LONDON - Michael Phelps won the right to call himself the greatest Olympian of all time when the U.S. team destroyed the field in the 4x200 metres freestyle relay on Tuesday to hand him his 19th medal.
LONDON - Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis expressed surprise and disappointment on Tuesday over comments from U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney which appeared to criticise London's handling of the Summer Games.
LONDON - South Africa's Chad le Clos upset Michael Phelps to win the 200 metres butterfly final at the London Olympics on Tuesday.
LONDON - The idea of women playing soccer at the Olympics would have been unthinkable the last time the Games were staged in London in 1948, but on Tuesday a record crowd of 70,000 is expected for Britain's match against Brazil at Wembley Stadium.
MANCHESTER, England - The United States women's soccer team clinched top spot in Group G after Abby Wambach's 25th minute goal gave them a 1-0 win over North Korea and a 100 percent record at Old Trafford on Monday.