There are endless impressive stories at the 2012 Summer Olympics - from Michael Phelps setting a medal record to Gabby Douglas winning the all-around gymnastic title to Oscar Pistorius advancing to the 400-meter semifinals - but no one has a story quite like Kayla Harrison.

The judo Gold medalist (in the 78-kilogram division) has overcome an unimaginable past, as her former coach pleaded guilty in federal court in 2007 to charges of illicit sexual conduct.

Posted in: London Olympics

SPOILER ALERT: Oscar Pistorius made history today at the London Olympics. History that it's hard to believe will ever be duplicated.

The South African sprinter, who was born without fibulas and had hid legs amputated below the knee at 11 months old, qualified for the 400 meter semifinals today with a season-best time of 45.44 seconds.

Posted in: London Olympics

Missy Franklin and Michael Phelps, two U.S. standouts from the first week of the London Olympics, each leaped back in to the pool this afternoon in hopes of adding to their already-impressive medal count.

Did they succeed? NBC will air the races tonight, so stop reading now if you wish to be surprised on television...

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The entire country is talking about Gabby Douglas today and for good reason: the 16-year old became the first African-American female to win the all-around gymnastics title yesterday.

But there's also buzz surrounding Aly Raisman, an 18-year old from the Boston suburbs who many believe deserved a spot on the medal podium alongside her U.S. teammate. Here's why:

Posted in: London Olympics

America's swimming sweethearts, Ryan Lochte and Missy Franklin, are making news not only for their amazing performances at the London Aquatic Centre, but for this adorable photo posted on Twitter last night.

Ryan, 28, and Missy, 17, are already fan favorites, and this will only reinforce that. Here are the gold medal-winners sharing a "good luck" moment before they set out to make Americans proud - and make more Olympic history - Thursday:

Posted in: Ryan Lochte

Fresh off her amazing Olympic wins in the team and individual gymnastics events, Gabby Douglas is already on a box of Kellogg's Corn Flakes!

It's a great honor for the 16-year-old Douglas, a.k.a. the Flying Squirrel, who fittingly trains in Des Moines, Iowa, the heart of corn country.

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