The final day of track and field at London 2012 was aptly wrapped up with the king of sprint Usain Bolt winning another gold once again and setting another Guinness World Records record.
The final day of action at the London 2012 Olympics saw a string of World Records fall during the basketball finals in the North Greenwich Arena.
Friday saw the USA’s women’s 4x100m relay team wipe away the final track record held by the former East Germany in emphatic style at the London 2012 Olympics.
David Rudisha and Usain Bolt lived up to their billing as two of the biggest names in athletics by both making Guinness World Records history last night at the London 2012 Olympics.
Harry Nelson is 90-years-old, comes from Torrence, California, and holds the record for the Most Summer Olympics attended, having incredibly been a spectator at every Games since 1932, (except for ...
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings ended an era of beach volleyball dominance with a third Olympic gold following a 21-16, 21-16 win over fellow Americans April Ross and Jennifer Kessy las...
Kenyan runner David Rudisha smashed the world record to win gold in the men’s 800m at the London 2012 Olympics this evening.
Usain Bolt made Guinness World Records history tonight by becoming the first man to retain both Olympic sprint titles after winning gold in the 200m.
A climactic final day of competition at the London 2012 velodrome saw Great Britain’s Sir Chris Hoy set a new record for the most Olympic track cycling gold medals in Olympic history.
While Monday marked something of a quieter day for record-breaking in comparison to the rest of London 2012, Day 10 nevertheless provided some significant world’s bests and firsts.
Saturday saw the curtain drawn on the amazing record-breaking Olympic swimming career of Michael Phelps, with the 27-year-old bowing out with yet another gold medal.
Sunday at the London 2012 Olympics saw Usain Bolt seal his place in Guinness World Records history when he equaled the record for Most Olympic gold medals in the mens 100 metres.
Friday brought to a close the first full week of Olympics 2012, and with it came another set of incredible displays of record breaking.
Thursday saw more record breaking heroics at London 2012 from USA swimming pair Michael Phelps and Rebecca Soni along with their basketball-playing teammates.
US Swimmer and world record holder Rebecca Soni continued a reign of excellence at the 2012 Olympics this week, as she broke the women's 200m breaststroke record not once -- but twice.
From Bradley Wiggins’ cycling heroics to swimmer Rebecca Soni’s emphatic win in the 200m breaststroke, Wednesday saw the most world records fall so far at London 2012.
Great Britain’s cyclists have this afternoon set a new world record after claiming gold the team sprint event at the London 2012 Olympics.
Michael Phelps becomes the most decorated Olympian of all time, while German equestrian star Michael Jung celebrates a birthday double.
Bradley Wiggins has made Guinness World Records history at London 2012 after becoming the first cyclist to win an Olympic gold medal and the Tour de France in the same year.
With his gold medal win in the x200 freestyle relay, swimmer Michael Phelps (US) made history today, earning two Guinness World Records for both the most individual medals won and the most gold med...
Currently to be seen as part of the BBC TV’s Olympic TV commentary team, we recently caught up with Mark to talk about what it’s like to be a Guinness World Record title holder, and his thoughts on...
Lithuanian teenager Ruta Meilutyte’s shock gold last night saw her become the youngest winner of the Olympic 100m swimming breaststroke (female).
Medal hopeful showed just what he was capable in 2009, when he appeared on the UK TV show Guinness World Records – Smashed.
The second full day of action at London 2012 may have seen swimming favourites Michael Phelps and Rebecca Adlington competing in the pool, but it was Cameron Van Der Burgh and Dana Vollmer who woul...
A teenage swimming sensation from China was among those to set Guinness World Record benchmarks on the first full day's program at the London 2012 Olympics.
Team GB men’s football captain Ryan Giggs had plenty to celebrate following his side’s 3-1 win over the UAE yesterday.
South Korea kicked off the men's archery at London 2012 in record-breaking style this morning at Lords Cricket Ground, bagging a pair of records during the ranking round.
Australia managed to bag a world record on day one of London 2012 Olympics, without having to go near a running track or a swimming pool.
Brazilian soccer star Cristiane became the first competitor at the London 2012 Olympics to set a World Record after the striker became the highest scorer of all time in Olympic Women's football.
With London 2012 all set to begin, Guinness World Records has announced a series of world records relating to the Games of the XXX Olympiad.
Holding five of the ten fastest times in history for the men’s 800m, David Rushida is one of the surest bets you can get for gold medal glory at London 2012.
We speak to the godfather of 400m hurdling ahead of London 2012.
The only female pole vaulter to have exceeded five metres, Russian star Yelena Isinbayeva first reached the astounding height in 2005.
The captain of the Russian swimming team is in with a big shout of making a splash in London.
Not just a swimming icon, nor just a great Olympian, Michael Phelps is a bona fide Guinness World Records legend who currently holds an incredible 15 world record titles.