So you didn't qualify for the London Olympics this year. It's OK. We didn't either. But if you read this list and start working on these factors pronto, you might be ready for Sochi in 2014.
The cost of hosting the Olympic Games has risen astronomically, but some cities are willing to foot the bill in exchange for increased tourism and better infrastructure. But what happens when it doesn't pay off? Here are 10 cautionary tales. See more »
There are loads of sports in the Summer Olympic Games, although the number varies slightly from year to year. And with all those events, it can be hard to keep up when experienced commentators start rattling off jargon a mile a minute as they get caught up in the excitement. See how well you can follow their commentaries. See more »