An embarrassing setback for a country facing a monumental task: hosting the 2014 World Cup, and 2016 Olympics
TIME speaks to the featherweight about his decision
Over the next month or so, you may notice very infrequent posts on Keeping Score. The reason: TIME’s sports coverage will be focusing on the 2012 London Olympics. So for dispatches from the Games, and stories on the history, culture, economics, science, and other aspects of the Olympics, plus photo galleries, Top 10 lists and more, …
He’s Britain’s most famous soccer export, but he won’t be a part of its Olympic team
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?
For years, the 1992 men’s Olympic basketball team — the Dream Team, the greatest collection of basketball talent, and maybe overall sporting talent, to wear the same uniform — has spawned all sorts of urban legends. Stories …
Director Danny Boyle has unveiled his vision for the London Olympics opening ceremony—he plans to recreate the British countryside, complete with farm animals, inside the Olympic Arena.
Sarah Robles wants more than a medal in London. She wants to break body-size stereotypes.
The U.S.-North Korea Olympic women’s soccer game on July 31 is sure to draw global attention
Ever since failing a drug test in 2003, it’s been a tough road back to redemption.
The outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner has a point: why should free labor help Olympic committees, broadcasters, and sponsors get rich? But the Olympics boosts the NBA’s bottom line, too.
Amanda Beard competed in her first Olympic Games as an innocent 14 year old. Now a mother and training for her fifth Games, she opens up about depression, cutting, bulimia and abusive relationships in her new book “In the Water …
The men’s Olympic soccer tournament, which features players under 23, isn’t as big a deal as the World Cup. But America’s failure to qualify doesn’t speak well for the future.