South African runner Oscar Pistorius, right, runs in the 400 meter race in France, July 8, 2011. His time in a race in Italy Tuesday was good enough to send him to the World Championships.
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July 19, 2011 Oscar Pistorius, the sprinter who runs on prosthetics made from carbon fiber, has officially qualified for the World Championships in Athletics, which will be held in Daegu, South Korea.
February 23, 2010 The rivalries being broadcast on NBC right now rival anything Shakespeare can hand down. A South Korean gold medal winner seething on the podium because he has to share it with Apollo Ohno. A Russian figure skater right out of central casting look...
February 18, 2010 Every two years, the complaint comes: Please don't ruin the Olympics by airing the results before we can watch the event on TV. But it's important to remember that NPR is, first and foremost, a news organization.
February 17, 2010 At the day of the opening ceremony American snowboarder and medalist Lindsey Jacobellis told NBC she eats only organic food. Not much of that at Mickey D's.
February 17, 2010 It's raining men! Loving the figure skating men of the 2010 Winter Games.
February 17, 2010 I may have complained too soon about figure skating music... Did anyone else hear some Hendrix last night?
February 16, 2010 By and large, the songs ice skaters choose for their programs grate on Sarah's last nerve. Why are the selections so predictable?!
February 8, 2010 The Winter Olympic Games are no joke — they're slippery, icy, and altogether dangerous.
August 21, 2008 Usain Bolt's 200m win was clear... silver and gold took some sorting. What's it like to get a medal because of runners who finished ahead of you getting disqualified?
August 18, 2008 Yang Peiyi sang her heart out in the 2008 Olympic opening ceremonies, but no one saw her.
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August 14, 2008 Unintentional Hilarity goes to the Olympic picnic.
August 13, 2008 Unintentional Hilarity goes inside the head of a gymnast, and comes out glittery.
August 11, 2008 Unintentional Hilarity, Olympic edition!
July 30, 2008 During the 2008 Olympic Games, how much will you care about Chinese politics?
July 29, 2008 More unintentional hilarity -- courtesy of President Medvedev and a small stuffed mascot.
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