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Bruce Jenner: Usain Bolt not the greatest athlete ever

2:42 PM, Aug 13, 2012

The always swaggering Usain Bolt recently changed his Twitter bio from "the greatest athlete of all time" to "the most naturally gifted athlete the world has ever seen."

NBC halts Olympics for promotional monkeyshines

10:28 AM, Aug 13, 2012

Viewers were seeing red after NBC cut away from its coverage of the Olympics closing ceremony to hype a sitcom featuring a monkey.

2012 London Olympics Medal Count (Day 16)

4:45 PM, Aug 12, 2012

NewsChannel 5 presents the medal count for the 2012 London Olympics, sponsored by Ford and Dairy Queen.

Kazakhstan's Sapiyev wins welterweight gold medal

1:06 PM, Aug 12, 2012

Serik Sapiyev of Kazakhstan won the gold medal in the men's welterweight division Sunday at the Olympic boxing tournament, overcoming Freddie Evans' home-crowd support in a 17-9 victory.

Olympics: Results of 96kg men's wrestling final

12:48 PM, Aug 12, 2012

See how American Jake Varner finished in this event.

Results of men's water polo gold medal final

11:52 AM, Aug 12, 2012

With two of the best defenses and goalkeepers - Italy's Stefano Tempesti and Croatia's Josip Pavic - in the tournament, the final was a defensive struggle.

Uganda's Kiprotich wins men's Olympic marathon

11:39 AM, Aug 12, 2012

Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda surged ahead late in the race to win the Olympic marathon and capture the first medal for his country at the London Games.

France beats Sweden to keep Olympic handball gold

10:59 AM, Aug 12, 2012

France won its second consecutive Olympic gold medal in men's handball with a 22-21 win over Sweden on Sunday.

USA men survive Spain to win basketball gold medal

10:35 AM, Aug 12, 2012

Lack of height and suspect defense were the U.S. men's basketball team's primary concerns coming into the London Olympics.

Britain's Anthony Joshua wins super heavyweight gold

9:36 AM, Aug 12, 2012

Anthony Joshua won the Olympic super heavyweight gold medal in thrilling fashion Sunday, rallying from a third-round deficit to beat defending champion Roberto Cammarelle of Italy in a tiebreaker.

Ukraine's Usyk wins Olympic heavyweight gold

3:57 PM, Aug 11, 2012

Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine won the heavyweight gold medal in the Olympic boxing tournament on Saturday night, edging Italy's Clemente Russo 14-11.

Olympics: Results of the men's 10m platform diving final

3:52 PM, Aug 11, 2012

Results of the men's 10m platform diving final.

Men's 10m platform diving final - PHOTOS

3:51 PM, Aug 11, 2012

Photos of the men's 10m platform diving final. Photos courtesy of US Presswire.

U.S. women's basketball team wins gold over France

3:41 PM, Aug 11, 2012

Candace Parker scored 21 points and the heavily favored U.S. women's basketball team won their fifth straight gold medal with an 86-50 victory over France on Saturday night.

Murata edges Falcao for Japan's 2nd boxing gold

3:38 PM, Aug 11, 2012

Middleweight Ryota Murata won the second boxing gold medal in Japan's Olympic history Saturday night, edging Brazil's Esquiva Falcao 14-13.

Men's middleweight boxing gold medal match - PHOTOS

3:37 PM, Aug 11, 2012

Photos of the men's middleweight boxing gold medal match, Ryota Murata (Japan) vs. Esquiva Falcao Florentino (Brazil). Photos courtesy of US Presswire.

Iglesias gets gold for Cuba at light welterweight

3:23 PM, Aug 11, 2012

Light welterweight Roniel Iglesias of Cuba won the gold medal in the Olympic boxing tournament Saturday night, outboxing tough Ukrainian challenger Denys Berinchyk for a 22-15 victory.

Men's light welterweight boxing final - PHOTOS

3:23 PM, Aug 11, 2012

Photos of the men's light welterweight gold medal match, Denys Berinchyk of Ukraine vs. Roniel Iglesias Sotolongo of Cuba. Photos courtesy of US Presswire.

China's Zou wins 2nd straight Olympic boxing gold

2:47 PM, Aug 11, 2012

Light flyweight Zou Shiming of China won his second straight Olympic boxing gold medal on Saturday night, beating Thailand's Kaeo Pongprayoon 13-10.

Britain's Campbell edges Nevin for boxing gold

2:47 PM, Aug 11, 2012

Luke Campbell of Britain won the bantamweight gold medal in the Olympic boxing tournament Saturday night, knocking down John Joe Nevin of Ireland midway through the third round of a 14-11 victory.

Men's bantamweight boxing gold medal match ... PHOTOS

2:46 PM, Aug 11, 2012

Photos of Luke Campbell of Great Britain boxing Ireland's John Joe Nevin. Photos courtesy of US Presswire.

Men's light flyweight boxing gold medal match ... PHOTOS

2:44 PM, Aug 11, 2012

Photos of Zou Shiming of China boxing Thailand's Kaeo Pongprayoon. Photos courtesy of US Presswire.

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