Unlike most countries, the U.S. does not offer direct government support to athletes. A new initiative tries to close the funding gap
With the London Olympics just a little over 100 days away, TIME takes a look at some of the places that will become quite familiar once the games begin.
Amanda Beard competed in her first Olympic Games as an innocent 14 year old. Now a mother and training for her fifth Games, she opens up about depression, cutting, bulimia and abusive relationships in her new book “In the Water …
British Airways is welcoming the London 2012 Games with nine new birds. The airline unveiled the first in a series of limited edition Olympics-inspired aircrafts.
The “Dove,” designed by Pascal Anson, lives up to its …
For many Olympic athletes, raising money is a second job
The men’s Olympic soccer tournament, which features players under 23, isn’t as big a deal as the World Cup. But America’s failure to qualify doesn’t speak well for the future.
U.S. gymnasts have a tough road ahead to make the Olympic squad. But that doesn’t deter Gabby Douglas, who left her family and home for a chance to compete in London
Why hasn’t Daley harnessed his obvious abilities as a springboard to predicted success this summer?
If you’re looking for a snapshot of what it is to be British, then look no further. In any other country, if a nation’s representatives at an Olympic Games were told not to shake hands during the greatest show on Earth, it would …
Men have boxed at the Games for more than a century, but now women are getting their turn, too. Peter Hapak photographed the contenders for the women’s U.S. Olympic team