The Islamic holiday of Ramadan, which requires no food or drink pass a person’s lips from sun up to sundown, will present challenges for the 3500 Muslim athletes
Some Olympians bring home more than just a medal. TIME uncovers some love stories of Olympic proportions
A new study explores why women may be participating in sports more, but not watching them on TV — except for the Olympic games
After Keflezighi won the New York Marathon in 2009, his Americanism was called into question. In London, he hopes to triumph – and quell all that talk
Oscar Pistorius is an athlete with the musculature of a man born to run. And the fact that he was a double-amputee before his first birthday has never slowed him down.
From Qatar to South Africa, Russia to the U.S., TIME takes you around the globe to meet the extraordinary men and women you’ll be seeing this summer at the London Games
The elite unit preps London-bound Olympians for action
Inside the controversial world of Olympic gender testing
From the Paris games of 1924 to the present, TIME was there.
He’s Britain’s most famous soccer export, but he won’t be a part of its Olympic team