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Inside the surprisingly complex engineering process that creates an Olympic torch
A torch like the one in the Tokyo games is so much more than just a simple vessel for flame. This is how they spark into being.
Paralympic Athletes Try to Get a Performance Boost By Hurting Themselves
We’ve heard of odd rules put in place (marijuana use comes to mind) to keep Olympians and Paralympians from gaining … Continued
FYI: Does Training at High Altitudes Help Olympians Win?
After decades of research we (mostly) know the answer
The Fully Electronic, Futuristic Starting Gun That Eliminates Advantages in Races
And that can be carried on a plane without the hassle, too
Archive Gallery: The Secrets of Olympic Athletes
Training, gear, and sometimes, sadly, drugs, give the world's top athletes an edge in competition
The Totally Custom, Absurdly Light 3-D Printed Shoe That Could Win Olympic Gold
How one French design student created the shoe of the future