TIME reporter Sean Gregory joins the women in the USA Olympic synchronized swimming team to experience just how tough the sport really is
Will a coin toss, runoff, or a new twist – rock-paper-scissors! – break the Allyson Felix-Jeneba Tarmoh tie in the women’s 100 meters?
TIME reporter Sean Gregory visits the Manhattan Fencing Center to get a lesson in what Olympic coach Yury Gelman calls “physical chess”
Sarah Robles wants more than a medal in London. She wants to break body-size stereotypes.
Israel is asking for a moment of silence during the London Olympics to pay tribute to the athletes and coaches who died in a terrorist attack at the 1972 Munich Games. The IOC’s refusal to do so is surprising.
The U.S.-North Korea Olympic women’s soccer game on July 31 is sure to draw global attention
The outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner has a point: why should free labor help Olympic committees, broadcasters, and sponsors get rich? But the Olympics boosts the NBA’s bottom line, too.
Wrestler Henry Cejudo, competing at this weekend’s U.S. Olympic trials, returns to the mat on a mission: to give illegal immigrants a voice
Unlike most countries, the U.S. does not offer direct government support to athletes. A new initiative tries to close the funding gap
For many Olympic athletes, raising money is a second job