Programming note: today, TIME has launched an Olympics blog, which will feature daily coverage of the lead-up to the London …
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?
Seeking to build on public anger over the cost of the London Olympics, protest groups are making plans for marches and demonstrations to coincide with the games. The police, however, have warned that spectacles will not be tolerated.
For professional athletes, retiring from sports is never easy. Johnson talks candidly about what inspired her comeback — and why she decided to end her competitive career
Israel is asking for a moment of silence during the London Olympics to pay tribute to the athletes and coaches who died in a terrorist attack at the 1972 Munich Games. The IOC’s refusal to do so is surprising.
He’s already the greatest Olympian of all time. In London he could be come the most decorated one
Wrestler Henry Cejudo, competing at this weekend’s U.S. Olympic trials, returns to the mat on a mission: to give illegal immigrants a voice
Unlike most countries, the U.S. does not offer direct government support to athletes. A new initiative tries to close the funding gap
U.S. gymnasts have a tough road ahead to make the Olympic squad. But that doesn’t deter Gabby Douglas, who left her family and home for a chance to compete in London
There won’t be any Linsanity at this year’s Olympics — unless the rising NBA star decides to switch sides.