From Australia to Great Britain, South Africa to the U.S., TIME takes you around the globe to meet the compelling and …
So far in the Games, South Korea has racked up 13 gold medals, seven silvers and seven bronzes. North Korea, meanwhile, has won four gold medals (and two bronzes), more Olympic victories than Brazil, Canada, South Africa or Spain.
Kayla Harrison won the first judo gold in U.S. history. But she has a much bigger mission
Few Olympic sports have such a wide spectrum of countries competing and medaling as Judo. Even Japan, which used to maintain a death grip on the top ranks of judo, must battle with a United Nations’ rainbow of worthy competitors.
One hundred and sixteen years after the modern Olympic movement began, London heralds the ‘Year of the Woman’
The best action and reactions from the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.
When their most famous native son is a 13th century conqueror who amassed the largest land empire in history, it’s not surprising that Mongolians have evolved into a rather sporty bunch. The land of Genghis Khan is populated …
No stage is bigger than that of a home Olympics, so London 2012 officials drafted a battle plan early.