As Amanda Beard took one step closer Friday to reaching her fifth Olympic team, Bonnie D. Ford takes a look at the swimmer's evolution, in and out of the pool.
Five-time U.S. lightweight boxing champion Queen Underwood was considering turning pro when she learned women's boxing would be added to the 2012 Games. Now, she's focused on this week's Olympic trials, and ready to earn her spot for London.
In our latest Rachael Flatt profile, the U.S. champ talks about her freshman year at Stanford and her vacation plans. On tap: skating shows and a lot of practice.
Handball players are among the world's most explosive and exciting athletes, but the sport's low profile in the U.S. puts the American team at a disadvantage.
U.S. pole vaulter Jillian Schwartz hopes switching to the Israeli team will jump-start her Olympic dreams.
In the Pro's Questionnaire, the five-time Paralympian tells us about her obsessive packing habits, her love of comfort food and her beloved Death Star Legos.
As the chief marketing officer of the USOC, Lisa Baird markets more than sponsorships -- she sells the Olympic movement.
At the airport, Kathryn Bertine discovers the shockingly high price of her Olympic dream.
When Bicycling Magazine asked who the hottest female cyclist was, Kathryn Bertine decided to offer a much better poll: who's the wattest?
Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, gave an U.S. Olympic hopeful an opportunity to reflect on her faith, but it also presented challenges to her training.
The 10th All Africa Games start Saturday in Mozambique, and Mo Akiode will be there, cheering on team Nigeria.
Dede Griesbauer left a successful financial career to race the Ironman circuit professionally, proving it's never too late to follow your dreams.
When Janet Evans set the swimming world ablaze in the late 1980s and '90s, the sport's current stars -- Katie Hoff and Kate Ziegler -- were infants.
Kathryn Bertine is expecting a boy. Who just happens to be 16. Assim Chapman will live with her and her husband while shooting for his dream.
In the Pro's Questionnaire, Olympic rower Susan Francia talks about teamwork, betrayal, getting introspective and the challenges facing her this year.
It's the question everyone asks a cyclist when a race doesn't go quite as planned. The answer often reveals life lessons, too.