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Mar 11, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Many Paralympian athletes are watching the remainder of the Games from hospital beds.
Feb 20, 2014 10:30 AM ET // Emily Sohn
The Games heighten our awe at what people can accomplish when they train hard for years in relative obscurity -- and may inspire us to get moving.
Feb 10, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Athletes at the Winter Olympics will no doubt expend a significant number of calories. But which winter sport burns the most?
Feb 6, 2014 01:56 PM ET
Are Olympic gold medals actually made of pure gold? Trace runs down a history of the Olympic games and answers the question of what each medal is really made out of.
Feb 6, 2014 01:39 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
An attempt to reform the judging process in Olympic figure skating probably backfired, reports a study in the Journal of Sports Economics. Continue reading →
Feb 9, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
What becomes of the legendary venues that host the Olympics?