Paralympic runner slash first-time-Olympian Oscar Pistorius failed to place in the 400 meter semifinals, but immediately after the race finished, first-place runner Kirani James of Grenada walked back to shake his hand and offer to swap racing bibs.
An example of true sportsmanship between two spectacular athletes. Also true examples of spectacular future Ebay memorabilia.
This may not be the way Michael Phelps wanted to tie the Olympic record for medals, but I'm sure he won't complain.
South African Chad Le Gos edged out two-time defending champ in the very last meter, winning by just four-hundredths of a second. Phelps, who led almost the entire race, took silver for his 18th Olympic medal, tying him with Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina for the all-time record.
The 20-year-old Le Clos is competing in his first Olympiad. Needless to say, unseating one of the most decorated Olympic athletes in history isn't a bad way to win your first medal.
Phelps swims for the Olympic medal record this afternoon in the 4x200 freestyle relay.