When Lynne Cox enters subfreezing seas, she knows she's immersing herself in danger. When her obsession led to a journey through the icy slush of Greenland's Disko Bay, the risks were never deadlier.
As he reaches his 50th birthday, MJ is still looking for one more ass to kick
Is it possible to be the best swimmer in the world and still have a life? Ryan Lochte has spent four years fighting for an answer that will come this summer in London.
At age 16, Jordyn Wieber is already a national and world champion. But can this small-town girl take London by storm at the 2012 Olympics?
In Rio, where the next Summer Olympics and World Cup will be held, nearby neighborhoods have become war zones.
The plane crash that killed the 1961 U.S. world championship figure skating team decimated their families and the sport, but alongside grief came renewal.
Darryl Dawkins was the first high school player to go straight to the NBA. Thirty-five years later, he has unfinished business.
He wears spandex and sequins. He twirls in the air. But this flamboyant figure skater also oozes toughness, athleticism and his own brand of macho.
Al Joyner feels the presence of Florence Griffith 25 years after Olympic glory. Now, in their daughter, he sees a young Flo Jo.
After the end of her Olympic quest, Kathryn moves on to a whole new world.
Lucas Sang was an Olympic runner and a favorite son in Kenya -- but that couldn't save him from the country's tribal warfare.
Kathryn's Olympic dream finally comes to end ... and yet she thinks that's awesome.
After a long, agonizing wait, Citizen Kathryn finally gets some good news in her Olympic quest.
With the May 31 deadline approaching, Kathryn encounters new hurdles in the middle of her road to Beijing.
Just when it seemed Kathryn Bertine's Olympic dream was dead, an island nation came forward to possibly show her the road to Beijing.
Unable to make the U.S. team, Kathryn searches for a country to adopt her.