Liu Xiang planted a kiss on what may be the final hurdle of his Olympic career after he tripped and fell in his second consecutive disaster on the track at the Summer games.
Praise and compassion in China for hurdler Liu Xiang overwhelmed criticism after one of the faces of the Beijing Games four years ago suffered his second straight disaster on the Olympic track.
Tokyo’s mercurial governor, Shintaro Ishihara, gives new meaning to playing the sympathy card.
The London Olympics drew 219.4 million U.S. viewers, overtaking the 2008 games in Beijing to become the nation’s most watched television event ever, as gold- medal performances by Americans bolstered ratings.
The Olympic Velodrome hosted its first world record on the second day it was open to top riders.
Usain Bolt gave the crowd a wave in the manner of Queen Elizabeth II of Britain before racing to the finish line of the 200 meters to seal a historic sweep of the track sprints at the London Olympics.
U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay is getting a shot at redemption in the London Olympics.
Shelley-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica retained her 100-meter title, beating world champion Carmelita Jeter of the U.S. yesterday at London’s Olympic Stadium.
Comcast Corp.’s NBC expects to collect $950 million in revenue from its telecast of the Summer Olympics in London, about $100 million more than the Beijing Games four years ago.