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USA's Allyson Felix, middle, trails early but finishes strong to win Round 1 of the 100-meter race on the first day of track and field at the 2012 London Olympics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Sprinters in the 100-meter run to the finish line in Round 1 on the first day of track and field.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Men compete in the 1,500-meter run.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Saudi Arabia's Wojdan Shaherkani walks off the mat after losing to Puerto Rico's Melissa Mojica in judo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Saudi Arabia's Wojdan Shaherkani is taken down by Puerto Rico's Melissa Mojica in judo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Saudi Arabia's Wojdan Shaherkani battles Puerto Rico's Melissa Mojica in judo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Bulgaria's Ihar Makarau dominates Japan's Daiki Kamikawa in judo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

China's Wen Tong celebrates her bronze medal win over Brazil's Maria Suelen Altheman in judo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Cuba's Idalys Ortiz, right, battles China's Wen Tong in a semifinal judo match.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

France's Teddy Riner kisses the shoe of his coach after winning the gold medal in judo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

USA's Christian Cantwell makes a throw during the finals in the shot put. He finished fourth.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

USA's Reese Hoffa makes a throw during the finals in the shot put, winning bronze.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

USA forward Tina Charles battles a host of Czech Republic defenders during a preliminary women's basketball game.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

USA forward Angel McCoughtry rips the ball from Czech Republic's Petra Kulichova as teammate Tina Charles watches.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

France's Florent Manaudou rises from the pool in ecstasy after winning the men's 50m freestyle final.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

U.S. swimmer Missy Franklin, center, shares a laugh with teammate Elizabeth Beisel, left, and Russia's Anastasia Zueva, holding their medals for the 200m backstroke. Franklin won the gold, setting a world record of 2:04.06, Beisel the bronze, and Zueva the silver.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

USA's MIchael Phelps wins the men's 100m butterfly at the Aquatic Centre.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

U.S. swimmer MIchael Phelps smiles after winning the men's 100m butterfly.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Michael Phelps walks off the podium with his 17th career Olympic gold medal, 21 overall, after winning the men's 100m butterfly.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

U.S. swimmer Missy Franklin launches into the women's 200m backstroke, setting a world record of 2:04.06 and winning the gold medal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Missy Franklin's signature pink goggles shine through waves of water as she sets a world record in the women's 200m backstroke.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Team Great Britain swimmers cheer on teammate Rebecca Adlington as she competes in the women's 800m freestyle final. She finished third.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Missy Franklin, left, and U.S. swimming teammate Elizabeth Beisel celebrate at the finish line of the women's 200m backstroke. Franklin won the gold, and Beisel the bronze.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

U.S. swimmer Katie Ledecky yells out as she sees she won the women's 800m freestyle.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

USA's Anthony Davis dunks against Nigeria on Thursday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

USA's Kobe Bryant, left, and Anthony Davis chat on the bench.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

United States beach volleyball player Todd Rogers sweeps his hands through the sand during his and teammate Phil Dalhausser's two-man match against Italy's Daniele Lupo and Paolo Nicolai.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dave Martin / Associated Press

Tarjei Skarlund of Norway digs out a ball during a beach volleyball match against Latvia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dave Martin / Associated Press

Jennifer Abel of Canada enters the water in diving competition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hannibal / EPA

Roger Federer, representing Switzerland, clenches his fists in victory after his men's singles semifinal match against Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro. Their court face-off lasted 4 hours, 26 minutes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates a ball's fall out of bounds, giving him a point in a lengthy third set against Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina lays down on Wimbledon's center court as he deals with a cramp midway through his marathon tennis match against Switerland's Roger Federer.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

United States' Sydney Leroux, right, celebrates her goal with her teammates during their women's quarter-final soccer match against New Zealand at St. James' Park in Newcastle.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SCOTT HEPPELL / Associated Press

The United States' Deedee Trotter competes in the women's 400-meter heats at the athletics event during the London 2012 Olympic Games.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLIVIER MORIN / AFP / Getty Images

Athletes jump over water during the men's 3000-meter steeplechase heats at the 2012 Summer Olympics at Olympic Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adam Pretty / Getty Images

Greece's Niki Panetta makes an attempt in the women's triple jump qualification during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David J. Phillip / Associated Press

Nigeria's Regina George, right, hugs Haiti's Marlena Wesh after a women's 400-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anja Niedringhaus / Associated Press

Yuri Floriani of Italy celebrates after competing in the men's 3,000-meter steeplechase round 1 during the London 2012 Olympic Games.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BERND THISSEN / EPA

Members of the Spanish women's water polo team react after they defeated Hungary during their women's water polo preliminary round match at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alastair Grant / Associated Press

Tania Cagnotto of Italy competes in the women's 3-meter springboard diving preliminary round on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Clive Rose / Getty Images

Britain's Amy Smith reacts after she competed in the women's 50-meter freestyle swim-off at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP / Getty Images

Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia plays a smash during his men's singles semifinal badminton match against Chen Long of China.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANTONIN THUILLIER / AFP / Getty Images

Sophie Van Gestel of the Netherlands digs out a ball during a beach volleyball match against Brazil at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dave Martin / Associated Press

Mongolia's Tugstosgt Nyambayar knocks down Italy's Vincenzo Picardi, left, during a men's flyweight 52-kilogram preliminary boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ng Han Guan / Associated Press

Aldo Montano of Italy, left, shown with Aliaksandr Buikevich of Belarus, reacts during a quarterfinal match of men's team saber fencing at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dmitry Lovetsky / Associated Press

Maria Fernanda Valdes of Chile competes during the women's 75-kilogram, group B, weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Medichini / Associated Press

Great Britain's Katherine Grainger celebrates winning gold in the women's double sculls final during the London 2012 Olympic Games rowing competition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERT GHEMENT / EPA

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