Alex Morgan: American Striker Is Key for USA Women's Soccer Gold Medal

Bleacher Rep

United States' Megan Rapinoe, right, leaps onto United States' Alex Morgan in celebration after Morgan scores a goal during the women's group G soccer match between the United States and France at the London 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July Most athletes at the 2012 Olympics are awaiting the opening ceremonies on Friday, but not today's […]

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US on right track with Olympic water polo win

Boston Heral

The Americans won their opening match at the London Olympics, edging Montenegro 8-7 in a challenging meeting of medal contenders. Next up for the U.S. is Romania, which is making its first Olympic water polo appearance since 1996 in Atlanta. "Romania LONDON — Peter Varellas scored three goals Sunday to lead the United States over […]

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Duchess Kate and Prince William: Olympic golden couple

Los Angeles

At long last, the 2012 London Olympics have arrived. Here is your complete schedule of all events. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and her husband Prince William are running down their Olympic Games duties with gold medal precision. Having the British capital of London as host city and all, it's no surprise that Will and Kate […]

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Nadia Comaneci, 'Perfect 10' Queen, Hopes Gymnastics Brings Back 'Perfect 10 …

TravelersTod

Some of my happiest memories — both as a child and as an adult — involve watching the Olympic Games and cheering on Mary Lou Retton, Nadia Comaneci, Carl Lewis and so many others. I was awed and inspired by those athletes and everything that the Nadia Comaneci, the original queen of the Olympic gymnastics […]

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NBC Olympics and Twitter fury – a study in on-demand expectations unfulfilled

Baltimore Su

The internet is having a tantrum over NBC's terrible coverage of the Olympics. It's an entertaining spectacle, but nothing new. Since the early days of the World Wide Web, it's been used to shit on NBC's coverage of the Check here for live stream links and times for Monday's men's gymnastics final, men's 200-meter freestyle […]

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Soar spot

FOXSports.co

Olympian McKayla Maroney looks so much like Posh Spice check out these photos of the gymnast and Victoria Beckham right here. As the United States women's gymnastics team looks to win the gold medal in the team competition, it will need everyone to perform their best, especially McKayla Maroney. The American squad is full of […]

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Tim Layden: After not coming through in 400 relay, pressure building on Lochte

SI.com

Not to gloat or anything, but how right were we about Ryan Lochte being the most exciting competitor to watch at the London Olympics? Not only did he win the U.S.'s very first gold medal on Saturday, but then he wore a One night after swimming the anchor leg for France in the men's 4×100 […]

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Bobbles will cost Jordyn Wieber big payday at London Games

USA TODAY

Rita Wieber can't get behind the scenes to comfort her daughter, so she sends the next best thing. The heavily-favored Olympic contender placed fourth — behind two of her teammates — in Sunday's qualifying round. -So who suffered the bigger disappointment: Nastia Liukin or Jordyn Wieber? Both are devastating in their own right. But comment […]

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NBC getting off to unexpected strong start in Olympic ratings

Washington P

When did you first hear that Ryan Lochte, Michael Phelps and the rest of the American men's 400-meter freestyle team had fallen to the French in heartbreaking fashion? For me, it was sometime yesterday afternoon as I flipped back and forth between Twitter shut down Independent reporter Guy Adams after he tweeted a top NBC […]

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Dana Vollmer: Olympic Gold Medalist Has the Heart of a Champion

Bleacher Rep

LONDON — The swimmer Dana Vollmer is an unabashed fan of the gymnasts Shannon Miller and Nastia Liukin, which makes sense. Miller and Liukin won Olympic medals and made memorable comebacks, and so did Vollmer, whose athletic renaissance It's not even a full weekend into the 2012 Summer Olympics and already records are being smashed […]

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