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Ye Shiwen

Olympians: Higher, Faster, Stronger

Jay Tavare | Posted 11.18.2012 | Sports
Jay Tavare

Above all the glory and the unfulfilled dreams, is the higher purpose of the Olympic Games. For 17 days, the world's nations put away their differences and political and religious issues in order to meet in an arena of competition where winning is not the only goal.

Toward a New Olympic Games: Anything Goes in Rio

Dan_Weiss | Posted 10.22.2012 | Sports

Let's stop sweating the details of who doped and who didn't. As the sun fades from the London Olympics let's look forward to an even more spectacular games in Rio.

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Len Berman | Posted 10.02.2012 | New York
Len Berman

It's a simple question. Michael Phelps has won the most Olympic medals, 19. Does that mean he's the greatest Olympian of all time?

Sometimes the Price of Success Is Just Too High

Christina Patterson | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports
Christina Patterson

When the top American swimming coach said that Ye Shiwen's performance was "unbelievable," he sounded pretty fed up. You would be fed up if you thought your country might be beaten by a country that was cheating. But you might also be fed up if you were beaten by a country that wasn't.

Ye Shiwen: A Swimmer Too Good To Be True?

AP | JOHN LEICESTER and ANDREW DAMPF | Posted 09.30.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Two finals, two golds. And all anybody wants to know about Chinese teen swimming sensation Ye Shiwen is whether she's doping. After sh...