The U.S. swimmer wins two medals — gold and silver — on Tuesday night, giving him 19 Olympic medals, the most in history
The big question is: Did China’s sensational double gold medalist dope?
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
Whether you’re watching the games at home or in person, you still can’t get this close to the action. TIME’s photo editors bring you a much closer look at the 2012 London Olympics.
When Chinese scouts set out to recruit athletes for their national women’s weightlifting team in the late 1990′s, they had specific criteria in mind
Rows of empty seats at events are one of many indications of London’s Olympic fiascoes
As a nation of animal lovers, it would have been fitting for Great Britain to win its first gold medal in equestrian eventing. But it was not to be. The 5-member British team, of which the Queen’s granddaughter Zara Phillips
Led by freestylers Camille Muffat and Yannick Agnel, French swimmers turn the (notorious) national character trait for individualism into a recipe for victory making all of France proud.
China rallies to support 16-year-old swimmer Ye Shiwen, whose world-record-breaking swim in the 400-m individual medley has raised questions about doping
In order to showcase Britain’s arts and heritage during the Olympic Games, the U.K. government has bestowed $150 million on the Cultural Olympiad and its accompanying London 2012 Festival, which runs from June 21 to September 9. …