Olympics

Holley competed this past Sunday in London - she finished 10th, despite having torn ligaments in her wrist two days prior to leaving for London. Holley's now having a blast at the events!
U.S. women win soccer gold, Claressa Shields becomes the first gold medalist in middleweight women's boxing, and nobody can keep up with Usain Bolt.
In her home country Kulsoom would have no access to athletic facilities. In the U.S. she was told she could not compete in her religious garb. What happens when religion and weightlifting collide?
Allyson Felix, Misty May-Treanor, and Kerry Walsh Jennings win gold. Other U.S. athletes are positioned to medal in boxing and decathlon. The U.S. officially passes China for the overall medal lead.
More gymnastics medals and both the men's and women's basketball teams keep moving forward. A huge mistake in water polo is rectified by the skills of the team. Read on for the day's medal count.
Sports and literature seem to fall on different ends of the spectrum - one cerebral, the other physical. But as a spectator of all sports, I find the arc of a good game as thematic as a good book.
U.S. women's soccer advances to the final round, Jenn Suhr wins gold in pole vault, and three women advance in the 100m hurdle competition. Read on for more Olympic updates.
Michael Phelps ends his Olympic career with 21 medals (17 of them gold), while Missy Franklin sets a new world record, beating out a time set in one of the banned bodysuits by Kristy Coventry.
An event that could only take place in the 1980s: the U.S. team head to head with the East Germans and Soviets in the finals of the 4x100. Would Flo Jo and Evelyn Ashford pull it off?
Allison Schmitt, Rebecca Soni, Michael Phelps, Gabby Douglas, Kayla Harrison, and more win gold medals for the U.S.A. at the Olympics today - bringing the American medal count to 37.
Kristin Armstrong wins the cycling time trial. Lochte and Phelps both qualify for the 200m individual medley swim event. And one Williams sister loses, while the other continues on.
A recent study revealed that asthma is the most chronic condition among Olympic athletes, with around 8% of the athletes suffering from the condition - and outperforming non-asthma sufferers.
At the end of today's events, Michael Phelps now is officially the winningest Olympian of all time with 19 medals - 15 of those being gold. Read on for more Olympic updates.
The medals continue to rack up for the U.S.A. 17 medals so far, 5 of them gold. For a quick recap of the events and upcoming events to watch out for, read on.
The 2012 Olympic Games are off to a running start, and the United States is second in the medal count. Read on for more details about today's events!
With the Olympic Games starting this week, we couldn't help but bring out some of our best posts on Olympic athletes and events. Enjoy these articles and the Games!
The anticipation is over as the London 2012 Olympics will officially begin tonight with the opening ceremony. Check in every day at 4pm from now through 8/12 for your Olympic Games recap!