London Olympics


Former Olympic, USC Sprint Champion Mel Patton Dies At 89

Mel Patton, a double gold medal-winning sprinter at the 1948 London Olympics and a five-time NCAA champion, has died. He was 89.


Blake Griffin

Griffin Says Knee Is Completely Healed From Surgery

All-Star Blake Griffin says his left knee is healed after last month’s surgery that forced him to miss the London Olympics, when he worked on his shot and free throws while his U.S. teammates were winning a gold medal.


Chris Paul #13 of the US Men's Senior National Team poses with both his Gold Medals after their Men's Gold Medal Basketball Game against Spain on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the North Greenwich Arena on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Clippers’ Chris Paul Undergoes Thumb Surgery

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb, an injury that occurred last month before he played for the U.S. in the London Olympics.


US swimmer Katie Ledecky  poses on the podium after winning gold in the women's 800m freestyle final  during the swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012 in London.  AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI        (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/GettyImages)

15-Year-Old Katie Ledecky, Youngest Member Of U.S. Swim Team, Wins 800 Free

American 15-year-old Katie Ledecky won the 800-meter freestyle at the London Olympics on Friday.


Gabrielle Douglas of the United States reacts after he competes on the balance beam in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Gabby Douglas Wins Gold for USA In All-Around Gymnastics

Might be time to get Gabby Douglas a new nickname. Olympic champ might work.


Adam Wright of the United States celebrates his goal during the Men's Water Polo preliminary round Group B match against Romania on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Water Polo Arena on July 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Cali-filled USA Water Polo Team Defeats Romania 10-8

The United States recovered from a slow start to edge Romania 10-8 in men’s water polo at the London Olympics.


Track and field athlete Bryan Clay poses for a portrait during the USOC Portrait Shoot at Smashbox West Hollywood on November 17, 2011 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images for USOC)

Glendora’s Bryan Clay Will Try To Make Olympic History By Winning 3 Medals In Decathlon

Michael Phelps did something that no other Olympian has done by winning 8 gold medals in a single Olympics. This year in London, Glendora’s Bryan Clay will attempt to do something that no other athlete has done in the history of the Olympics.


NEW YORK - AUGUST 08:  Television host Natalie Morales (L) and Olympic swimming gold meadalist Janet Evans interact during a taping of the NBC Today Show in Rockefeller Center on August 8 , 2007 in New York City.(Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images )

Janet Evans Finishes 2nd In Mission Viejo Swim Meet

Janet Evans has finished second in her heat of the 800-meter freestyle as part of the 40-year-old swimmer’s comeback for the London Olympics.


The US Women's volleyball team strategizes against the Dominican Republic in the bronze medal match at the Pan American Volleyball Stadium on October 20, 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Women’s Olympic Volleyball Team To Scrimmage At USC’s Galen Center, UC Irvine

The U.S. women’s national volleyball team, which has already secured a spot in the London Olympics, will hold two public scrimmages in Southern California next month to prepare for the FIVB World Grand Prix.


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Galaxy’s Beckham Makes Latest Cut For London Olympics

David Beckham has made the latest cut to represent Britain for this summer’s London Olympics.


Los Angeles Clippers v Los Angeles Lakers

Griffin Could Be Pairing Up With Kobe For London Olympics

With the 2012 London Olympics just seven months away, Team USA is reportedly heading for its first round of roster cuts.