Wilma Rudolph suffered several childhood illnesses, including polio. She overcame all of them to win three gold medals at the Summer Olympics of 1960, earning her the title of the fastest female in the world.
Regarding some athletes' thoughtless words and deeds at the 2016 Olympics: You're at the Olympics to represent your country and display sportsmanship, not be a jerk.
At the 1912 Summer Olympic Games in Stockholm, Sweden, two Native Americans became world famous with stunning victories in track and field by taking first and second places.
The modern Olympic games capture the world's attention every two years. Unfortunately, tragic accidents and murder in the modern Olympic Games have taken the lives of some dedicated athletes.
This guide covers 11 amazing facts about the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, as well as everything you need to know about the Winter Olympics in general.
The 100-meter dash is one of the most popular and prestigious events in track and field. The winner of this event has traditionally been called the fastest person in the world. In this article, we'll take a look at the five fastest runners of all time.
In 2012, London was host to the 30th Olympic Games and the 14th Paralympic Games. These are my impressions of both events and their accompanying media coverage—a potpourri of thoughts and anecdotes.
A member of the 1920 U.S. Olympic Pistol Team was sentenced to death by electric chair. After winning a gold medal at the Games, he became involved in an extramarital affair he could not end.
Take a look at some of the history and trivia associated with the Olympic Games. Learn when the first Olympics was held (Ancient, Wenlock and Modern), what the medals are made of and the most successful athletes and countries in Olympics history...and much more!
This is the story of Bob Beamon, his sensational long jump world record and my own failure to emulate him 25 years later.