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Summer Olympics 2016
Every four years, athletes from around the world gather with the shared dream of winning an Olympic gold medal. But while the men and women who will be at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio may have the same goal, each has their own story to tell. Some are featured here: Stories about faith, about determination — and for those who have been to the Games before, about what happens when gold medal dreams don’t come true.
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Rio
Rio
The Players' TribuneRio

Throughout the 2016 Summer Olympics, photographer Sam Robles has been visiting the different neighborhoods of Rio and documenting what he...


Title Track
Title Track
Allyson FelixTitle Track

To stay on top in my sport takes a lot of hard work and practice. I spend around three hours on the track and two hours in the weight...


Carrying the Torch
Carrying the Torch
Sarah TrueCarrying the Torch

What’s driven me the last four years is not how agonizingly close I came to winning a bronze medal in 2012 — it’s the desire to...