Days before the London Olympics draw to a close, Austria was already lamenting its biggest washout in half a century Friday, with no medals to show for and poor performances by some of its biggest hopes.
Servet Tazegul of Turkey won Olympic taekwondo gold in the men's 68kg weight class in London on Thursday.
Dzhamal Otarsultanov rewarded the Russian selectors with an Olympic gold medal when he took the 55kg men's freestyle wrestling title at London's Excel Arena on Friday.
Designer Giorgio Armani predicted that the London Olympics would be the most stylish ever, but fashion experts say there has been as much bad taste as elegance on display.
Usain Bolt may believe he is now worthy of the legend tag and be on a par with Michael Johnson - but he arguably surpasses the American because he can win and entertain at the same time.
Ireland's Katie Taylor beat Russian Sofya Ochigava to win the women's Olympic lightweight boxing gold medal today. She roared on by passionate crowd at the Excel Arena, beat the taller Russian 10-8.
The President of amateur boxing's governing body expects to replace the sport's computerized scoring system with the traditional professional judging system well before the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016.
China swept all four gold medals again at the London Olympics, duplicating its results from Beijing four years ago.
Great Britain's Charlotte Dujardin won individual dressage gold with a record score today, the London Olympic hosts' first ever medal in the event.
For 11 years, they have been Kerri and Misty, the most recognizable faces in Olympic beach volleyball and a team that dominated the sport.
Switzerland's Steve Guerdat, riding Nino des Buissonnets, won the Olympic Games individual show jumping gold at Greenwich Park on Wednesday.
The Australian crew of Nathan Outterridge and Iain Jensen won the gold in the Olympic men's 49er sailing class by a convincing margin in London on Wednesday.
A 36-year-old canoeist gave Norway its first gold medal of the London Olympics today as China and the United States continued their intense games-long competition for top spot on the medal table.
Rudolf Dombi and Roland Kokeny of Hungary won Olympic gold in the men's 1,000-meter K-2 today, beating their fast-finishing Portuguese rivals in a photo finish.
Sprint superstar Usain Bolt described his opening 200 metres heat here as "easy" as he took a giant step towards an unprecedented repeat Olympic sprint double at the London Games.