olympics

Celebs and Politicians Can’t Stop Stealing Athletic Valor

Rep. Madison Cawthorn isn’t the first and won’t be the last. When the stakes are low and the going gets tough, the weak get deceptive — especially when they think no one will bother investigating

Danny Hodge Was the Last of the ‘Natural’ Strongmen

The 1956 Olympic wrestling silver medalist, three-time NCAA wrestling champ and longtime pro wrestler’s feats of strengths were as legendary as Paul Bunyan’s. Except his were real

‘The Life and Trials of Oscar Pistorius’ Grapples With a Murder Whose Motives Remain Murky

The champion South African paralympian was an international feel-good story. Then in 2013 he shot to death his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Was it premeditated or an accident? A new ESPN documentary argues that, either way, it’s a tragedy.

‘Athlete A’ Reveals a Toxic Culture in USA Gymnastics Far Beyond Larry Nassar

This harrowing Netflix documentary sets its sights on the win-at-all-costs USA Gymnastics organization, which shielded a serial sexual abuser so he wouldn’t hurt its brand