London 2012 Olympics: Lizzie Armitstead's silver in the road race inspired Britain's hopes and cheers
She made us gasp and sigh, then she made us smile, a very British heroine for a very British Games. As the rain drummed down, Lizzie Armitstead, her face dripping but still a picture of delight, tried to work out whether her silver medal should actually have been of the golden variety.
Caple: No medal, but Stevens on top of world
Evelyn Stevens didn't come close to winning a medal Sunday. But compared to her previous career on Wall Street, the U.S. cyclist feels like she's on top of the world.
Lightning Laura on track to be Britain's female Hoy after striking gold in the omnium
In one phrase, petite Laura Trott, Essex girl and now double Olympic champion, became the embodiment of British Cycling. 'Once I got that winning feeling that was it, I really didn't want to not win,' she said.
Cooperstown Native Going For Gold In Olympic Triathlon
Cooperstowm is known for the baseball Hall of Fame. Local girl Sarah Groff is trying to add Triathlon to Cooperstown lore. Groff and her 2 teammates are