SHENYANG, China — Heather O’Reilly scored less than a minute into the match to lead the Unites States to a 4-0 win over New Zealand and a spot in the quarterfinals of the women’s Olympic soccer tournament.
BEIJING — LeBron James simply knocked aside overmatched Angola players like a schoolyard bully, going wherever he wanted on the basketball court.
BEIJING — In some ways, Michael Phelps is just your typical 23-year-old.
BEIJING — Cancer-stricken Eric Shanteau made his Olympic debut Tuesday night, easily advancing out of the 200-meter breaststroke preliminaries just a couple weeks before he will undergo surgery.
BEIJING — Four years later, Olympic softball remains lopsided
BEIJING — Wang Xin and Chen Ruolin gave China its third straight victory in diving, easily winning the women’s 10-meter synchronized competition on Tuesday
BEIJING — American Glenn Eller won the gold medal in double trap shooting Tuesday, building a solid lead during qualifying and then hitting 45 of 50 targets in the final round.
BEIJING — Despite maintaining a professional demeanor and cool exterior, USA women’s basketball team forward Candace Parker did cut loose Monday night.
BEIXIAOYING TOWN, China — Michal Martikan of Slovakia has won the gold medal in single canoe slalom, his first since taking the top spot on the Olympic podium in Atlanta.
BEIJING — The Chinese men stood on the podium biting their medals. Yes, guys, they are real. And yes, they are Olympic gold. The bronzes around the Americans’ necks must have been just as tasty.