Aug 6, 2012
Must try harder! Algerian 1,500m medal contender booted out of the...
Algerian 1,500 metres medal contender Taoufik Makhloufi has been thrown out of the Olympics for not trying hard enough in his 800m heat.
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By all accounts - both live and tape-delayed - Danny Boyle's highly-anticipated Opening Ceremonies were a smashing success.A Now the games begin in earnest with a full slate of events Saturday from the pool and the pitch to the court and the range.
Olympic notes: Legally blind South Korean archer sets world records
South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun sees only blurred colors and lines when he peers toward the target about 76 yards away, arrow at the ready.
'Infinite variables' make Mark Cavendish nervous ahead of Olympic road race
Mark Cavendish will seek to claim Great Britain's first gold medal of the London 2012 Olympic Games on The Mall tomorrow.
Penn State scandal fallout could extend to donors
It was a bit of a nail-biter Friday as Zara Phillips, Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter, trotted her horse before a panel of judges and a veterinarian for a pre-competition equine fitness test Friday.