He’s Britain’s most famous soccer export, but he won’t be a part of its Olympic team
TIME reporter Sean Gregory joins the women in the USA Olympic synchronized swimming team to experience just how tough the sport really is
TIME columnist Joel Stein gets a lesson in pole vaulting – and an assessment of his inner daredevil – with Olympian Brad Walker in San Diego
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”
She’s 45 and trying for her sixth Olympic Games. And she admits it isn’t easy
For years, the 1992 men’s Olympic basketball team — the Dream Team, the greatest collection of basketball talent, and maybe overall sporting talent, to wear the same uniform — has spawned all sorts of urban legends. Stories …
Spoiler alert: If you’d like the surprises of the Olympics Opening Ceremony to remain surprises, then stop reading now.
Seeking to build on public anger over the cost of the London Olympics, protest groups are making plans for marches and demonstrations to coincide with the games. The police, however, have warned that spectacles will not be tolerated.
For professional athletes, retiring from sports is never easy. Johnson talks candidly about what inspired her comeback — and why she decided to end her competitive career