>>Phelps Caps Career With 18th Gold
(London) -- Michael Phelps closed out his career as the most decorated Olympian of all-time over the weekend. Phelps helped the U.S. win the 4-by-100 relay on Saturday with help from Matt Grevers, Brendan Hansen and Nathan Adrian. It was the 18th gold medal and 22nd overall in Phelps' Olympic career. After going eight-for-eight in gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Games, Phelps won four gold and two silver in London this year. The 27-year-old Baltimore native was also awarded a FINA lifetime achievement award following his race on Saturday. FINA is the world governing body for the five aquatic disciplines of swimming.
>>Bolt Wins Men's 100-Meter Final
(London) -- Usain Bolt is the fastest man in the world. The Jamaican set an Olympic record with a time of 9.63 seconds to win the gold medal in the men's 100-meter final. Bolt, who also owns the world record time in this event at 9.58 seconds, defended his gold medal winning performance at the 2008 Beijing Games. Fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake captured the silver with a mark of 9.75 seconds. American Justin Gatlin was 0.16 seconds back of Bolt to take home the bronze. Gatlin won the 100-meter gold at the 2004 Olympics in Athens. Tyson Gay and Ryan Bailey of the United States finished fourth and fifth, respectively.