Chess isn't included in the list of events for the 2012 Olympics, though as an officially-recognized sport, it should be. Like other sports, chess attracts driven players and supportive parents to world competitions.
As the 2012 Olympics play out in London, David Wallechinsky’s latest book The Complete Book of the Olympics, 2012 Edition, provides some great finds about past Games.
Roger Federer beat Britain's Andy Murray in four sets. Roger Federer, with seven Wimbledon wins, is now tied with Pete Sampras.
Serena Williams won the women's singles title, then won the Wimbledon doubles championship with her sister, Venus. For Serena and Venus it was their fifth Wimbledon doubles title.
Six-time champion Roger Federer will play the 2011 Wimbledon champ Novak Djokovic Friday in the semi-finals. Many see this as the marquee match of the men's Wimbledon tournament.
Maria Sharapova lost lost to Germany's Sabine Lisicki Monday at Wimbledon. But Maria Sharapova was outspoken on equal pay for women this week.
A short look at some interesting facts and figures on the British tennis championships.
For the first time in 15 years, former Wimbledon ladies' singles champion Venus Williams tasted defeat at the All England Lawn Tennis Club on the tournament's first day.
After his seventh French Open win, can Rafael Nadal defeat Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer at Wimbledon? Nadal says such talk is "arrogant."
The newly-crowned French Open ladies champion will lead her native country's contingent into London's Olympic stadium next month.