The British duo finish fourth as they gaze up admiringly at the dominant Chinese
This event strips sport down to its purest essence. Every sinew, every pulsing of the temple displays itself, as does every murmur of doubt and blaze of confidence
One hundred and sixteen years after the modern Olympic movement began, London heralds the ‘Year of the Woman’
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After topping the gold-medal count on home turf in Beijing four years ago, China is loudly lowering expectations of another triumphant performance in London
Now that gymnastics bars competitors under 16, diving, where competitors can be as young as 14, is where the youngest stars, like Carolina Mendoza, just 15 years old, are to be found
A new film, “Salute,” explores how a medal-stand gesture changed the lives of Tommie Smith and John Carlos — plus the Australian silver medalist who supported them
As you sit down to watch the opening ceremonies with friends, TIME gives you a crib sheet of little-known Olympics facts– from what’s a Fosbury Flop to who the youngest Olympian ever is– to score you the title of Smartest …
In 2008, the gold-medal favorite disappointed the home nation when he pulled out of his race with an injury. In London, Liu Xiang is looking for redemption.
Can a British teenager run under 10 seconds at his home Olympics?