We’re looking forward to the Olympics, are you?
To keep our readers informed about the Olympics, we’re pleased to announce we have launched a special section devoted to coverage of the 2012 London Olympics. You can visit it here.
For your viewing pleasure, see how TIME has covered Olympics in the past here.
The last time the Olympics were in London was 1948, when TIME featured American track star Mel Patton its cover subject. His sprinting prowess as a student U.S.C., and his unofficial world record of running 100 meters in 9.3 seconds, had earned him the nickname of “world’s fastest human.”