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Women Rule the Games

by Alexander Wolff

P. 40

The China Controversy

by S.L. Price

P. 74

Warp Speed

USAIN BOLT

Four Years Later, Golden Again

by Tim Layden

P. 46

Farewell, Michael Hello, Missy

The U.S. Dominates The Pool

by Michael Farber P. 52 and Kelli Anderson P. 60

Gabby Douglas

Better than Nadia (Says Nadia)

by Brian Cazeneuve P. 54

Lightning Strikes Twice

Bolt wins his second straight Olympic 100 meters over the fastest field ever

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ON THE COVER: PHOTOGRAPH BY SIMON BRUTY