London 2012

London 2012

Full coverage on NBC through August 12

Sunday, Aug 12, 2012 at 02:11 PM PDT

Meb Keflezighi Motivated by Pre-Race Slight

Meb Keflezighi Motivated by Pre-Race Slight

Olympic athlete Mebrahtom "Meb" Keflezighi -- a San Diego High School alum -- came in fourth place during the Men's Marathon in London Sunday. This marked his final Olympic appearance of his career.

Sunday, Aug 12, 2012 at 05:12 PM PDT

The Who, One Direction in All-Ages Olympic Closer

The Who, One Direction in All-Ages Olympic Closer

Like the Olympic torch passing from one runner to another, the London games' closing ceremony was an all-ages affair designed to show the flame of British creativity leaping from one age group to the next.

Friday, Aug 10, 2012 at 01:41 PM PDT

The Olympic Meme Games

The Olympic Meme Games

Check out some medal-worthy spoofs – including some from athletes, like Ryan Lochte, who are diving into the fun.

Monday, Aug 13, 2012 at 09:43 AM PDT
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By Courtney Marmon

Closing Ceremony: A Symphony of British Music

The after party of Olympic proportion. The London 2012 Closing Ceremony, directed... See Full Gallery

Friday, Aug 10, 2012 at 11:51 AM PDT

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Ponders Future After Gold

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Ponders Future After Gold

The next major tournament is three years away, and options to play at home are limited with the WPS defunct and plans for a new league still in flux.

Saturday, Aug 11, 2012 at 05:09 PM PDT

U.S. Women's Basketball Takes Fifth Gold

U.S. Women's Basketball Takes Fifth Gold

The U.S. women's basketball team wins their fifth straight gold medal.

Saturday, Aug 11, 2012 at 01:53 PM PDT

Bolt Wins 3rd Gold, World Relay Record

Bolt Wins 3rd Gold, World Relay Record

Usain Bolt won his third gold of the London games Saturday, anchoring a Jamaican team that set a world record in the men's 4x100m relay.

Monday, Aug 13, 2012 at 05:37 AM PDT

Joyful and Rockin' Close to London 2012

Joyful and Rockin' Close to London 2012

The cream of the British music industry -- including The Spice Girls, The Who, and the teaming of pop goddess Jesse J with the remaining members of Queen -- rocked Olympic Stadium to close the London 2012 Games...

Saturday, Aug 11, 2012 at 07:09 PM PDT

1st Tibetan Olympian Wins Medal for China

1st Tibetan Olympian Wins Medal for China

The athlete — Qieyang Shenjie to the Chinese, Choeyang Kyi for the Tibetans — could hear the yells of encouragement. But she kept her head down and concentrated on not putting a foot wrong. I

Sunday, Aug 12, 2012 at 01:19 PM PDT

Live Blog: 2012 Summer Olympics in London

Live Blog: 2012 Summer Olympics in London

Telling the story of the London Olympics through social media.

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