Spain's bid to add Olympic gold to their world and European titles ended in failure on Sunday with a shock 1-0 loss to Honduras.
Mexico's players celebrated after winning gold in the men's football final match between Brazil and Mexico at Wembley stadium during the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Chris Barrett The founding father of the 2012 Olympics helped Tony Blair schmooze London its ticket to host the Games and saw the war in Iraq nearly bring it all down in flames.
Samantha Lane A row has erupted over the second-class treatment female Olympians receive compared to their male counterparts, including Australia's women basketballers.
Samantha Lane Federal sports minister Kate Lundy has hit out at the discrimination that resulted in Australia's women Olympic basketballers flying to London in economy class, while the men travelled in business...
Jim White, Manchester Of all the golds that might be heading Britain's way, there won't be one coming in basketball.
Daniel Lane JOHN STEFFENSEN has ruled out challenging Australian Olympic teammate Steve Solomon to a duel to decide who should run the individual 400 metres event in London because he fears it could have a...
Will Brodie The young athlete unwittingly drawn into the John Steffensen selection saga is a rapidly improving, chocolate-loving, 19-year-old Twitter novice who has just won a bronze medal at the World Junior...
Michael Gleeson Rugby league may not be an Olympic sport, but revered coach Wayne Bennett could prove a significant player in these Games.
Michael Gleeson RUGBY LEAGUE might not be an Olympic sport, but revered coach Wayne Bennett could yet have a significant part in the Games.
Daniel Lane, Sydney John Steffensen rules out challenging Steve Solomon to duel to decide who should run 400.
Gordon Rayner in London The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry will attend almost 30 events between them during the London 2012 Olympics, and there are no prizes for guessing who bagged a ticket to the beach...
Chris Barrett Australian steeplechaser Youcef Abdi is not surprised one of his rivals has been sprung for alleged doping on the eve of the Olympic Games because he had cheated before.
Georgina Robinson They will tell us that 12 horses, three cows, two goats, 70 sheep and a trio of sheep dogs will grace the main stadium during Danny Boyle's hugely hyped Olympics opening ceremony on Friday night.
Michael Gleeson Australian team captain Steve Hooker today backed up John Steffensen's claims that he had been poorly treated by an athletics official at the Beijing Olympics, saying the incident continued to...
Michael Gleeson in Tonbridge The Australian Athletics team are domiciled in Kent south of London. They are ensconced in an earnest and expensive public school of grand buildings where cricket is being played daily on a...
Daniel Lane Sprinter Josh Ross is warning the Australian Olympic Committee he will abandon the London Games if he does not receive a legitimate explanation for the reason behind his federation failing to...
Michael Gleeson Kim Mickle threw the javelin so hard at last year's world championships she ripped the muscle from the bone and broke a rib. She called it a niggle. She is that sort of girl.
London: Kim Mickle threw the javelin so hard at last year's world championships she ripped a muscle from the bone and broke a rib. She called it a niggle. She's that sort of woman.
Michael Gleeson, London Kim Mickle has fun with her skills, writes Michael Gleeson in London.