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Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Sprint fever as Jamaicans go for clean sweep of medals

KINGSTON (Reuters) - It hasn't been done for 100 years, but three Jamaican men hope to make history at the London Olympics next Sunday, equalling a feat by the island's women sprinters in Beijing four years ago.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Uzbek Galiulina expelled for doping

LONDON (Reuters) - Uzbek gymnast Luiza Galiulina became the third athlete to be expelled from the London 2012 Olympics for doping after her B sample also tested positive for the banned substance furosemide, the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Equestrian: Dressage contest may topple records

LONDON (Reuters) - A generation remembers the day in 1976 when Nadia Comaneci scored the first-ever 10 in gymnastics, breaking Olympic scoreboards not calibrated to handle perfection.

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

Spirit of sport infringed but not the law

LONDON (Reuters) - Eight women badminton players disqualified from the London Olympics on Wednesday for deliberately trying to lose their doubles matches have been punished for infringing the spirit of their sport but not the rules.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Athletics: Richards-Ross in best ever shape, says coach

LONDON (Reuters) - Former 400 metres world champion Sanya Richards-Ross is in the best condition of her life as she seeks a first individual Olympic gold medal at the London Games, her coach Clyde Hart said on Wednesday.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Twitter Games abuzz with Phelps' feat

LONDON (Reuters) - In 2008, the congratulations came by telephone:

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

China one-two helps restore pride

LONDON (Reuters) - China's Lu Xiaojun broke two weightlifting world records on his way to winning gold and team mate Lu Haojie went through the pain barrier to take silver as their men's squad bounced back from a poor start to the Olympics.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Football: Britain reach last eight as love-affair goes on

CARDIFF (Reuters) - Britain's new-found love affair with Olympic soccer continued to blossom on Wednesday when they beat Uruguay 1-0 to clinch a place in the quarter-finals of the competition for the first time since the 1956 Melbourne Games.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Canoe slalom: Tears and fears for sad Frenchman

WALTHAM CROSS, England (Reuters) - The contrast between Olympics winners and losers was graphically illustrated at the canoe slalom venue on Wednesday.