LONDON (AP) - More offensive fireworks were on display at the basketball venue - this time courtesy of the U.S. women.
LONDON (AP) - Mel Rippon slotted home the last penalty of a shootout to give Australia a dramatic 20-18 win over China on Sunday for a spot in the women's Olympic water polo semifinals, where fellow gold-medal favorite the United States awaits.
LONDON (AP) - On the first day of the rest of his life, Michael Phelps found old habits are hard to break.
LONDON (AP) - Destinee Hooker scored 19 points and the U.S. women's volleyball team clinched the top spot in its pool with a preliminary-round victory over Serbia in straight sets on Friday at the Olympics.
LONDON (AP) - Kobe Bryant was at Wimbledon on Friday, taking in the epic semifinal match between Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro and signing autographs between games. His day off was unscheduled, but there was really no need for the U.S. basketball team to practice when that's about all they did the night before against Nigeria.
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) - These were supposed to be the Hope Solo Olympics for the U.S. women's football team. Or the Alex Morgan Games. Instead, they belong so far to the old reliable, Abby Wambach, who has scored in every match to lead the Americans into the semifinals.
LONDON (AP) - Defending beach volleyball gold medalist Phil Dalhausser saw the Italian points pile up on the scoreboard and knew his hopes for a repeat were over when Todd Rogers' final Olympic touch fell short of the net.
LONDON (AP) - United States weightlifter Kendrick Farris gave his performance a seven on a scale of one to 10.
LONDON (AP) - Well, that sure was fast.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Roger Federer leaned on the net, exhausted but exhilarated after winning the final set 19-17 to earn his first Olympic singles medal.
LONDON (AP) - A few hours after the U.S. men's boxing team thought its London Olympics were over, amateur boxing's governing body decided Errol Spence deserved to fight on.
LONDON (AP) - When the final seconds ticked off, leaving zeros on the clock, the three digits on the left side of the scoreboard seemed absurd, impossible.
LONDON (AP) - Captain Clay Stanley scored 19 points as the U.S. men's volleyball team beat Brazil 3-1 on Thursday at the London Olympics, in a repeat of the Beijing Games final the Americans also won.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - When Guor Marial was 8, he sprinted through the darkness with the hope of escaping child slavery at a labor camp in Sudan.
LONDON (AP) - Just 14, Gabby Douglas pleaded with her mother to let her move cross country, certain a new coach could help her get to the Olympics.
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.