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Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Phelps "probably not" greatest Olympian: Coe

LONDON (Reuters) - American swimmer Michael Phelps is

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Men's field event-by-event analysis

LONDON (Reuters) - Analysis of the field events in the men's athletics programme.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Rowing: Britain storm to first gold

DORNEY, England (Reuters) - Britain's Helen Glover and Heather Stanning stormed to victory in the women's Olympic rowing pair on Wednesday to give the host nation their first gold of the London Games in front of Princes William and Harry and 25,000 screaming fans.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Phelps and Lochte through to medley semis

LONDON (Reuters) - Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte both safely qualified for the semi-finals of the men's 200 metres individual medley at the London Olympics on Wednesday.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Factbox - Memorable quotes from the London Olympics

(Reuters) - Following are some of the fun and memorable quotes from the London Olympics:

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Cyberbullies targeting athletes told to back off

LONDON (Reuters) - Cyberbullies targeting Olympic athletes received a clear message on Tuesday to back off following the arrest of a suspected Internet troll but the issue highlighted a divide on how to deal with Twitter abuse.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Swimming: Soni tops 200m breaststroke heats

LONDON (Reuters) - Rebecca Soni made the perfect start to the defence of her 200 metres breaststroke title when she set the fastest time in Wednesday's heats at the London Olympics.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Coe says Ye's spurt "not unthinkable"

LONDON (Reuters) - It is not unusual for teenage athletes to knock seconds off their fastest time, London Olympics chief Seb Coe said, adding he would prefer to

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Badminton players disqualified, hosts win gold

LONDON (Reuters) - Eight women badminton players were disqualified by the sport's federation on Wednesday for deliberately trying to lose at the Olympics and manipulate the draw, angering fans and fellow athletes who said they undermined the spirit of the Games.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Eight women charged for "throwing" badminton matches

LONDON (Reuters) - The World Badminton Federation charged eight female players with misconduct on Wednesday after four Olympic doubles teams had attempted to