The London Olympics covered from every angle. The best in Olympic photography and stories about the personalities and events that drive the Olympics conversation, as well as pieces on the cultural, economic, and political aspects of the Games.
They'll lose British funding, coaching and facilities if they compete for an independent Scotland
September 5, 1972: Terrorists kidnap and kill Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics
Women's empowerment predicts a nation's Summer Olympics success, study finds
The London Evening Standard said the city was "secretly asked" to host the 2016 Olympics, but the IOC swiftly denied the report.
It's a drop from the last Winter Olympics in Vancouver, but an increase from the last time the Games were in Europe
The title of a 1957 feature on Brazil published in LIFE magazine reads as if it might have been written last week: “Growing Pains of a Big Country: Ambitious...
Paul Schutzer died 47 years ago, in June 1967, on the first day of the Six-Day War. The 36-year-old LIFE photographer was riding in a half-track personnel...
With the London Olympics just a little over 100 days away, TIME takes a look at some of the places that will become quite familiar once the games begin