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London 2012: 50 Olympic Athletes to Watch

From Qatar to South Africa, Russia to the U.S., TIME takes you around the globe to meet the extraordinary men and women you'll be seeing this summer at the...

World Cup 2010

All the news, analysis, photos, videos and reports on South Africa's festival of football: the 2010 World Cup

TIME's Annual Journey: 1989

From the Berlin Wall to the Web, from Tiananmen Square to a moment in South Africa, from an oil spill to a banned book — how a year of both hope and despair...