From Australia to Great Britain, South Africa to the U.S., TIME takes you around the globe to meet the compelling and inspiring athletes competing at the London Paralympics.
Critics have suggested that Rio de Janeiro won’t be ready to host the 2014 World Cup or the 2016 Olympics. Aldo Rebelo, Brazil’s Sports Minister, begs to differ
It’s still balmy in London, but Dmitry Chernyshenko, the president and chief executive of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, has ice and snow on his mind. Here he talks to TIME about the preparations for the Sochi Games.
In the high-profile world of Olympic competition, only a small (but growing) number of gay athletes have publicly acknowledged their sexual orientation.
With Ireland’s heavy expectations on her shoulders, the four-time world champion — who has already electrified the boxing ring in London — sets her sights on winning the ultimate prize
The Swiss organizers, who have a budget of $4.6 million, opted to showcase the quirky.
The Americans won the team competition, but there are still 15 individual medals up for grabs. Meet the favorites.
Helen Glover and Heather Stanning ended a nation’s gold medal drought by cruising to victory Wednesday in the women’s pair rowing event.
As spectators watch the Olympic Games, Britain’s intelligence and military personnel are watching the skies, the water, and the roads.
Senegal denies Britain a win in front of the home crowd