The opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games has begun. The show is kicking off with a film about the River Thames, followed by a countdown and the release of four balloons carrying the five Olympic rings to the edge of space.
Michael Phelps 2, Ryan Lochte 1. In their most stirring duel of the U.S. Olympic trials, Phelps and Lochte went stroke for stroke in the 200-meter individual medley Saturday night, the world’s two greatest swimmers never more than inches apart.
David Beckham’s hope in playing the Olympics for England in front of his home crowd of London is now over. England skipper Stuart Pearce left out the star Galaxy midfielder after releasing a statement by his representatives.
Reigning Olympic decathlon gold medalist from Glendora, Calif Bryan Clay won’t defend his title in London after he stumbled in the 110-meter hurdles and fouled on all three discuss throws at the U.S. track trials Saturday.