Great Britan has finally landed a gold medal. Also, there are suspicions that Ye Shiwen, the 16-year-old Chinese swimmer who won gold at the 400m individual medley on Saturday, has been taking illegal drugs. Yet all her post-race drug tests have come up clean.
Some have suggested that this is just Western skepticism at Asian achievement — in fact, some commentators in China are calling it outright racism.
And finally, there's been another controversy rocking the Olympics: Four badminton teams are being accused of dropping games intentionally.
- Tom Goldman, NPR reporter covering the Olympic Games from London
This segment aired on August 1, 2012.