There’s nothing wrong with watching the Olympics – particularly track and field – with full awareness that most of the achievements being celebrated are not entirely human.
As we celebrate these women’s victories we must remember that Title IX created the opportunities for women to succeed in sports. When progressives push for public policy changes, that is what we seek: not guaranteed outcomes but guaranteed access.
The U.S. has its three-peat in the women’s gymnastics individual all-around: Gabby Douglas has won the gold medal.
With a massive budget, the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team has a treasure trove of information on its opponents.
In a tin-sided warehouse north of Boston, above Stewy’s Custom Cycles along a steep staircase lined with Olympic posters, Kayla Harrison found sensei Jimmy Pedro Jr. and, through him and his dojo, a gentle way back from sexual abuse.
Ryan Lochte has been building toward the London Games since he walked away from Beijing dissatisfied four years ago.
Diana Taurasi knows it could have been all different.
Michael Phelps is speaking up on the brink of his last Olympics.
As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in London, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before. Our Olympians use music to push their training to the next level in every workout and warmup. Get into the minds of our mightiest athletes by taking a peek at their Pregame Playlists.