With his sixth gold medal, cyclist Chris Hoy set a world record for his home country on Aug. 7 - giving Great Britain seven of the 10 gold medals awarded at the London Velodrome this summer, with their silver and a bronze rounding it off to nine medals in total, according to the Associated Press.
With the 2012 London Olympic Games nearing its end and the media attempting to dissect Ryan Lochte's love life, the demand for dirt on the pretty boy swimmer is currently increasing to an all-time high.
Tennis champion Serena Williams responded to the publicity surrounding the "Crip Walk" dance she performed on-court after she won her first gold medal for the singles on Saturday. "I dont' care. That's the least of my worries. I'm glad I did it!" she told US Weekly in London. "It's getting so much attention," she added. "It just happened. I was so excited that it just came out."
Olympic men's 100-meter breaststroke winner Cameron van der Burgh admitted to cheating during his victory at the London Games, which ironically also set a new world-record time, reported by NBC on Aug. 7.
The 1st of the 2 Women's Beach Volleyball Semifinals is currently underway between Walsh-Jennings & May-Treanor's Team USA and China. However, there is indeed a 2nd Team USA comprised of Jen Kessy and April Ross who will also compete in their respective matchup against the very tough team of Brazil later on in the day. The latter two are most likely the American team you haven't heard of.
U.S. track and field standout Lolo Jones is headed into the semifinals of the 2012 London Games 100-Meter Hurdles race on Tuesday. Jones had pulled out a 2nd place finish in round 1 of the heats with a time of 12.68 seconds.
In the midst of gold medal basketball competition, Kevin Durant looks to be at the top of his game after putting up 28 points in Team USA's route over Argentina on Monday. While the star's uncanny playmaking abilities have been widely publicized, his love life has usually not.
After scoring his record 18th gold medal this past weekend and the Olympic Games behind him, Michael Phelps will now get to kick back into the arms of his newly revealed girlfriend Megan Rossee. Mum on the relationship front up until recently, the star made it official when with he accompanied her to the red carpet this past Monday.
Georganne Moline placed second at the Olympics 2012 400-Meter Hurdles semi-final heats on Monday. The US Olympian finished at 54.74 seconds and will advance to the finals on August 8. Georganne Moline was excited to move forwards and says she and the other hurdlers will break records.
The USA vs. Canada soccer game saw a stunning finale at the London 2012 Olympics in the women's semi final Monday, with the United States scoring deep into the final minute of extra time to win 4-3 and progress to the final and earn the chance at the gold medal.
Gabby Douglas' father was in London to see her amazing performance to win the gold medal in the women's gymnastics all-around at the Olympic 2012 Games, although he was forced to watch from a distance.