United States pair Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh won their third successive Olympic gold medal in women's beach volleyball by beating compatriots Jennifer Kessy and April Ross in straight sets on...
Peter Hanlon Natalie Cook and Tamsin Hinchley lose a see-sawing contest against the USA 21-18, 21-19.
Australia's Nat Cook and Tamsin Hinchley play USA's Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor. Photos by Viki Lascaris
George Bush is fan, and beach volleyball tickets at the London Olympic are selling well in British government departments.
Peter Hanlon Lauren Mitchell put one small foot about 10 centimetres in front of the other, tapped the floor, then brought her toes back into line.
A famous sportswriter once suggested the Olympic Games were a metaphor for human existence.
Scott Spits Steve Hooker sees Olympic action, the Boomers take on the mighty USA in the quarter-finals and the BMX program gets undeway in London.
A British sports fan who had tickets for every day of the London Olympics died after collapsing at the velodrome at the Olympic Park, media reports say.
Peter Hanlon As much as these Games have been about Great Britain showing the world it has well and truly moved with the times in terms of athletic achievement, they have been a nod to the past.
Scott Spits The new golden couple of Team GB, cyclists Laura Trott and Jason Kenny, have sent the British tabloids into a frenzy after confirming their relationship and being caught canoodling at the women's...
Peter FitzSimons Where is Juan Antonio Samaranch when we need him?
Richard Hinds At The Hare in Bethnal Green - a cosy old-style pub in a now gentrified-ish part of East London where the notorious Kray twins once collected the rent - a regular leans across the drip tray, one eye...
John Huxley HE URGES volunteers to ''lighten up and be more like Australians''. He calls for maidens to be sacrificed to London's lost sun-god Ra.
Peter Hanlon Peter Hanlon continues his comprehensive look at who to cheer each day of the Olympics.
Chris Barrett and Phil Lutton Australia's Olympic day ended as it began, with a team hopeful of big things wondering where it all went wrong.
Our live coverage of Day 6 of the London Olympics has now concluded. We'll be back tomorrow at 5.30pm (AEST), bringing you all the action live as it happens.
IT'S Day 4 at the London Olympic Games. That concludes our live coverage. Join us again from 5.30pm (AEST) tomorrow for day 5.
Daniel Sankey It's agony for James Magnussen tonight — he's missed gold in the men's 100m freestyle by 0.01 seconds.
John Huxley Long before the last firework of the 2008 Beijing Games had fizzled out, Sydney and London, Olympic cities past and future, were winding each other up, exchanging their own friendly fire.
Worried you’ll miss something at the London Games but too busy to study the schedule?