In the November issue of ESSENCE, we spoke with Gabby Douglas about life after the Olympics.
"If you have this dream, just go out there and don’t be scared," the Olympic star tells ESSENCE.com.
The Women's Sports Foundation honored the gold medalist last night in New York City.
ESSENCE salutes the African-American athletes who triumphed at the London Games.
"By the time I got the stick, it was basically a victory lap," said Sanya Richards-Ross.
The Olympic gold medal winner is taking you behind the scenes of her busy schedule.
"It feels surreal," said Tianna Madison. "We really came together and made it happen."
Claressa Shields says she will wear her gold medal everyday for the first year.
Meet the impressive roster of chiseled champs who will vie for top honors in London at the 2012 Olympic Games.
Record-breaking performances from the 2012 Olympic track and field games.
"You might as well just stop talking about it," the gold medalist says to critics of her hair.
Demetria Lucas tells why Serena William's Olympic victory dance wasn't that deep.
Cullen Jones wins a silver medal in the men’s 50-meter freestyle race.
"The Flying Squirrel" is America's newest sweetheart and stands to earn millions in the years to come.
Serena Williams becomes second woman to ever win a career Golden Slam.
Are you dying to know how Gabby Douglas performed today in London? Click to find out!
Hours after winning the Olympic gold medal, Gabby Douglas receives a special phone call.
Take a look at Gabby Douglas' Olympic journey in London.
The 2012 Olympian says she's been teased all her life about her unique name.
Olympian Sanya Richards-Ross and her husband, NFL cornerback Aaron Ross, open up about their marriage and their unbreakable bond.
Natalie Hawkins shares what it's like to raise an Olympian.
With the 2012 Summer Olympics kicking off tomorrow, there's so much to look forward to.
The basketball star on why this year's Olympics will be must-see TV.
Those criticizing Gabby Douglas' hair should rethink what's more important, superficial beauty or talent.
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