How Much Are Olympic Medals Actually Worth?

Let's say you're among best in the world at some bizarre sport that only gets attention every four years. You can't make money doing it for a living, and eventually you fall on hard times. At the end of your rope, you go to a pawn shop to sell your most treasured possession: your Olympic medal. How much would you get… » 7/30/12 11:30am 7/30/12 11:30am

Iranian Olympian Comes Down With Mysterious Infection To Avoid Facing…

For 33 years, Iranian athletes have forfeited or withdrawn to avoid matching up against Israeli athletes in international competition. It was all supposed to change in London. Earlier this week, Bahram Afsharzadeh, the head of Iran's Olympic committee, said "we will be truthful to sport. We just follow the… » 7/27/12 6:20pm 7/27/12 6:20pm