Olympic Games

Reuters

Sochi's Sobering Day After: Now What?

There's a broad consensus the city faces an unusually painful reckoning.

Mexico's Olympic 'Ski Team' Is One Guy in a Mariachi Suit

Examining the historical wardrobe choices of the nutty Mexican skier Hubertus von Hohenlohe.

Actually, the Sochi Olympics Does Not Have a 'Double Toilet'

Russians aren't that weird when it comes to using the bathroom, it seems.

Russia's Olympic Woes Compound as a Torch Runner Catches Fire

It's just the latest screeching derailment in the slow-moving train wreck that is the 2014 Winter Olympics torch relay.

Gustavo Sanabria/Luz Interruptus

Don't Worry, the Spanish Are Already Protesting the 2020 Olympics

Artists in Madrid railed against the "destruction" of the Games with artwork made from what looks like Molotov cocktails.

Alisa Andrasek and Jose Sanchez

A Massive, Infinitely Reshapable 'Toy' in Trafalgar Square

A new piece of interactive design invites community participation.

Shutterstock

Did Olympics Organizers Fail to Plan for London's Rain?

Forecasters warn that this will be the wettest Summer Games ever, and many venues were not designed for dreary weather.