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 story of Bob Beamon, his sensational long jump world record and my own failure to emulate him, 25 years later.
It takes a great amount of talent and determination to earn a gold medal in your sport, and a spot in Olympic history. And that is exactly what these eight Olympic greats have done.
The Olympic motto of “Faster, Higher, Stronger” has sometimes encompassed events that might surprise you.
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.
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.
Billions are spent building brand-new, state-of-the-art venues for the Olympics. But what happens after the Games leave? A sad trend these days is to simply abandon them to decay and rot.
Meet the five athletes, as well as the three alternates, who comprise the 2016 USA Women's Olympics Gymnastics Team. Read interesting personal information on each woman, such as athletic expertise, hometown, age, height, and more.
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.
Jesse Owens was the star athlete of the 1936 Berlin "Nazi" Olympic Games. A four-time gold medalist, he is one of the most celebrated U.S. track and field athletes in history.
Murray corrected the reporter: "Venus and Serena [Williams] have won about four [gold medals] each." It's always nice to see someone remind people to check their facts.
During the Olympic Games, people see the fastest and strongest athletes earn gold, silver, and bronze medals. But how much do you know about the medals themselves?
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!
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.