London, UK - The Sydney Olympics in 2000 is remembered for 'Magic Monday' – the day in which Cathy Freeman won 400m gold for the host nation Australia. In a similar vein, 'Super Saturday' of the London 2012 Games will long live in the memory as the day in which Britain won three gold medals – courtesy of Jessica Ennis, Greg Rutherford and Mo Farah.
LONDON – Team USA’s Shalane Flanagan and Kara Goucher of Portland, Ore. finished within 16 seconds of one another as they crossed the finish line in 10th and 11th place, respectively, in the Olympic women’s marathon during a rainy Sunday morning.
LONDON — Not since Billy Mills’ storied sprint to win the 1964 Olympic Games has an American man graced the podium of the men’s 10,000 meters. That changed Saturday night at Olympic Stadium when Galen Rupp made his own dash into history to take second in the 10km, highlighting a night that also saw Carmelita Jeter win a silver medal, Will Claye a bronze and the host Great Britain three golds.
Majewski and Dibaba successfully defend their Olympic titles, while Ennis starts Heptathlon in style – London 2012 Day One ReportWritten by Super User
3 August 2012 - London - You could have been forgiven for thinking you were watching a re-run of the Beijing Olympics, but the reality was that the London 2012 Games saw the exact same day-one champions as in 2008.
This Sunday, July 29, the Bogota Half Marathon will have the usual battle between Kenyan and Ethiopian runners for another racing title, a battle that a few of them were hoping to have at the 2012 London Olympic Games, but instead will play out in the streets of the Colombian capital.