Gabrielle Douglas, who walked away with the gymnastic gold at the London Olympics, is out with her first book: "Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith."
"Just looking back on this journey, it's amazing to think where I was in 2008 to where I am now," Boudia told NBC's Al Michaels. "My faith is the most important thing in my life, and this is what's brought me through this 2012 Games."
Islamist radicals have targeted two Tunisian Olympic medalists for behavior and dress considered un-Islamic, as the country that launched the Arab Spring uprisings is facing increasing challenges from religious extremists.
What happens when North Korean athletes fail to bring home the gold? ABC News reported last week that North Korea offers athletes a carrot-and-stick approach -- televisions, refrigerators and cars for winners, and labor camp sentences for losers.
In the Olympics -- and often in life -- it’s not always about a pristine performance. Sometimes it’s about picking yourself up after a painful defeat, or moving forward in spite of an initial failure.
Jacob Wukie, part of the U.S. men's archery team that won a silver medal in London, says he wants to use his new platform to share the gospel with other Olympic athletes.
Allyson Felix takes no credit for her success. She was raised to have a strong faith and came to love the Lord on her own terms as a young woman. As she strives for gold, she has not lost sight of what's most important ... striving to please the Lord.
Saudi Arabia is one of the world’s most restrictive Islamic countries -- a place where women are forbidden from driving, not to mention participating in sports of any kind. And while around the world the women’s presence at the games was largely praised as a leap forward, back home in Saudi Arabia was a different scene entirely.
Here are brief profiles of seven world-class athletes from the United States whose boldness for Christ is something to cheer about -- even if they don’t bring home a medal from the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Lopez Lomong, the Team USA runner competing in London's Summer Olympics, was one of Sudan's "lost boys," a former child soldier who spent 10 years of his life in a refugee camp.
Natalie Hawkins, the mother of Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas, found out quickly what it meant to let go. This brave single mother sent her youngest daughter, Gabby, to Des Moines, Iowa -- over 3,000 miles away from their hometown in Virginia Beach, Va. This sacrifice was all in the name of accomplishing a big Olympic dream, but it was not in vain. Gabby went on to place first in the Olympic trials, guaranteeing her the first spot on the USA women's gymnastics team. After her powerful and stellar routines, you will find Gabby and her affectionate smile giving glory to God. Go USA!
Leighton Autrey's faith-inspired painting is on display at the Olympics Art Show in London.
In a controversial move, Olympic officials will reportedly provide more than 150,000 condoms to athletes at no cost during the London 2012 Olympic Games.
While athletes compete for gold and attempt to break world records during the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games, hundreds of Christians will take the Gospel message to the streets of the British nation in pursuit of a different reward.
Despite international pressure -- including support from both U.S. presidential candidates -- the International Olympic Committee has refused to include a moment of silence at Friday's opening ceremony for Israeli athletes killed by terrorists at the games 40 years ago.
29-year-old Ryan Hall, the fastest American distance runner competing in the London Olympics, says he owes it all to his coach who has been with him every step of the way -- God.