London Games

Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebates as he crosses the finish line ahead of Ryan Bailey of the United States to win gold and set a new world record of 36.84 during the Men's 4 x 100m Relay Final. (credit: Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Usain Bolt Is Probably Doping (And You Know It)

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.


US women's soccer team celebrates gold (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Opinion: Olympic Gold To Celebrate The 40th Anniversary Of Title IX

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.


Gabrielle Douglas of the United States competes on the balance beam. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Gabby Douglas Wins All-Around Gold Medal

The U.S. has its three-peat in the women’s gymnastics individual all-around: Gabby Douglas has won the gold medal.


USA Basketball team members Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Deron Williams and Kevin Durant (credit: Nike via Getty Images)

Tunisia Up Next For US Men’s Team

With a massive budget, the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team has a treasure trove of information on its opponents.


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In Judo, Olympian Recovers From Sex Abuse

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.


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Laid-Back Lochte Unfazed In And Out Of Pool

Ryan Lochte has been building toward the London Games since he walked away from Beijing dissatisfied four years ago.


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Diana Taurasi Reflects On Her Road To London

Diana Taurasi knows it could have been all different.


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Phelps Showing Leadership Among US Swimmers

Michael Phelps is speaking up on the brink of his last Olympics.


2012 London Games Pregame Playlist

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.