A detail view of the hand and nail varnish of Naomi Folkard of Great Britain in action during the Women's Team Archery Eliminations match between Great Britain and Russia at Lord's Cricket Ground Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images
Zoe Smith proving that size doesn't matter by competing in the Women's Weightlifting event. While we wouldn't advise Mammas-to-be to start at Zoe's level, adding weights to your workout is a great way to stay toned and increase impact.
Thanks (but no thanks…) British weightlifter Zoe Pablo Smith wrote this fabulously articulate and level-headed response to a few unoriginal sexists who accused her and her team mates of being “manly”, unattractive and unfeminine.
South Africa's double-amputee athlete Oscar Pistorius reacts after coming in second in the men's 400 heats. Pistorius made Olympic athletics history on Aug. 4 when he became the first double-amputee to compete in both the Olympics and Paralympics.