10 May 2012
The world's greatest athletes descend on London in July for the 2012 Olympics. Reuters' Martyn Herman highlights 10 to watch when the Games get underway:
08 Aug 2012
Iran's Behdad Salimikordasiabi won gold in the headline event of the London Olympic weightlifting competition on Tuesday to claim the title of strongest man at the Games.
29 Jul 2012
The Olympic flame is nowhere to be seen. The enduring image of the summer and Winter Games, lit Friday night at the climax of the opening ceremony, is out of sight from the throngs of fans who hoped to catch an inspiring glimpse or take the photo of a lifetime.
29 Jul 2012
The Olympic flame is nowhere to be seen. The enduring image of the Summer and Winter Games, lit Friday night at the climax of the opening ceremony, is out of sight from the throngs of fans who hoped to catch an inspiring glimpse or take the photo of a lifetime.
26 Jul 2012
Belarus' sports-mad President Alexander Lukashenko will not be able to attend the London Olympics because of EU sanctions against his regime, the British embassy in Minsk said on Thursday.
12 Jul 2012
Soumyajit Ghosh surprised one and all by qualifying for Olympics, leaving senior pros such as A.Sharath Kamal in the shade, but the Siliguri paddler knows that it would not be a stroll in the park when it comes down to facing European and Chinese giants in London.
08 Jul 2012
Five members of the gold medal winning lineup at the 2008 Bejing Games were included in the 12-man US Olympic basketball team announced by USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo on Saturday.
05 May 2014
The International Olympics Committee (IOC) will have the final say on whether Tyson Gay's 4x100 metres relay team mates will be stripped of their London Games medals in the wake of the sprinter's doping ban, the IAAF said.
06 Jun 2012
Live streaming of events in the London Olympic Games will be available to fans across India on YouTube, the International Olympic Committee announced on Wednesday.
25 Apr 2012
A British judge jailed two men on Wednesday for a scheme to defraud the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) of 2.3 million pounds (USD 3.7 million).