In 2008, Brazilian Pole Vaulter Fabiana Murer was in line for Gold, until her pole was lost by officials. Can she make a come back in London?
Track & Field
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 …
The Heptathlete takes some time out from a TIME magazine photo shoot to discuss what the London Olympics mean to her
The U.S. sprinter is a safe bet to repeat as 400-m champion. Why he almost didn’t make it to London
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.
It’s been a long, lonely trek for Maziah Mahusin, who will be one of two athletes representing this Islamic sultanate
As the last minute, Jeneba Tarmoh backed out of her prime-time duel with Allyson Felix. How the runoff veered off course
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?
Ever since failing a drug test in 2003, it’s been a tough road back to redemption.