Olympics

The Paralympics' only Afghan athlete will be competing on the refugee team
Refugee Paralympic Team
paralympics

The Paralympics' only Afghan athlete will be competing on the refugee team

Polish Olympian auctions off medal to pay for baby's heart surgery
Maria Andrejczyk.
good deeds

Polish Olympian auctions off medal to pay for baby's heart surgery

Olympic officials to replace athlete's medal after mayor bit it
Olympics gold medal
man bites medal

Olympic officials to replace athlete's medal after mayor bit it

U.S. Tokyo Olympics viewership hit a new low for NBC
NBC Olympics
Not Gold

U.S. Tokyo Olympics viewership hit a new low for NBC

Olympics historian: Tokyo may have gone 'near the top of best organized' Games if not for pandemic
Olympics closing ceremony.
2020 Tokyo Games

Olympics historian: Tokyo may have gone 'near the top of best organized' Games if not for pandemic

NBC's Olympics fail
The Olympic rings.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

NBC's Olympics fail

Allyson Felix is now the most decorated athlete in U.S. track and field history
Allyson Felix.
2020 Tokyo Games

Allyson Felix is now the most decorated athlete in U.S. track and field history

U.S. wrestler's family went nuts following gold medal win
Gable Steveson.
gold rush

U.S. wrestler's family went nuts following gold medal win

Allyson Felix makes history with 10th Olympic medal win
Allyson Felix
Tokyo Olympics

Allyson Felix makes history with 10th Olympic medal win

Trump is attacking the U.S. women's soccer team again
Trump
fake feuds

Trump is attacking the U.S. women's soccer team again

Simone Biles sparked more mental health discussion than Osaka, royals
Simone Biles.
take care of yourself

Simone Biles sparked more mental health discussion than Osaka, royals

Simone Biles wins Olympic bronze in balance beam finals
Simone Biles
GOAT

Simone Biles wins Olympic bronze in balance beam finals

Simone Biles' storybook ending?
Simone Biles.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

Simone Biles' storybook ending?

U.S. women's soccer team loses to Canada in Tokyo, will compete for bronze
Canada beats U.S. women's soccer team
Going for the Bronze

U.S. women's soccer team loses to Canada in Tokyo, will compete for bronze

Simone Biles will compete in final Tokyo Olympics gymnastic event
Simone Biles
Back in the Games

Simone Biles will compete in final Tokyo Olympics gymnastic event

IOC says Belarus sprinter 'safe and secure' with Japan after refusing to leave Tokyo
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya
Safe Harbor

IOC says Belarus sprinter 'safe and secure' with Japan after refusing to leave Tokyo

Belarus again shows borders won't halt crackdown after attempt to force Olympian out of Tokyo
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya
2020 Tokyo Games

Belarus again shows borders won't halt crackdown after attempt to force Olympian out of Tokyo

A tie for gold led to one of the most joyful celebrations at the 2020 Olympics
Gianmarco Tamberi, Mutaz Barshim.
2020 Tokyo Games

A tie for gold led to one of the most joyful celebrations at the 2020 Olympics

In praise of third place
Medals.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

In praise of third place

Disappointment for sponsors and hosts at Tokyo Olympics
Signs in Tokyo.
Feature

Disappointment for sponsors and hosts at Tokyo Olympics

Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah breaks 33-year-old Olympic record in women's 100 meters
Elaine Thompson-Herah.
2020 Tokyo Games

Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah breaks 33-year-old Olympic record in women's 100 meters

The week's best photojournalism
Judo.
Photos

The week's best photojournalism

Unvaccinated swimmer slammed for going maskless at Olympics
Michael Andrew
mask off

Unvaccinated swimmer slammed for going maskless at Olympics

Fox News vs. Team USA
Olympic protest.
Picture of Neil J. YoungNeil J. Young

Fox News vs. Team USA

Sunisa Lee's family celebrates her gold medal win
Sunisa Lee's family and friends.
awwww

Sunisa Lee's family celebrates her gold medal win

Sunisa Lee, 1st Hmong American Olympic gymnast, wins gold
Sunisa Lee
'means a lot'

Sunisa Lee, 1st Hmong American Olympic gymnast, wins gold

Texas official: Sorry for calling Simone Biles a 'national embarrassment'
Simone Biles
my bad

Texas official: Sorry for calling Simone Biles a 'national embarrassment'

Biles says outpouring of support has shown her she's 'more than my accomplishments'
Simone Biles.
grateful

Biles says outpouring of support has shown her she's 'more than my accomplishments'

The culture war comes for Simone Biles
Simone Biles.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

The culture war comes for Simone Biles

Olympian Dominique Moceanu: Simone Biles demonstrating agency I lacked
Simone Biles.
take care of yourself

Olympian Dominique Moceanu: Simone Biles demonstrating agency I lacked

The 'frightening' phenomenon Biles experienced at the Olympics
Simone Biles
the twisties

The 'frightening' phenomenon Biles experienced at the Olympics

Katie Ledecky wins Olympic gold in first-ever women's 1,500-meter freestyle
Katie Ledecky.
olympic history

Katie Ledecky wins Olympic gold in first-ever women's 1,500-meter freestyle

Olympic diver Tom Daley knits an adorable holder to protect his gold medal
Tom Daley.
multi-talented

Olympic diver Tom Daley knits an adorable holder to protect his gold medal

The 'demons' behind Simone Biles' shocking team final withdrawal
Simone Biles.
once again, the GOAT

The 'demons' behind Simone Biles' shocking team final withdrawal

Simone Biles reportedly 'first person' to congratulate Russian team
Team USA and ROC.
The GOAT

Simone Biles reportedly 'first person' to congratulate Russian team