Richards-Ross returns to Olympic track, advances in 200 meters race
LONDON (AP) - David McKienzie scored 17 points as the defending champion U.S. men's volleyball team clinched a top tournament seed at the London Olympics on Monday with a win over Tunisia.
LONDON (AP) - Marlen Esparza was already having a tough time with her headgear when the crowd started booing her for refusing to trade haymakers with her Venezuelan opponent.
LONDON (AP) - Defending Olympic 50K race walk champion Alex Schwazer was caught doping in Italy and will miss the London Games.
LONDON (AP) - Jake Gibb and Sean Rosenthal left Beijing with a fifth-place finish and a good feeling about how they performed in their first Olympic beach volleyball tournament.
LONDON (AP) - Chinese super heavyweight Zhou Lulu shouts "relax" to calm her nerves. Iran's Saeid Mohammadpour hisses like a snake.
LONDON (AP) - For the first time before a big meet, Jenn Suhr heard a positive message from her husband, Rick, who's also her coach.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) - On the verge of missing the gold-medal game for the first time, the U.S. women's soccer team caught a break when the referee made a call rarely seen in the sport.
- Aliya Mustafina overcame the pain of a knee injury six months ago to win the uneven bars competition in gymnastics - one of three gold medals for Russia for the day. Other victories for Russia came from Alan Khugaev in men's 84-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling and Yuliya Zaripova in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase.
LONDON (AP) - One 3-pointer after another, Kevin Durant shot down Argentina - and perhaps the notion that defense wins championships.
• Four years after a late fade left her wearing bronze in Beijing, Sanya Richards-Ross got the 400-meter gold she always thought she should win. She surged to the finish and punched her fist when she crossed the line in 49.55 seconds to give the U.S. its first track and field gold medal of the London Games.
LONDON (AP) - So much for all those dire predictions of it taking many years, even decades, to break the swimming records set in high-tech bodysuits.
LONDON (AP) - Lining up for the Olympic 100-meter final, Usain Bolt wrapped up his signature prerace preening by lifting a finger to his lips.
LONDON (AP) - Destinee Hooker scored 19 points as the undefeated U.S. women's volleyball team wrapped up preliminary pool play at the London Olympics with a straight-set victory over Turkey on Sunday night.
LONDON (AP) - They call her "Six Feet of Sunshine," but at night in London, the smile disappears and Kerri Walsh Jennings turns downright fierce.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Novak Djokovic opened the defense of his Dubai Championships title with a straight sets victory over Denis Istomin, while second-seeded Juan Martin del Potro had to retire from his first-round match on Tuesday.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - By the busload, the world's athletes and visitors rolled toward Sochi's airport and took off for home Monday, fresh from a Winter Games experience that many Russians pronounced a smashing success and that the Olympic movement's chief enthusiastically labeled a victory for the region and the host nation. "Yes! We did it!" one Olympic volunteer exulted as she darted into the night.
LONDON (AP) - For athletes and spectators at Sochi, it's time to pack up. But for the host cities, the real challenge begins with the end of the Olympics. How do they continue to use the expensive stadiums after the party's over? What happens to the athletes' villages? What is the legacy of the games? Here's a look at what some past Summer and Winter Games sites around the world look like post-Olympics.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Sidney Crosby skated in alone on Henrik Lundqvist, faking Sweden's goalie to the ice with a textbook-quality deke and sliding a perfect backhand into the net.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Flushed with pride after its athletes' spectacular showing at the costliest Olympics ever, Russia celebrated Sunday night with a visually stunning finale that handed off a smooth but politically charged Winter Games to their next host, Pyeongchang in South Korea.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - For the rematch, Canada skipped the overtime and shelved the theatrics.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - The Olympic men's figure skating gold medalist is 19 years old. The women's champion is 17.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - The puck skittered the length of the ice on its way toward the empty Canadian net before clanging off the post and stopping in front of the crease.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - It was a day of firsts.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - For hockey fans, it should be a fantastic Friday.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) - Vic loves Alena. Alena loves Vic.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Anxiety and energy. Conviction and courage.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) - Bode Miller's Sochi Olympics are over, one race earlier than he had hoped.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - A Russian hockey team with immense expectations lost its shot at an Olympic title Wednesday at a Winter Games tempered by violence both in the host city and in nearby Ukraine.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Phil Kessel is the first American in more than a decade to score a hat trick in an Olympic hockey tournament.