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  • CHARLIE NEIBERGALL / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Brigetta Barrett clears the bar during the high jump at the U.S. championships in Des Moines, Iowa. She had only one miss Saturday.

  • Staff And wire reports

Former Arizona Wildcat Brigetta Barrett booked her place in the track and field world championships with a personal-best jump of 6 feet 8 1/4 …

  • ANJA NIEDRINGHAUS / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Runner Oscar Pistorius is classed as a double amputee below the knee and is eligible to compete only against others in the same category.

  • Maria Cheng The Associated Press

LONDON - Double-amputee runner Oscar Pistorius hasn't been able to skip one of the games' biggest bureaucratic hurdles: the Paralympics disabi…

  • MATT DUNHAM / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

With a jump of 6 feet 8 inches on Saturday, UA senior Brigetta Barrett became the first Wildcat to medal at an Olympics in track and field sin…

  • Jeff Metcalfe The Arizona Republic

LONDON - Brigetta Barrett worried that if a moment came like Saturday, when she medaled in high jump at the Olympics, her mother might not be …

  • ANJA NIEDRINGHAUS / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

American Carmelita Jeter sees the clock at the finish line and can't believe what she sees. "I was so confused. I was like, 'That is not a 4x1…

  • Howard Fendrich The Associated Press

LONDON - Eyeing the trackside clock as she approached the finish line, Carmelita Jeter pointed the black baton in her left hand at those brigh…

  • CHARLIE RIEDEL / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ukraine's Igor Chervynskiy and others start the 10-kilometer race at Hyde Park. After the death of American Fran Crippen in 2010, rescue boats…

  • Andrew Dampf The Associated Press

LONDON - Pool or lake, it doesn't matter to Ous Mellouli. As long as there's water involved.

  • Arizona Daily Star

Claire Heald of BBC News offers a glimpse into the experiences of some of the 70,000 volunteers who help the Olympics run as smoothly as possible. 

  • The Associated Press The Associated Press

LONDON - Claressa Shields ducked one punch, deftly leaned away from another and stuck her tongue out at her Russian opponent. Just an American…

  • CHUCK MYERS / MCT

U.S. midfielder Carli Lloyd is already in a celebratory mood as the ball hits the back of the net for the first of her two goals in the Americ…

  • Joseph White The Associated Press

WEMBLEY, England - Abby Wambach didn't put on her "Greatness Has Been Found" T-shirt right away. She instead strayed from her teammates and kn…

  • MICHAEL SOHN / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 2011

Abby Wambach, scoring in last year's World Cup final against Japan, says she's "been hoping" for a rematch.

  • Joseph White The Associated Press

LONDON - It's not just about the gold medal. It's about redemption.

Schedule subject to change. (L) - live; For listings of specific events, visit nbcolympics.com/tv-listings/index.html

  • Jimmy Golen The Associated Press

LONDON - In their first Olympics, April Ross and Jennifer Kessy will play for the gold medal in an all-American beach volleyball final.

  • The Associated Press The Associated Press

Women's basketball

  • WALLY SKALIJ / LOS ANGELES TIMES

Algeria's Taoufik Makhloufi won the 1,500 ahead of Leonel Manzano, left, of the United States who took silver and became the first American si…