A look at some of the most arresting and inspiring images from the London 2012 Paralympics
Despite his surprising defeat in the 200 m on Sunday, Oscar Pistorius remains an icon for disabled athletes who hope to compete in the Olympic Games. And a surprising number of them already have
For the first time in 12 years, the intellectually impaired will be allowed to compete at the Paralympics. But thanks to the brazen cheating scandal that halted their participation, the athletes will have to work harder to prove …
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.
How Kenyan Paralympic hero Henry Wanyoike triumphed over despair, ran his way to glory—and got his life back
For Olympic athletes who play their cards right, people’s fascination with the games can translate to opportunities in the business world that may not be available to mere mortals
Not every athlete spends four years solidly training for the Olympics. Here’s our pick of the competitors who are keeping the amateur spirit alive in sport by going back to their day jobs.
Great Britain’s Olympic stars have achieved their biggest dreams at their home games–but what next for these athletes?
The newly awarded Olympic gold medalists find a moment of calm to process their achievement.
Eloise Taylor arrived at London’s Olympic Park on August 2 dressed for the games. With a Union Jack flag tied round her neck like a cape and a Union Jack handkerchief knotted around her chin-length hair, the seven-year-old …