The Olympics are coming to YouTube.
Hawkes Bay is set to welcome home its gold medal winning residents Georgina and Caroline Evers-Swindell with open arms, a red carpet and a permanent marker to their Olympic achievement.
Chinese police have sentenced at least 10 foreigners to 10 days of detention for protesting during the Olympic Games, an activist group and officials said.
Usain Bolt had a double gold sewn up coming into this morning's 200m final, so he made the Olympics even more magical by conjuring up a world record to emulate the record he set in the 100.
Debbie Phelps sat in a luxury hotel suite with a view of the Manhattan skyline on Wednesday, a parade of TV cameras passing through to interview her.
Noor Ahmad Gayezabi said a silent prayer while watching the small family TV with his 13-year-old son. "Help Nikpai. Help Nikpai. Help Afghanistan."
Disgruntled hackers targeted the Brazilian Olympic Committee's website to complain about the country's poor performance at the Beijing Games.
In the wake of Michael Phelps, America is getting ready for a swimming boom. Swim clubs and coaches across the nation say there's been a surge of interest since Phelps began collecting his eight gold medals.
Brazilians hung their heads in shame today in the wake of their Olympic football team's 3-0 drubbing by archrival Argentina.
An Iraqi sprinter whose coach had to bribe militiamen so she could train. A Palestinian swimmer unable to use the Olympic-size pool nearest her home. A pioneering runner from war-wracked Afghanistan who placed last in the 100m.
If the amount of free condoms being handed out is any indication, it seems the sex life of Olympic athletes isn't what it used to be.
An activist group says police have detained two foreigners who unfurled a "Free Tibet" banner on an Olympic billboard in the latest protest in the Chinese capital.
The fatal stabbing of the father-in-law of Kiwi volleyball coach Hugh McCutcheon at a Beijing landmark cast a sad shadow over the first full day of Olympic competition, just hours after China's jubilant opening of the Summer Games.
Two of the people involved in a crash near the Olympic rowing venue have died, the Beijing Olympic organising committee said today.
An activist group says up to eight pro-Tibet protesters have been detained by police near an Olympics venue in the Chinese capital.
Attackers jumped from a vehicle and slashed at civilian guards at a roadside checkpoint in China's far west overnight, killing three and extending a surge of violence that has accompanied the Olympic Games in Beijing.
Security has lifted a notch in Beijing, with armed guards at the Olympic Village, extra airport-style screening at entrances and the unusual sight of a light armoured vehicle parked outside the Main Press Centre.
The condition of the American mother of a former Olympian who was stabbed on the opening day of Olympics competition was improving today, a spokesman for the U.S. Olympics Committee told the AP.
A South Korean man has been arrested for allegedly threatening via an e-mail to blow up Air China planes, which forced a passenger jet to return to Japan last week and caused delays for four other flights, Japanese police said today.