US Women’s Basketball Team Routs France, 86-50, to Win Fifth Straight Olympic Gold Medal
Candace Parker scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, as the United States women’s basketball team soundly defeated France, 86-50, on Saturday night to win the gold medal game at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 14 — US Men’s Basketball Will Face Spain For Gold Medal
Several records fell at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Friday, as the United States extended its overall dominance. Here are the highlights of the day’s events:
Carli Lloyd Scores Two Goals as US Women Beat Japan 2-1 To Win Olympic Soccer Gold
Carli Lloyd scored two goals, and Richland's Hope Solo made a crucial save as the United States women’s soccer team beat Japan, 2-1, to win the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Thursday night in London.
2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 8 — Michael Phelps Wins 18th Olympic Gold Medal in Final Race
Michael Phelps extended his record as the Olympics’ most decorated athlete in London on Saturday, while the host country had its best night yet. Here’s a recap of the day’s events:
2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 7 — Michael Phelps Wins 17th Career Gold Medal In His Last Individual Race
US swimmers Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin added to their impressive medal collections on Friday at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Here’s a recap of the day’s action from the London Games:
2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 6 — Michael Phelps beats Ryan Lochte in 200 IM; Gabby Douglas Wins All-Around Gold
The United States won six gold medals on Thursday to jump ahead of China in the overall medal count. Here’s Thursday’s Olympic Games’ recap:
10 Unforgettable Moments from the Olympics
The Summer Olympics begin this weekend in London. For more than a century, the modern Olympic games have provided a global stage for athletes to deliver unforgettable moments of competition, courage and compassion.
2012 Wimbledon Report: Serena Williams Wins Fifth Wimbledon Title
Serena Williams defeated Agnieszka Radwanska, 6-1, 5-7, 6-2, on Saturday to capture her fifth Wimbledon title at the All England Lawn Tennis Club.
Sports Birthdays for July 1 — Carl Lewis and More
Here are some of the people in the sports world celebrating birthdays on July 1:
2012 Belmont Stakes: Union Rags Edges Paynter To Win The Belmont Stakes
Union Rags used a late surge to win the 144th Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in New York on Saturday.