Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Source: Scott Stump / Today / NBC News Nursing a broken heart from a disappointing fourth-place finish in Tuesday’s 100-meter hurdles, an emotional Lolo Jones fired back at her critics on Wednesday. Jones opened up about a Saturday New York Times piece that compared her to Anna [...]
Source: Nancy Armour / NBC Olympics / NBC News LONDON — Aly Raisman finished the Olympics in style. The U.S. captain matched Gabby Douglas in gold medals, winning the title on floor exercise Tuesday. Add in the bronze on balance beam from earlier in the day, and she becomes the most decorated of the Fierce [...]
Source: theGrio A vending machine worker from Leeds, England was arrested during the Olympics for throwing a bottle into the arena not long after heckling Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. He was grabbed by security but not until after he was slapped by Dutch judo competitor, Edith Bosch. Moments before the race started, Ashley Gill-Webb, 34, appears [...]
Source: Cavan Sieczkowski / The Huffington Post Serena Williams was so overjoyed after defeating Maria Sharapova in the Olympic singles and winning the gold that she broke into a Crip Walk dance. “It was just me. I love to dance,” Williams told reporters who inquired about her Crip Walk. “I didn’t know what else to do. I was so happy, [...]
Pulling away from the pack with every long stride, Usain Bolt crossed the finish line and thrust his right index finger in the air as he won the men’s 100-meter dash at the London Olympics (Aug. 5)
Source: USA Today Usain Bolt, who set the track world on fire four years ago with a dominant performance in Beijing, looks like he’s going to do it again in London. Bolt, 25, the Jamaican world recordholder and defending Olympic champion, exploded down the track at London’s Olympic Stadium and won the gold medal Sunday [...]
Source: AP / ESPN WIMBLEDON, England — Serena Williams relishes her role as copycat little sister. Even if it takes her 12 years. Now, she has that remarkable Olympic double — just like Venus. The overpowering American pair teamed to win the women’s doubles title at the Olympics on Sunday, with Serena adding to the [...]
Source: USA Today USA 4×100 men’s medley relay team wins gold in Michael Phelps’ final Olympic race — medal no. 22… his 18th gold, a staggering total.
Source: Brandi Fowler / E! Online Serena Williams couldn’t help but let loose after taking home her first singles gold medal at the London Olympics, screaming and Crip Walking on the court after defeating Maria Sharapova. To read this article in its entirety visit E! Online.
Source: AP / ESPN WIMBLEDON, England — As Serena Williams stood atop the medal podium, her career Golden Slam complete thanks to an Olympic rout, the gusty wind on Centre Court blew the U.S. flag off its pole midway through the national anthem. Williams wore a smile herself after she became only the second woman to achieve [...]