Stories from the games in Rio
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld the International Paralympic Committee's ban on all Russian competitors at the games.
Today’s final entry encompasses rhythmic gymnastics, wrestling, triathlon, mountain biking, canoe, modern pentathlon, soccer, the Closing Ceremony, and much more.
The Olympic swimmer lost his deals with four companies in a single day because of his “over-exaggerated” Rio story.
Pakistan just had its worst Olympics ever. Why?
From Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky to Simone Biles and Usain Bolt, follow the 2016 games with our handy cheat sheet.
Most elite athletes are unusual in some way. So why does Caster Semenya alarm spectators more than Michael Phelps?
The successes of foreign-born athletes like Mo Farah and Bernard Lagat offer a rejoinder to nationalistic sentiment in the U.S. and Britain.
Deception at the games is as old as the competition itself.
Americans once completely dominated the sport—but that hasn’t been the case since last century.
The last of the four swimmers involved in a bizarre tale of robbery at gunpoint has paid $10,800 to resolve the case, for which Ryan Lochte and the U.S. Olympic Committee have apologized.
Over the two weeks of the games, I’ll be featuring some amazing images from recent Olympic events. Today’s entry encompasses gymnastics, BMX racing, water polo, beach volleyball, taekwondo, kayaking, women’s wrestling, and much more.
Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz were taken off a U.S.-bound flight over what Brazilian authorities say are inconsistencies in their accounts of being robbed at gunpoint.
After the Olympics, both winners and losers are prone to emotional crashes.
She says his account, and that of his teammates, of being robbed in Rio has inconsistencies.
What do you do when you’re competing for a country that might disappear? You dance.
The women athletes of Rio have been crushing it—not just in the arena, but on social media.
Over the two weeks of the games, I’ll be featuring some amazing images from recent Olympic events. Today’s entry encompasses marathon swimming, weightlifting, steeple-chase, tennis, synchronized swimming, a marriage proposal, and more.
A collection of some of this year’s Olympic athletes in Rio making their medals appear simply delicious.
China’s painful history with imperialism and the West highlights a powerful, enduring aspect of its national psychology at the Olympic Games.
Judoka Islam El Shahaby may face punishment for refusing to shake the hand of his Israeli opponent after a match the Egyptian lost.
Simone Biles is not the next Michael Phelps. She is not the next Usain Bolt. She is ‘the first Simone Biles.’