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  1. The Polaroid Prince

    Louisa Thomas

    The Olympics have been building toward one moment. If you watch CNN, or listen to NPR, or read the New York Daily News, GQ, Maxim, ESPN.com, USA Today, Bleacher Report, Yahoo, New York magazine, Deadspin, People, Business Insider, the Los Angeles Tim...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  2. Looking back on the controversies and tragedies at the 1972 Olymp...

    Louisa Thomas

    It was about more than the controversy at the men's basketball finals — the 1972 Olympics in Munich were the site of unimaginable turmoil.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2013
  3. Missy Franklin, Olympic champion, still swims for her high school...

    Louisa Thomas

    After her Olympic triumph, Missy Franklin has nothing left to prove — but there's something she doesn't want to lose.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2013
  4. Calling in the Cavalry: The Curious Case of the Modern Pentathlon...

    Louisa Thomas

    Sunday 25 October 1914: Woken up during the night with orders — probable advance ... They treat us as if we were Infantry always forgetting that we have not got the gun powder which Infantry have. — Diary of a World War I Cavalry Offic...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  5. Andy Murray, Roger Federer, and the oddness of Olympic tennis

    Louisa Thomas

    Andy Murray and the undeniable oddness of Olympic tennis.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  6. Olympic sprinter Justin Gatlin wants support as he attempts an un...

    Louisa Thomas

    But, as the 30-year-old sprinter attempts an unlikely comeback, he still wants to be loved.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  7. The key to victory for the U.S. women's gymnastics team lies with...

    Louisa Thomas

    One of the most challenging vaults in the world - the dreaded Amanar - may be the key to victory for the U.S. women's gymnastics team.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  8. Breaking down Olympism and unraveling an addict's lifelong obsess...

    Louisa Thomas

    One Olympics addict unravels a lifelong obsession.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2012
  9. USA Olympic long-distance swimmer Alex Meyer is one to watch in L...

    Louisa Thomas

    Long-distance Olympic swimmer Alex Meyer has an unusual capacity for tolerating pain - which is exactly why he's one to watch in London.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  10. USA Olympics women's hurdlers Lolo Jones, Dawn Harper, and Kellie...

    Louisa Thomas

    There's an uneasy tension among U.S. women's hurdlers Lolo Jones, Dawn Harper, and Kellie Wells. But it's not a fellow countrywoman they need to worry about.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2012