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Representing one's country in the Olympics is one of the highest honors an athlete can attain. Olympians personify discipline, commitment and work ethic. Learn about the sacrifices these athletes make to get to the summit of their sport, and discover workout routines, tips and techniques they use, so you can push yourself to a world-class level.

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Why I Am More Proud Of The Olympics I Failed Than The One I Succeeded

Go ahead, tell me that I failed.It's been a week since the rowing team has been named, and my heart sinks every time I hear the word OLYMPICS. I...

USA Basketball Announces its Roster for the 2016 Olympics

LeBron James, Russell Westbrook and Steph Curry all turned down invitations to play for Team USA in the Rio Olympics. Though some NBA players have d...

The Diet Change That Could Propel Swimmer Elizabeth Beisel to Olympic Gold

Much has changed for Elizabeth Beisel since her first Olympic Games. In 2008, she was a 15-year-old high school student who narrowly missed earning...

12 Insane Physical Tests U.S. Olympians Must Undergo

I will not be participating in this year's Summer Olympics. Shocker, I know. But that doesn't mean I can't train like an Olympian. Nike's Limitl...

Paul George Wants to Return to Team USA

Indiana Pacers star Paul George isn't letting a long NBA season stop him from playing on the Team USA men's basketball Olympic team. George suf...

2 U.S. Rugby Stars Detail Their Preparation for the 2016 Olympic Games

Photo Credit: Jack McGaw for USA Sevens Rugby After a 92-year hiatus, rugby is returning to the Olympics at the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Summer Games...

Magic Johnson Once Talked Trash to Michael Jordan, and It Went Horribly Wrong

In principle, attempting to rile up Michael Jordan, a basketball-playing android sent to Earth to destroy his opponents, was a fool's errand. Giving...

Former NFL Running Back Jahvid Best is Hoping to Run the 100-Meter Dash in the 2016 Olympics

Former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best did not have a great NFL career. Not because he wasn't talented enough, but because he suffered too ma...

Cam Newton is Playing Water Polo This Off-Season, Is Clearly the Most Intimidating Player the Sport Has Ever Seen

It's never enough, is it Cam? You won the 2015 NFL MVP Award, guided the Carolina Panthers to their first Super Bowl appearance since 2003, and were...

Here's Your First Official Look at Team USA's Basketball Uniforms for the 2016 Summer Olympics

Before Nike takes over for adidas as the official provider of NBA uniforms at the end of next season, the brand debuted the next evolution of thread...

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