Russia's Ivan Ukhov clears the bar in the men's high jump final. Ukhov won the gold medal, while American Erik Kynard got the silver. David J. Phillip
Medalists including British gold winner Sir Chris Hoy, second from right, stand for the national anthem at Velodrome during the medal ceremony on Day 6. Hoy set a new world record in the men's team sprint track cycling final.
Sally Pearson of Australia celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's 100-meter hurdles final on Day 11.
Thought it was 'purple' rain?
Spectators take shelter from the rain Tuesday during the women's beach volleyball semifinal, pitting Brazil's Larissa Franca and Juliana Silva against Team USA's April Ross and Jennifer Kessy. The US won 2-1.
Give it a whirl
The Netherlands' Erik Cadee competes in the men's discus throw final on Day 11.
Forming a wall
South Korea's players deflect the final free throw of the match by Russia to preserve a 24-23 win in their women's handball quarterfinal. Norway, Spain and Montenegro also advanced to the semifinals.
Kellie Wells (center) of the United States competes in a women's 100-meter hurdles semifinal. Wells, who won the gold medal in 2008, finished second in the final to Australia's Sally Pearson.
Get over it
Russia's Ivan Ukhov clears the bar in the men's high jump final. Ukhov won the gold medal, while American Erik Kynard got the silver.
You're the best!
Alexandra Raisman of the United States hugs coach Mihai Brestyan after winning the gold medal in women's floor exercise. Raisman also won bronze in the balance beam.
Kai Qin of China competes in the men's three-meter springboard diving semifinal. Qin ended up with the silver medal and in tears after Russia's Ilya Zakharov took gold, ending China's bid to sweep all eight diving events.
See the ball, be the ball
China's Li Xiaoxia waits for the serve from Japan's Ai Fukuhara in a women's team table tennis gold-medal match. China took gold with a 3-0 sweep.
Marie-Pier Boudreau Gagnon and Elise Marcotte of Canada compete during women's duet synchronized swimming final. Canada took fourth in the event while Russia's Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina won gold.
Everybody dive in!
Athletes begin the swimming stage during the men's triathlon, which was won by Britain's Alistair Brownlee.
Art of the jump
This picture taken with a fisheye lens shows Australia's Henry Frayne participating in the men's triple jump qualifying round.
Chinese gymnast Deng Linlin performs on the balance beam in the women's gymnastics apparatus finals. She won the gold medal, while Alexandra Raisman of the US took bronze. All-around champ Gabby Douglas finished seventh.
China's Liu Xiang, second from left, crashes out of his 110-meter hurdles heat on Tuesday, just like he did in Beijing. The 2004 Olympic champ and former world record holder then hopped his way to the last hurdle and kissed it. MORE: Full Olympics results.
Round and round
Cyclists compete in a track cycling men's keirin event on Tuesday.
Australia's Liam de Young, center, celebrates a goal with teammates in a preliminary round hockey match against Pakistan.
Great Britain's Phillips Idowu reacts after his attempt during men's triple jumps qualifications wasn't enough to advance on Tuesday. MORE: Who's leading the Olympic medal count?
It's all a blur
Jamaica's Usain Bolt breezes through his 200-meter heat on Tuesday. Is another gold medal in the near future? MORE: Who's leading the Olympic medal count?
China diver He Chong competes during the men's 3-meter springboard diving semifinal on Tuesday. MORE: Full Olympics results.