London 2012

London 2012

Full coverage on NBC through August 12

Sunday, Aug 12, 2012 at 08:12 PM EDT

The Who, One Direction in All-Ages Olympic Closer

The Who, One Direction in All-Ages Olympic Closer

Like the Olympic torch passing from one runner to another, the London games' closing ceremony was an all-ages affair designed to show the flame of British creativity leaping from one age group to the next.

Friday, Aug 10, 2012 at 04:41 PM EDT

The Olympic Meme Games

The Olympic Meme Games

Check out some medal-worthy spoofs – including some from athletes, like Ryan Lochte, who are diving into the fun.

Saturday, Aug 11, 2012 at 08:09 PM EDT

U.S. Women's Basketball Takes Fifth Gold

U.S. Women's Basketball Takes Fifth Gold

The U.S. women's basketball team wins their fifth straight gold medal.

Saturday, Aug 11, 2012 at 10:09 PM EDT

1st Tibetan Olympian Wins Medal for China

1st Tibetan Olympian Wins Medal for China

The athlete — Qieyang Shenjie to the Chinese, Choeyang Kyi for the Tibetans — could hear the yells of encouragement. But she kept her head down and concentrated on not putting a foot wrong. I

Sunday, Aug 12, 2012 at 01:31 PM EDT

U.S. Beats Spain for Hoops Gold

U.S. Beats Spain for Hoops Gold

Kevin Durant scored 30 points, LeBron James added 19 and the U.S. men's basketball team defended its Olympic title, holding off stubborn Spain 107-100 on Sunday for the gold medal — just as the Americans did in...

Saturday, Aug 11, 2012 at 04:53 PM EDT

Bolt Wins 3rd Gold, World Relay Record

Bolt Wins 3rd Gold, World Relay Record

Usain Bolt won his third gold of the London games Saturday, anchoring a Jamaican team that set a world record in the men's 4x100m relay.

Friday, Aug 10, 2012 at 02:51 PM EDT

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Ponders Future After Gold

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Ponders Future After Gold

The next major tournament is three years away, and options to play at home are limited with the WPS defunct and plans for a new league still in flux.

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 01:19 PM EDT

Olympic Viewing Guide: Closing Ceremony

Olympic Viewing Guide: Closing Ceremony

Biggest names in Brit music are set join athletes as curtain comes down on London 2012 Games.

Friday, Aug 10, 2012 at 11:04 AM EDT

Cowabunga! Jennings Wins Bronze

Cowabunga! Jennings Wins Bronze

The Alexandria native storms back to win bronze.

Saturday, Aug 11, 2012 at 02:27 PM EDT

No Basketball Age Limit Expected For 2016

No Basketball Age Limit Expected For 2016

The head of basketball's governing body said Saturday he doesn't foresee an age limit for the 2016 Olympics.

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