From the grand platform of London 2012, Anthony Joshua launched himself to stardom. Things could have gone very differently, however, with controversy nearly ending his career.
Having become the UK’s first taekwondo gold medallist at London 2012 before winning once again at Rio, we chat to Jade Jones about her groundbreaking role in British martial arts.
What has happened to London's Olympic legacy?
Were the Olympics especially good, or actually very bad? Various writers try to remember.
The champion cyclist has claimed that she “hates dopers” and hit out at “sensationalised headlines” in an official statement.
With Rio 2016 only a few weeks away, we spoke to Mo Farah about dealing with pressure, recapturing the spirit of London 2012 and becoming one of the most recognisable athletes in world sport.
Kazuki Yazawa, 27, will represent his country at Rio 2016, despite having to balance his training with daily prayer and meditation.
International Olympic Committee Reveals Another 45 Failed Drug Tests From Beijing and London Olympics
Prompted by recent revelations about doping, the IOC have undertaken a second wave of reanalysis for the 2008 and 2012 Games which has thrown up 45 additional failed tests.
Athletes are asking if it's time for the Olympics and Paralympics to merge. We spoke to competitors on both sides to gauge their feeling on the debate.
"They're just healthy people in tracksuits to me."
And the teenage Russian gymnast's sad, sad eyes.