In the wake of the war, she did not attempt to hide her identity. "Unequivocally," she said, "I was a Jew"
Inspired by circus performers, George Nissen created the bouncing ‘tumbling device’ that still captures imaginations 75 years later
A 2007 photograph of the N.B.A. All-Star offers visitors a chance to pay their respects
An anonymous buyer purchased the manuscript, penned by French aristocrat Pierre de Coubertin in 1892, for $8.8 million
Built for the 2012 Olympic Games, the ArcelorMittal Orbit has not turned into the tourist attraction it was expected to become
The design for the medals, created by Junichi Kawanishi, were unveiled this week
What happens to old Olympics facilities after the medals have all been awarded?
Organizers hope to reclaim gold, silver and copper from the used electronics for the 2020 games
After running a mile a day for 52 years and 39 days, running legend Ron Hill finally took a day off due to heart problems
Over 75 medal winners from the 2008 and 2012 games have been busted for doping, scrambling the Olympic record books
The International Olympic Committee values sportsmanship above all else
The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery is setting its sights on the future
Women have long fought against the assumption that they are weaker than men, and the battle isn’t over yet
Sports History Forgot About Tidye Pickett and Louise Stokes, Two Black Olympians Who Never Got Their Shot
Thanks to the one-two punch of racism and sexism, these two women were shut out of the hero’s treatment given to other athletes
Before it reached the Olympics, the sport was a spectacle of the circus and vaudeville
Brains met brawn in a bookish competition for the ages
Those painful cupping "hickies" are only the start—athletes go to great lengths to gain an edge
The former gold medalist offers a cheat sheet on her sport’s rules, maneuvers and slang
Punishment for cheating and bribery in the Olympics of Ancient Greece could include fines, public flogging and statewide bans from competition
Donning facial masks, wearing Zika-proof uniforms and freezing sperm: Does any of this stuff actually work?
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