Claressa Shields and Katie Taylor take home gold in women's boxing at the London Olympic games.
Kayla Harrison, 2012 Olympic judo gold medalist, rings the NASDAQ opening bell on August 14, 2012. She is the first ever American to win an Olympic gold in judo and is currently #1 ranked in the world, as well as a 2010 world champion.
Positive test for marijuana causes the vacating of the 7th place finish for Nick Delpopolo, the American judoka in the -73 KG category. The Olympic Disciplinary Report is linked to and the significant sections quoted.
Kayla Harrison wins the first American gold medal in judo at the 2012 London Olympic Games. Her win in the -78 KG category came after a terrific tear through the ranks. We have GIF highlights of her finals win below the jump.
London 2012 Olympic Judo highlights in GIF form. Action from the women's 52 KG and Men's 66 KG final rounds is covered and discussed. Be warned that this is GIF heavy.
UFC superstar Chael Sonnen breaks down the 2012 Summer Olympic Freestyle Wrestling team's chances at gold.
Roy Wood, coach at the famed 'Snake Pit' catch wrestling gym, was one of the Olympic Torch bearers as the flame was carried through Wigan, Bolton and the surrounding areas in the North West of England as part of the pre-2012 Summer Games celebrations. Wood is pictured with daughter Andrea, and will be coaching Maria Dunn of Guam at the Women's Olympic Freestyle event in London. HT Richard Moore.