Olympics: Day 15

1 of 41
United States' Sylvia Fowles, left, goes up for a shot against France's Emmeline Ndongue during a women's gold medal basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoJulio Cortez)
2 of 41
Germany's players celebrate their team's 2-1 win against the Netherlands after the men's hockey gold medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP PhotoJae C. Hong)
3 of 41
United States' Angel McCoughtry jumps on the back of United States coach Geno Auriemma following their win over France in the women's gold medal basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
4 of 41
France's Celine Dumerc (9) drives to the basket as United States' Diana Taurasi, left, and Angel McCoughtry (8) defend during a women's gold medal basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
5 of 41
Canada's Justyn Warner is comforted after the team was disqualified from third place in the men's 4x100-meter relay, for running outside its lane, during Summer Olympics in London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP PhotoThe Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)
6 of 41
Luke Campbell of Great Britain, celebrates winning his fight against John Joe Nevin of Ireland, after their bantamweight 56-kg gold medal boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoIvan Sekretarev)
7 of 41
USA's Foluke Akinradewo (16, right) cries as she hugs teammate Jordan Larson (10) after losing to Brazil 3-1 during a women's volleyball gold medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)
8 of 41
Jamaica's Usain Bolt leads United States' Ryan Bailey to win the men's 4 x 100-meter relay final during the athletics in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. Jamaica set a new world record with a time of 36.84 seconds.(AP PhotoAnja Niedringhaus)
9 of 41
Thailand's Kaeo Pongprayoon, in blue, lies on the mat after losing to China's Zou Shiming in the men's light flyweight 49kg boxing gold medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoMark Duncan)
10 of 41
United States' Candace Parker and France's Sandrine Gruda, right, chase a loose ball during a women's gold medal basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
11 of 41
Jamaica's Usain Bolt, left, crosses the finish line ahead of Ryan Bailey of the United States in the men's 4x100-meter relay final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. Jamaica set a new world record with a time of 36.84 seconds. (AP PhotoDavid J. Phillip)
12 of 41
United States' Deedee Trotter, right, United States' Sanya Richards-Ross, front center and United States' Allyson Felix, back left, celebrate winning gold in the women's 4x400-meter relay final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP PhotoDavid J. Phillip )
13 of 41
Jamaica's Usain Bolt crosses the finish line ahead of United States' Ryan Bailey to win the men's 4 x 100-meter relay final during the athletics in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. Jamaica set a new world record with a time of 36.84 seconds.(AP PhotoMark Baker)
14 of 41
Julie Bresset (4), of France, approaches the finish line to with the gold medal in the Mountain Bike Cycling women's race, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Hadleigh Farm, in Essex, England. Bresset dominated the picturesque course at Hadleigh Farm on Saturday to win the mountain bike gold medal in her first Olympics.(AP PhotoChristophe Ena)
15 of 41
Coach Alexey Melnikov congratulates Sergey Kirdyapkin of Russia after he won the gold medal in the 50-kilometer men's race walk at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoDmitry Lovetsky)
16 of 41
Gold medal's winner Julie Bresset, of France, leads Germany's silver medalist Sabine Spitz, left, and United States' bronze medalist Georgia Gould, during the Mountain Bike Cycling women's race, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Hadleigh Farm, in Essex, England. (AP PhotoMatt Rourke)
17 of 41
Bronze medallist Belarus' Liubou Charkashyna cries after a performance during the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoGregory Bull)
18 of 41
South Korea's In Jong Lee fights Brazil's Natalia Falavigna (in red) during their match in women's plus 67-kg taekwondo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoNg Han Guan)
19 of 41
Britain's Mohamed Farah celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the men's 5000-meter final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012.(AP PhotoAnja Niedringhaus)
20 of 41
Qiu Bo from China competes during the men's 10-meter platform diving semi final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP PhotoMichael Sohn)
21 of 41
Mexico's Oribe Peralta (9), left, scores the second goal against Brazil during the men's soccer final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoAndrew Medichini)
22 of 41
United States' women's 4 X400-meter relay team from left, Francena McCorory, Allyson Felix, Sanya Richards-Ross and Deedee Trotter celebrate after winning the gold medal during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP PhotoAnja Niedringhaus)
23 of 41
Mexico players celebrate winning the gold medal during the men's soccer final against Brazil at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoAndrew Medichini)
24 of 41
Athletes walk past Buckingham Palace as they compete in the men's 50-kilometer race walk, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoLefteris Pitarakis)
25 of 41
Cao Zhongrong of China, left, and Ondrej Polivka of the Czech Republic compete during the fencing section of the men's modern pentathlon at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoKirsty Wigglesworth)
26 of 41
Australia's Elizabeth Cambage jams her finger into the eye of Russia's Natalya Vodopyanova while defending a drive to the basket during a women's bronze medal basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoCharles Krupa)
27 of 41
Russia's Yury Postrigay, right, and Alexander Dyachenko celebrate after winning the gold medal in the men's kayak double 200m in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP PhotoNatacha Pisarenko)
28 of 41
Spain's Begona Fernandez Molinos, left, and Marta Mangue Gonzalez, right, try to block South Korea's Gwon Han-na, center,during the women's handball bronze medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoPetr David Josek)
29 of 41
United States' Sanya Richards-Ross celebrates as she crosses the finish line to win the women's 4x400-meter relay final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP PhotoAnja Niedringhaus)
30 of 41
Britain's Samuel Weale looks up during the fencing section of the men's modern pentathlon at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoKirsty Wigglesworth)
31 of 41
Gabon's Anthony Obame, left, reacts after defeating Cuba's Robelis Despaigne (in red) in their quarterfinal round match in men's plus 80-kg taekwondo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoNg Han Guan)
32 of 41
Brazil's Hulk (12) shoots to score a goal in front of Mexico's Darvin Chavez during the men's soccer final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoLuca Bruno)
33 of 41
Coleman Scott of the United States reacts after beating Kenichi Yumoto of Japan for the bronze medal during the men's 60-kg freestyle wrestling competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London.(AP PhotoPaul Sancya)
34 of 41
United States' Brigetta Barrett reacts as she wins silver in the women's high jump final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP PhotoHassan Ammar)
35 of 41
United States' Chaunte Lowe clears the bar in the women's high jump final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP PhotoMatt Dunham)
36 of 41
Brazil goalkeeper Gabriel, right, deflects a goal against Mexico during the men's soccer final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoAndrew Medichini)
37 of 41
Hwang Woojin, of South Korea, and his horse Shearwater Oscar, fall down after the horse bucked after the starting bell sounded to start their run in the equestrian show jumping stage of the men's modern pentathlon at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London.(AP PhotoMarkus Schreiber)
38 of 41
Russia's Daria Dmitrieva performs during the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoGregory Bull)
39 of 41
Australia's Kieran Govers (27) celebrates after scoring against Britain's goalkeeper James Fair during a men's field hockey bronze medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. Australia won the match. (AP PhotoJae C. Hong)
40 of 41
Russia's Evgeniya Kanaeva performs during the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoGregory Bull)
41 of 41
Brazil's Jaqueline Carvalho, right, spikes the ball past United States' Christa Harmotto, left, and Lindsey Berg during a women's gold medal volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in London. (AP PhotoJeff Roberson)

Description

View some of the best images from Day 15 of the Summer Games. Find more Olympics coverage here.

This Week's Circulars