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Olympics: Isinbayeva braced for golden close-up
Olympics: Isinbayeva braced for golden close-up

Russian diva Yelena Isinbayeva goes for a third Olympic gold medal on Monday, aiming to prove she remains the undisputed queen of women's pole vaulting.

Olympics: Isinbayeva braced for golden close-up
PHOTO: Kazakhstan's Rypakova wins women's triple jump at Olympics
PHOTO: Kazakhstan's Rypakova wins women's triple jump at Olympics

Kazakhstan's Olga Rypakova won Olympic gold in the women's triple jump on Sunday.

PHOTO: Kazakhstan's Rypakova wins women's triple jump at Olympics
PHOTO: Kazakh Ilyin wins men's under-94kg weightlifting gold at Olypmics
PHOTO: Kazakh Ilyin wins men's under-94kg weightlifting gold at Olypmics

Kazakhstan's Ilya Ilyin set two new world records as he stormed to Olympic under-94kg men's weightlifting gold at the ExCel Arena on Saturday.

PHOTO: Kazakh Ilyin wins men's under-94kg weightlifting gold at Olypmics
Olympics: Kazakhstan's Podobedova wins women's 75kg gold
Olympics: Kazakhstan's Podobedova wins women's 75kg gold

Kazakhstan's Svetlana Podobedova lifted the total of 291kg. 4 Olympic gold medals is a record for Kazakhstan.

Olympics: Kazakhstan's Podobedova wins women's 75kg gold
PHOTO: Kazakhstan's Podobedova wins women's 75kg gold at Olympics
PHOTO: Kazakhstan's Podobedova wins women's 75kg gold at Olympics

Kazakhstan's Svetlana Podobedova won the Olympic Games women's -75kg weightlifting gold medal on Friday with a total lift of 291kg.

PHOTO: Kazakhstan's Podobedova wins women's 75kg gold at Olympics
Olympics: Heady mantle of world's fastest man
Olympics: Heady mantle of world's fastest man

Following in the footsteps of the likes of Jesse Owens and Carl Lewis cannot be easy, but Usain Bolt has carried the heady mantle of the world's fastest man with a fun-loving dignity.

Olympics: Heady mantle of world's fastest man
Olympics: US NBA stars deliver win for the ages
Olympics: US NBA stars deliver win for the ages

Carmelo Anthony says the US Olympic team of NBA stars was not trying to send a message to the original Dream Team when it scored the most points in a game in Olympic history in routing Nigeria 156-73.

Olympics: US NBA stars deliver win for the ages
London tourism rates plunge during Olympics
London tourism rates plunge during Olympics

The London 2012 Olympics appears to be deterring tourists from the capital's centre after warnings of travel chaos and overpriced hotel rooms.

London tourism rates plunge during Olympics
NATO troops watch Games with weapons at hand
NATO troops watch Games with weapons at hand

After 30 years of war, the London Olympics are a distant dreamworld for most Afghans -- and even the 130,000 NATO-led troops from 50 countries watch the television broadcasts with weapons close at hand.

NATO troops watch Games with weapons at hand
China's Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang. ©REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad
Olympics: China's Yu quits badminton after scandal

One of the star Chinese badminton players disqualified from the Olympics for throwing a match has announced she is quitting the sport, saying her dreams had been "heartlessly shattered".

Olympics: China's Yu quits badminton after scandal
Olympics: Ye's Aussie mentor says doping claims wrong
Olympics: Ye's Aussie mentor says doping claims wrong

An Australian mentor of Chinese swimming sensation Ye Shiwen has slammed claims her Olympic achievements were fuelled by drugs, saying he was "100 percent certain" the teenager was clean.

Olympics: Ye's Aussie mentor says doping claims wrong
Olympics: S. Korea media, netizens lament "disgrace"
Olympics: S. Korea media, netizens lament "disgrace"

South Korean newspapers and netizens were generally scathing Thursday about their country's involvement in the Olympic badminton scandal, with one paper terming the affair a national embarrassment.

Olympics: S. Korea media, netizens lament "disgrace"
Olympics: Kazakhstan lost 2 lines in medal count

Kazakhstan national team is ranked 8th by medal count after the 5th day of London Olympics-2012.

Olympics: Kazakhstan lost 2 lines in medal count
Olympics: Japan shocked by judo medal failures
Olympics: Japan shocked by judo medal failures

Japan's judo coaches have admitted their Olympic Games team has performed below expectations after claiming just one gold medal over the first four days of competition.

Olympics: Japan shocked by judo medal failures
Olympics: China to probe match throwing claim - Xinhua
Olympics: China to probe match throwing claim - Xinhua

China's Olympic delegation has launched an investigation into allegations its star badminton players threw a match, state media said Wednesday, in the latest controversy to strike the Chinese team.

Olympics: China to probe match throwing claim - Xinhua
Kazakhstan features two holes at Olympics
Kazakhstan features two holes at Olympics

Two incidents involving Kazakhstan symbols at London Olympics-2012 outrage the country's citizens.

Kazakhstan features two holes at Olympics
Olympics: The Skype could be the limit for US golden boy
Olympics: The Skype could be the limit for US golden boy

Jose Ramirez is seen as the man who can finally deliver the United States Olympic lightweight gold 20 years after the great Oscar de la Hoya did in Barcelona and on Sunday he did little to discourage that notion.

Olympics: The Skype could be the limit for US golden boy
Olympics: More gold for China as records tumble in pool
Olympics: More gold for China as records tumble in pool

China surged clear at the top of the Olympic medals table on Sunday, as two world records fell in the pool on a night when France stunned swimming's superpowers to take a dramatic relay gold.

Olympics: More gold for China as records tumble in pool
Olympics: Vinokourov stuns Britons in road race
Olympics: Vinokourov stuns Britons in road race

Alexandre Vinokourov of Kazakhstan claimed an unexpected but deserved win in the men's Olympic road race Saturday, wrecking Mark Cavendish's hopes of delivering a first gold of the Games for the hosts.

Olympics: Vinokourov stuns Britons in road race
Olympics: Record-setting Chinshanlo from Kazakhstan wins -53kg class
Olympics: Record-setting Chinshanlo from Kazakhstan wins -53kg class

Kazakhstan's Zulfiya Chinshanlo set a world record in the clean and jerk as she powered to Olympic gold in the women's -53kg class.

Olympics: Record-setting Chinshanlo from Kazakhstan wins -53kg class