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2012 Olympics

Kimberly Rhode

California Skeet Shooter Makes History At London Games

Kimberly Rhode won the gold medal in women’s skeet shooting Sunday, making her the first American to take an individual-sport medal in five consecutive Olympics.

07/29/2012

London Olympics

Daily Madden: Front Row For The Olympics

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – The 2012 Olympic Summer Games get underway officially Friday with the Opening Ceremony in London. More technological advances will make the TV viewing better than ever. “That’s just the way we’re […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/27/2012

World Rowing Championship 2008

Twins Grant And Ross James Are Olympic Teammates

Twins Grant and Ross James have always taken parallel paths in life. Now the champion rowers are off to London as Olympic teammates.

07/04/2012

Gabrielle Douglas competes on the beam during day 4 of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team Trials at HP Pavilion on July 1, 2012 in San Jose, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

‘Flying Squirrel’ Soars In SJ, Heads For London Games

Look out London. The 16-year-old whose “Flying Squirrel” nickname might be the only thing more appealing than her personality or her high-flying uneven bars routine is ready to take on a new continent after upsetting world champion Jordyn Wieber to win the Olympic trials Sunday night.

07/02/2012

Jonathan Horton

Jonathan Horton Makes Olympic Gymnastics Team

Jonathan Horton, the two-time Beijing medalist was picked for the U.S. men’s gymnastics team for the London Games on Sunday, joined by Jake Dalton and Sam Mikulak.

07/01/2012

Nastia Liukin competes on the beam during day 2 of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team Trials at HP Pavilion on June 28, 2012 in San Jose. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Olympic Hopes Fade For Liukin At San Jose Trials

Nastia Liukin posted a score of 14.050 on her signature event, better than the national championships three weeks ago but nowhere near where it needs to be to nab one of the coveted five Olympic spots.

06/29/2012

Sam Mikulak competes on the pommel horse during day 1 of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team Trials at HP Pavilion on June 28, 2012 in San Jose. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Mikulak Shines On First Day Of Gymnastics Trials

Sam Mikulak solidified his spot on the five-man Olympic team with a score of 91.80 on Thursday, just ahead of Danell Leyva at 91.70 and national champion John Orozco.

06/28/2012

Josh Dixon

San Jose Athlete Could Be 1st Openly Gay Male Gymnast On US Olympic Team

If Josh Dixon makes the cut at the US Olympic team trials in San Jose on Thursday, he could also make history as the first openly gay gymnast to compete at the Olympics.

06/28/2012

HP Pavilion in San Jose. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Olympic Trials To Bring U.S. Gymnasts And Business To Downtown San Jose

San Jose’s downtown bars, restaurants and hotels are preparing for the U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials which will be held at HP Pavilion starting next week.

06/18/2012

Alex Massialas

SF High School Senior Aims For Olympic Medal In Fencing

Alexander Massiallas was following a family tradition when he took up foil fencing. His father competed in the Olympics three times, and now the young man has himself been named to the U.S. men’s team for 2012.

05/03/2012

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