London 2012 was an Olympics to remember - with broken records and broken dreams, pageantry and silliness, speed and grace, and love and humor. The Wall Street Journal captured it all, eloquently and wittily. This e-book offers the best of that coverage, chosen by the Journal's editors, and including articles, photos and video highlights.
You'll read about Michael Phelps's near fall and rise and Great Britain's euphoria over hosting the Games; about the infamous badminton scandal and why the world can't help but love its fastest man; about the role of junk food in Olympic training and the obstacles placed before married athletes hoping to sleep in the same bed. Relive these stories and many more from the 2012 Summer Olympics, collected in "The London Gold Rush."