After the hugely successful Olympics and Paralympics, London now must try to deliver on its promise of using the games to help transform a long-blighted part of the city
If the Olympics Opening Ceremony was edgy, the Paralympics Opening Ceremony traveled to the edge and beyond, encouraging the able-bodied among us to look, really look, at people with disabilities and, in so doing, to acknowledge our own.
London 2012 has given Boris Johnson’s signature blend of erudition and slapstick a worldwide platform and hitched his star to an event hailed globally as a triumph.
Even as I’ve taken my place in the Olympic Stadium, there’s been a niggling sense that the best views are from my armchair. Dear BBC, you’re even better than the real thing.
A nation that has grown long accustomed to snatching defeat from the jaws of victory is feeling like a land of champions
If the Republican presidental candidate had watched his wife’s horse Rafalca going through her paces in the dressage competition, he’d have acquired valuable wisdom.
Danny Boyle’s spectacle was weird in places, patchy, a bit preachy sometimes—but the wobbles made the watching even more compelling.
From whiff waff to water polo, Olympic sports are heeding the call and heading home for a great Games
The singer talks to TIME about his Olympics soundtrack, his famous friends and why a small woman wielding a big sword held no terrors for him.
While globalization has sprinkled Starbucks and other avatars of American retailing along most of London’s main streets, you’ll still find the authentic city in the small markets, boutiques and family-run pubs and cafes that …