Milestones of the day from the London Olympics:
CEMENTED - In Olympic Games history, Usain Bolt becomes the first man to successfully defend both the 100m and 200m Olympic sprint titles.
SNATCHED - A surprise gold medal for Aussie surf lifesavers Jacob Clear, David Smith, Tate Smith and Murray Stewart in the men's K4 1000m.
BROKEN - The first world record on the track at the London Games, with Kenya's David Rudisha blitzing the 800m field in a time of 1 minute 49 seconds and 91 milliseconds.
DENIED - A shot at Olympic gold for the Opals and the Kookaburras, with both teams losing their semi-final matches and left to scrap it out for bronze.