Coming on the heels of the hugely popular London Olympics, the Paralympics starting this week in Britain are shaping up to be the most successful ever
Winning a medal at the Olympics may not be enough to receive an honor from the Queen, and many Brits are not happy about it
How Kenyan Paralympic hero Henry Wanyoike triumphed over despair, ran his way to glory—and got his life back
For Olympic athletes who play their cards right, people’s fascination with the games can translate to opportunities in the business world that may not be available to mere mortals
Not every athlete spends four years solidly training for the Olympics. Here’s our pick of the competitors who are keeping the amateur spirit alive in sport by going back to their day jobs.
Does the rise of women athletes in India point towards a society that is learning to value its girls?
Great Britain’s Olympic stars have achieved their biggest dreams at their home games–but what next for these athletes?
Critics have suggested that Rio de Janeiro won’t be ready to host the 2014 World Cup or the 2016 Olympics. Aldo Rebelo, Brazil’s Sports Minister, begs to differ
Now that the country has experienced two weeks of nonstop effervescence, it wants to figure out how to bottle it for an inevitable rainy day
A stunning medal haul, secured by humble British athletes, puts the exploits of overpaid soccer players in an even worse light