The flame that will burn during the London Games was lit at the birthplace of the ancient Olympics on Thursday, heralding the start of a torch relay that will culminate with the opening ceremony on July 27.
The British government warned Syria's Olympic leader on Wednesday that he could be banned from attending the London Games because of his close ties with President Bashar Assad.
U.S. Olympians will be decked out in all white at the closing ceremony at the London Games.
Heat guard Dwyane Wade says money is not his motivation for the London Games this summer.
Plans for Saudi Arabia to send women to the Olympics for the first time appear to be in jeopardy.
Top American Mardy Fish is eager to play for the United States next week, when he'll lead the Davis Cup team against France.
The British government on Tuesday rejected a warning by the Olympic team's top doctor that athletes should avoid shaking hands at the London Games.
The Williams sisters want to defend their Olympic doubles title in London next summer.
Abby Wambach made the most of her last match before a little rest and relaxation.