McKayla Maroney, Jordyn Wieber, Gabrielle Douglas, Alexandra Raisman and Kyla Ross with their gold medals for the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Team final

McKayla Maroney, Jordyn Wieber, Gabrielle Douglas, Alexandra Raisman and Kyla Ross with their gold medals for the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Team final

Team USA's Missy Franklin and Michael Phelps accept their gold medals for the women's 200m backstroke and men's 100m butterfly

US swimmer Missy Franklin sets world record, Phelps ends individual races with medal

Team USA's Missy Franklin and Michael Phelps accept their gold medals for the women's 200m backstroke and men's 100m butterfly

Sanya Richards Ross from the U.S. holds her national flag and celebrates after winning the women's 400-meter final during the athletics competition in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Richards-Ross goes gold: Pistorius fails to qualify

Sanya Richards Ross from the U.S. holds her national flag and celebrates after winning the women's 400-meter final during the athletics competition in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

USA women’s quadruple sculls crew members Natalie Dell (SPH’09) (from left), Kara Kohler, Megan Kalmoe, and Adrienne Martelli with the bronze medals

USA women’s quadruple sculls crew members Natalie Dell (SPH’09) (from left), Kara Kohler, Megan Kalmoe, and Adrienne Martelli with the bronze medals

Image: Canada's goalkeeper Erin McLeod (center, in yellow) can't quite reach a goal made by Alex Morgan of the US to win the women's semifinal soccer match on Monday (© Nigel Roddis/Reuters)

Incredible towns and villages built into cliff faces

Image: Canada's goalkeeper Erin McLeod (center, in yellow) can't quite reach a goal made by Alex Morgan of the US to win the women's semifinal soccer match on Monday (© Nigel Roddis/Reuters)

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