August 20, 2012 | ALEXANDER WOLFF
The London Games became a global social-media conversation, connecting fans with athletes and each other as never before. That's a major reason why Olympic popularity is trending upward
August 20, 2012
The purpose of the Olympics is to measure the highest level of athletic performance in a competition. Olympic athletes compete with a well-trained system of muscles, tendons and bones free of any chemical or hormonal...
August 20, 2012 | Alexander Wolff
The IOC will miss the sober leadership of Jacques Rogge
August 13, 2012 | ALEXANDER WOLFF
History has been lit large across the London fortnight—the likely last stands of Phelps and the Dream Team, the kinetic brilliance of Bolt—but the electricity of these Games has come from another growing, if not new,...
August 06, 2012 | L. JON WERTHEIM
Four decades after the massacre by Black September, Israel's Olympians are competing passionately despite their continuing isolation on the athletic stage and the IOC's reluctance to acknowledge the darkest day in...