Straight from a triumphant Olympic campaign, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt dazzled dancing fans with a turn as a DJ at a London nightclub early today.
Cuban teenager Robeisy Ramirez, 18, won the men's Olympic flyweight (52kg) boxing gold on Sunday with a 17-14 win over Mongolia's Tugstsogt Nyambayar.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today congratulated wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt for winning bronze medal at the London Olympics, saying he showed "true grit" in his wonderful comeback in the repechage round.
Brazil overpowered the US to claim gold in the Olympic women's volleyball event on Saturday.
Russia's Anna Chicherova won the Olympic gold medal in the women's high jump, clearing 2.05 metres for victory.
The US powered unchallenged to Olympic gold in the women's 4x400 metres relay on Saturday.
On any other day and in any other situation, the Tibetan exiles who gathered excitedly in groups next to Buckingham Palace would never have come to cheer for an athlete wearing the colors of China, a country they regard as their oppressor, a country that invaded and has governed their Himalayan homeland with an iron fist for six decades.
David Svoboda of the Czech Republic took gold on Saturday in the men's modern pentathlon at Olympics in London.
Sports minister Ajay Maken heaped praise on wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt for clinching a bronze medal at the London Olympics, saying the unassuming grappler deserved the feat.
Britain's Mo Farah added the 5000 metres title to his 10000 metres gold medal at the London Olympics on Saturday.
Russia's Elena Lashmanova won Olympic gold in the women's 20km race walk on Saturday, beating the world record of her fellow Russian Vera Sokolova in the process.
Known for its idyllic beaches and carnival, Rio officially assumes the mantle of Olympic city today, facing an uphill struggle in taming traffic gridlock, poor infrastructure and slum violence to stage the 2016 Olympics.
The Olympic Games draw to a close in London today with Kenya and Ethiopia's marathon men preparing for a duel on the streets of London in a fitting finale to the fortnight-long sporting spectacular.
Living a childhood dream that was almost derailed due to injuries, wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said his body had given up but his spirit kept him going as he fought three opponents in less than an hour to clinch a bronze medal in the Olympic Games in London.