After a crash in Austria, America’s most decorated skier needs reconstructive surgery. Why she’s a good bet to make it back for Sochi
In 55 wide-ranging lists, TIME surveys the highs and lows, the good and the bad of the past 12 months
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, …
Programming note: today, TIME has launched an Olympics blog, which will feature daily coverage of the lead-up to the London Olympics, as well as dispatches from the Games themselves. You can find the blog here. Leading it off: a …
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?
She’s 45 and trying for her sixth Olympic Games. And she admits it isn’t easy
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.
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
Sarah Robles wants more than a medal in London. She wants to break body-size stereotypes.