From Ryan Locthe’s patriotic grill to Venus Williams’s colorful ponytail, TIME looks at the competitors’ most memorable style choices.
In just under two hours, U.S. gymnast Aly Raisman earned two of the last medals awarded in gymnastics at the London Games. But one of them almost wasn’t
After riding a golden high that propelled her to two Olympic gold medals, one in the women’s gymnastics team event and another in the individual all-around competition, Gabrielle Douglas fell to last in the finals for the uneven bars.
The legendary gymnast was honored by the Royal Opera House in London on the 40th anniversary of winning three golds in Munich. She talked to TIME about her Olympic memories and why meeting President Richard Nixon did so much for …
Douglas makes history twice: she’s the first African-American all-around Olympic champion and the first U.S. gymnast to win both that title and the team gold in the same Games
Leyva leaps from 19th place to earn bronze with a dazzling high bars routine
The U.S. women’s gymnastic team, led by Gabby Douglas and Jordyn Wieber, bring home gold from the 2012 London Olympic Games — the first Olympic title in women’s gymnastics since 1996. TIME showcases some highlights from the …
It was the Magnificent Seven that won gymnastics team gold in Atlanta, but appropriately the Fab Five US women earn top team honors in London
Just days after a disappointing finish in the qualifying round, Wieber faces the team finals
In a delightful surprise for British fans, the GB men’s gymnastics team captures bronze, while the US men fail to medal