Greg Rutherford leapt to Olympic glory on Saturday night in the long jump, grabbing Great Britain's second gold of an extraordinary session just minutes after Jessica Ennis triumphed in the heptathlon.
And here we thought it was all clean living (occasional doping scandal aside).
Jessica Ennis won Great Britain's fourth gold medal of the day - and 12th of London Olympics - with a stunning victory in the heptathlon.
On the back of Jay Osborne's pink-roofed ice-cream van, there is a familiar sign that reads: "Mind that child." Today, the warning seems a bit redundant.
The greatest Olympian in the history of the modern Games, Michael Phelps, swam his last ever individual race on Friday, and won his 17th gold medal and 21st overall, claiming victory in the 100m butterfly at the Aquatics Centre.
Andy Murray, eyes blazing, the occasional smile blessing his features, was as pleased with his beating of Novak Djokovic as were the delirious fans on the balmiest of summer evenings at Wimbledon, and the Scot is a win away from gold and retribution.
After the tragedy of a cycling death near the Olympic park yesterday can Wiggo create a very important Olympic legacy?
Connor Jipps analyses reported West Ham United target Pape Moussa Konate.
Drama and tumult, as always, shadow Victoria Pendleton.
To the Cicada des Arts, a sprawling cultural complex in Barra, to join the sweaty throng for Usain Bolt’s pre-Olympic press conference. Or, more accurately, 20 minutes of softballing questions from the hundreds of the world’s media, in which the Jamaican sprinter was told “Your way of dealing with the pressure makes Brazilian people want to marry you a little more,” and rapped to by a Norwegian journalist, who also told Bolt he was in love with him.
It was job done for Kohei Uchimura as the all-around genius of gymnastics finally filled in his Olympic gold collection with Japan’s first team gold since 2004. But there was mission failure for Great Britain, who had high expectations after finishing second to Japan in last year’s world championships, and ended up just out of the medals.