Rupp finally got his kick into high gear. His reward is an Olympic silver medal in the 10,000m, the first by an American in 48 years.
    - 5 Aug 12, 12:28am -
  • Century of athletics frustration goes up for Big Smoke
    It took less than 60 minutes for three athletes to undo 104 years of Olympic track and field frustration for Great Britain as Jessica Ennis, Greg Rutherford and Mo Farah won gold medals in succession.
    - 4 Aug 12, 10:56pm -
  • Katie Ledecky wins Olympic gold in front of a royal audience
    American Katie Ledecky had the ultimate audience for the first major international race of her life Friday night. With members of the royal family in attendance – including Prince William and Kate Middleton – Ledecky was pretty much perfect.
    - 3 Aug 12, 10:14pm -
  • Michael Phelps by the Numbers
    On Tuesday night Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympian in history when he swam his team to gold as the anchor in the 4x200m free. Here's a few numbers that break down his long, distinguished career.
    - 31 Jul 12, 8:02pm -
  • Olympic gold was their destiny after all
    The 2012 Olympic Games have ushered in a new legend in American women’s gymnastics. Jordyn Wieber, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Kyla Ross, and McKayla Maroney – have just become the second U.S. team to win the Olympic team title.
    - 31 Jul 12, 6:36pm -
  • May, Walsh prevail after getting pushed
    Despite an unbeaten all-time record at the Olympics, which has given Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings two gold medals, they knew things would be tougher this time around. So far, they've been right.
    - 31 Jul 12, 1:21am -
  • Iron Sheik talks Team USA wrestling
    Worldwide Wrestling's Iron Sheik, apparently a trainer for the 1972 U.S. team, gave us his terrifying thoughts on Jordan Burroughs, Ellis Coleman, and how he and Hulk would fare against the 2012 team.
    - 26 Jul 12, 4:40pm -
  • Jeneba Tarmoh concedes 100m spot to Allyson Felix
    After agreeing to a run-off against training partner Allyson Felix as a means to break the dead heat they ran to for third place in the women's 100m, Jeneba Tarmoh has forfeited her spot on the Olympic team to Felix.
    - 2 Jul 12, 8:19am -
  • American invasion: Phelps and the gang strut Abbey Road
    It’s been 43 years since the Beatles created one of the most iconic images of the century with a walk across Abbey Road. Not to be outdone, some Americans have struck a similar pose to promote the London Games.
    - 29 Jun 12, 5:10pm -
  • Mustafina, Komova headline Russian European team
    Aliya Mustafina and Viktoria Komova headline the Russian women’s team named for next week’s European Championships.
    - 1 May 12, 2:48pm -
  • NBCOlympics.com To Live Stream Entire Games
    Every flip, race, shot, and save of the 2012 London Games will be streamed live on NBCOlympics.com.
    - 18 Apr 12, 2:27pm -
  • Will Adele perform at the closing ceremony?
    She may be the top British artists right now but Olympic officials remain mum on whether or not Adele will sing at the closing ceremony.
    - 23 Feb 12, 10:44am -

NBCOlympics Team USA

  • Despite loss, American men still in line to win group
    Most times at the Olympics, there are no second chances. But the American men's volleyball team is going to get one. The U.S. can clinch the top spot in Group B again Monday with a win over Tunisia.
    - 6 Aug 12, 1:08am -
  • Rego wants to enjoy golden age while it lasts
    While Brazilian Emanuel Rego's record is exceptional, his longevity is not.
    - 6 Aug 12, 12:28am -
  • Bolt: back and still the best
    The world all but paused for a moment, held its collective breath to see if Usain Bolt still had it Sunday night, could still fire our collective imagination with his ability to run fast and true like nobody else on Planet Earth.
    - 6 Aug 12, 12:10am -
  • USA closes Group play vs. Argentina
    Once was enough. Carmelo Anthony doesn't want to mess around against Argentina.Not after a close call with Lithuania.
    - 6 Aug 12, 12:04am -
  • London police arrest bottle thrower at 100m final
    A man was arrested for throwing a bottle on the track at Olympic Stadium about a second before the start of the men's 100-meter final at the London Games on Sunday night.
    - 5 Aug 12, 11:58pm -
  • Young U.S. women's swim team is no longer inexperienced
     The average age of the U.S. men’s swimming team in London was 25.8. The women’s figure was 21.6. But don’t let the younger (and more inexperienced) generation fool you: this women’s team had a fantastic Olympics and its results bode very we…
    - 5 Aug 12, 10:41pm -
  • Wambach, Sinclair chase Hamm's scoring record
    In the chase for Mia Hamm's world record, Abby Wambach leads by two. The veteran forward has 142 goals for the U.S. women's soccer team. Christine Sinclair has scored 140 for Canada.
    - 5 Aug 12, 10:10pm -
  • Emmons hopes third times a charm
    American marksman Matt Emmons hopes it's three times lucky as he has another shot at the gold medal in the men's 50-meter three-position rifle on Monday, the final day of shooting at the London.
    - 5 Aug 12, 8:36pm -
  • China goes 1-2 in women's 3m springboard
    Wu Minxia won the women's 3-meter springboard at the London Olympics on Sunday, earning the Chinese diver her first individual gold medal and record-tying sixth career medal. 
    - 5 Aug 12, 7:27pm -
  • Nastia Liukin weighs in on Maroney's shocking vault
    Sometimes it doesn’t go as planned. Even when you are the best vaulter in the world. 2008 Olympic all-around champion Nastia Liukin answers our questions about one of the biggest surprises in gymnastics thus far.
    - 5 Aug 12, 7:19pm -
  • Gabby Douglas confused over hair comments
    Gabby Douglas said Sunday she was a little confused when she logged onto her computer after winning her second gold medal in three days and discovered people were debating her pulled-back look.
    - 5 Aug 12, 7:09pm -
  • Mangold "very proud" of sister
    New York Jets center Nick Mangold says he's "very proud" of his sister Holley after watching her finish 10th in women's super heavyweight weightlifting at the London Olympics.
    - 5 Aug 12, 7:06pm -
  • Herdman: U.S. women use 'highly illegal' tactics
    The coach of the Canadian women's soccer team has accused the United States of using "highly illegal" tactics during the Olympics.
    - 5 Aug 12, 6:49pm -
  • Zhou Lulu breaks world record, is world's strongest woman
    Zhou Lulu of China lifted a total of 333kg, breaking a world record for total weight lifted, to win the gold medal in the women's super heavyweight (+75kg/+165 lbs.).
    - 5 Aug 12, 5:09pm -
  • Swedes beat Britain to win Star class Olympic gold
    Sweden's Fredrik Loof and Max Salminen sailed across the finish line first, not knowing what color medal they'd won in the venerable Star class.
    - 5 Aug 12, 3:40pm -
  • Maroney falls, Izbasa wins gold on vault
    Sandra Izbasa won the Olympic gold medal on vault Sunday after heavy favorite McKayla Maroney fell on her second attempt.
    - 5 Aug 12, 3:04pm -
  • U.S. captain Azevedo: 'We need to play better'
    There's one game to go before the knockout stage, and U.S. water polo captain Tony Azevedo is sure the Americans must play better to improve on the silver medal they won four years ago in Beijing.
    - 5 Aug 12, 2:28pm -
  • Underwood loses U.S. women's boxing opener
    American boxer Queen Underwood was defeated in her lightweight preliminary bout by Great Britain's Natasha Jonas in a 21-13 decision at the ExCeL London Sunday afternoon.
    - 5 Aug 12, 2:06pm -
  • U.S. struggles In Day 2 of show jumping
    The American bid for a third straight team jumping gold medal is in jeopardy after three of four U.S. riders incur penalties on their Sunday runs. The British and surprising Saudis are in good position.
    - 5 Aug 12, 1:32pm -
  • 'I knew he had something special'
    What it's like for mothers when they realize they are raising world-class athletes.
    - 5 Aug 12, 12:38pm -
  • Rhode still flying high after Olympics
    Kim Rhode is not making any more trips to the Olympic medal stand in London. Instead, she's going to talk to David Letterman.
    - 5 Aug 12, 12:29pm -
  • Murray fans gather near and far
    It is Roger Federer's first shot at a medal and Andy Murray's umpteenth chance to show he can win under pressure. The British fans will be trying to will their man to history on Centre Court and beyond Sunday.
    - 5 Aug 12, 12:02pm -
  • Chinese career pays dividends for U.S.'s Harmotto
    Christa Harmotto decided she needed to further her education after graduating from Penn State. So she headed to China--not for another degree, but to hone her craft as an American middle blocker.
    - 5 Aug 12, 11:47am -
  • U.S. weightlifters ready to shine
    The United States has been tough to find in weightlifting competitions at the London Games. And that's being kind.
    - 5 Aug 12, 11:19am -
  • U.S. men's foil beat France, lose in bronze medal match to Germany
    The U.S. men's foil team - fueled by a massive comeback from alternate Gerek Meinhardt - defeated France, 45-39, in the quarters but fell big to Italy in the semis and Germany in the bronze medal bout.
    - 5 Aug 12, 10:51am -

Team USA Top Video

  • TODAY Previews Jordyn vs. Gabby
    The TODAY show takes a look ahead to the women's gymnastics all-around competition, featuring a head-to-head showdown between U.S. teammates Jordyn Wieber and Gabby Douglas.
    - 26 Jul 12, 12:16am -
  • Bronx Gymnast Orozco's Road To London Marked By Sacrifice
    John Orozco's path to the 2012 London Olympics wasn't easy. NBC 4 New York's Tom Llamas spoke with his parents about the sacrifices the whole family made so their son could pursue his dreams.
    - 25 Jul 12, 11:46pm -
  • New U.S. Swimming Faces On TODAY
    U.S. swimmers Katie Ledecky, Lia Neal, Rachel Bootsma, Elizabeth Beisel and Caitlin Leverenz join the TODAY show in London to talk about their Olympic experiences to date.
    - 25 Jul 12, 11:19pm -
  • Mariel Zagunis Fences With Al Roker On TODAY
    U.S. fencer Mariel Zagunis gives Al Roker a lesson in her sport and talks about chasing her third consecutive gold medal on the TODAY show, just hours before being named Team U.S.A.'s flag bearer.
    - 25 Jul 12, 10:28pm -
  • Highlights: U.S. Women Defeat France 4-2
    Alex Morgan scores two goals to lead Team USA past France in their Group G opener.
    - 25 Jul 12, 8:58pm -
  • Abby Wambach Discusses Opening Win
    Abby Wambach discusses Team USA's 4-2 comeback win over France in their opening Group G match.
    - 25 Jul 12, 8:56pm -
  • Carli Lloyd Recaps U.S. Win Over France
    Carli Lloyd breaks down her go-ahead goal in the U.S.'s 4-2 win over France.
    - 25 Jul 12, 8:30pm -

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    Recent years have seen city after city back away from the prospect of hosting the Olympic Games, frightened by the cost of the massive sporting event. Now, Olympic leaders hope that trend is shifting. Seven cities have officially expressed interest i…
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  • Olympic delegation arrives in North Korea
    The International Olympic Committee announced Thursday that it has sent a delegation to the capital city of Pyongyang for two days of meetings with North Korean officials. The scheduled talks come at a time when North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is rea…
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  • IOC lifts suspension of Russia's Olympic Committee
    The International Olympic Committee has lifted the suspension of Russia’s Olympic Committee, allowing its athletes to compete under the Russian flag in future Olympics. Russia was suspended in December for what the IOC said was an "unprecedented sy…
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  • On verge of worst Winter Olympics medal haul, Americans show their mettle by rallying late
    A hard look settled over John Shuster’s face, equal parts concentration and grit, as if he could move that 40-pound rock with his eyes. The leader of the U.S. men’s curling team had just released a stone and was urging it along, watching it slide…
    - 58 days ago, 26 Feb 18, 12:25am -
  • As the Pyeongchang Olympics closes, so too does the myth of fair competition
    Representing the union of the world’s continents, the interlocking rings on the Olympic flag symbolized something else Sunday night at the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Games. Frustration. Exasperation. Hopelessness. So much for Faster, Highe…
    - 59 days ago, 25 Feb 18, 10:10pm -

Miami Herald

  • Future of Olympic course unclear after hearing
    The future of the golf course under construction for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 was unclear Wednesday after the city of Rio and the course developer — both defendants in a lawsuit — failed to agree to changes proposed by a Brazilian cour…
    - 17 Sep 14, 10:23pm -
  • Paralympics head won't promote Pistorius' return
    As Oscar Pistorius awaits sentencing for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, it's uncertain if the fallen sports icon will ever race again. What's clearer is that the Paralympic leadership will not be encouraging any comeback by the double ampu…
    - 17 Sep 14, 3:42pm -
  • Rio organizers announce Olympic ticket prices
    Organizers have announced the basic outline of ticket prices for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016.
    - 16 Sep 14, 10:01pm -
  • Column: Without Scotland, not so great Britain
    After 26 years guiding Manchester United, Alex Ferguson knows better than most that one should always think very, very carefully before breaking up a winning team. Perhaps that helps explain why he donated money to the campaign urging voters in his n…
    - 16 Sep 14, 5:05pm -
  • Future of Olympic golf course in hands of court
    A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury high-rise apartments planned around the edges.
    - 16 Sep 14, 4:05pm -
  • Fomer IOC member Diallo of Guinea dies at 82
    Alpha Ibraham Diallo, a former IOC member from Guinea and African Olympic head, has died. He was 82.
    - 15 Sep 14, 4:35pm -
  • Pistorius free to compete, SA Olympic body says
    Oscar Pistorius is free to compete for South Africa again, as long as his running doesn't go against the ruling of the judge.
    - 15 Sep 14, 11:39am -

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  • Memorable Moments: The Top 10
    Bolt burns down the track, Murray breaks the English curse, Feck flops his way into pop culture history, and none of us are impressed by the Maroney face. Here are memorable moments Nos. 10-1.
    - 13 Aug 12, 12:10am -
  • Women Rule The London Games
    For the first time in history, the U.S. women outnumbered and out-medaled the men. Women from the States and beyond broke barriers. And that's just a start. Learn why these were "The Women's Games."
    - 12 Aug 12, 11:57pm -
  • 'Happy And Glorious' Games Close In London
    An Olympics considered as much a party as a celebration of athletics ended on a rocking note Sunday with the Who, the Spice Girls and even Willy Wonka appearing as London bid goodbye to the Games.
    - 12 Aug 12, 11:44pm -
  • Where To Go After The Games
    Now that the London Olympics are over and the sports world turns its eyes toward a full slate of fall sports, fans can download NBCSports.com's Sports Talk app to stay up to date with every major sport.
    - 12 Aug 12, 11:36pm -
  • Phelps' Historic Career Comes To A Close
    Michael Phelps closed out the London Games with a record-breaking 22 medals to make him the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time. Here is a look back at Phelps' career by the numbers.
    - 31 Jul 12, 8:02pm -