IOC leaders dropped wrestling from the Olympic program on Tuesday, a surprise decision that removes one of the oldest Olympic sports from the 2020 Games.
Officials familiar with the decision tell The Associated Press the IOC has stripped Lance Armstrong of his bronze medal from the 2000 Sydney Olympics because of his involvement in doping.
A three-word tweet signifying another milestone for President Barack Obama and Justin Bieber saying goodbye to a fan were the top two tweets of 2012, according to Twitter.
The Cauldron has been extinguished, the final medal count has been tallied, and the 2012 Summer Olympics are officially a thing of the past. It's time to look ahead at what's next.
Shot putter Nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus became the first athlete to be stripped of a medal at the London Olympics after her gold was withdrawn Monday for doping.
Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt were just two of the athletes who put on spellbinding performances in London.
From the heroic mythology of the Ancient Games more than two thousand years ago to the spectacle of modern-day athletic gladiators such as Usain Bolt, the Olympics has long been an awe-inspiring and captivating sporting event.
The London Olympics are over. Here is a look at the Closing Ceremony from journalists with the Associated Press
The lineup for Team USA in the men's race is sure to change from the semifinal, when Manteo Mitchell remarkably found a way to finish his opening leg despite a broken fibula.
The 2012 Olympic Games in London is in the home stretch. Find Friday's schedule of televised events right here.
Diving, track & field, soccer and swimming makes a return, but not in the pool. Those events and more highlight Day 13 of the London Games.
The United States won its first gold medal in women's water polo, getting five goals from Maggie Steffens and a sterling performance from goalkeeper Betsey Armstrong to cruise to an 8-5 win over Spain on Thursday.