The story of Bob Beamon, his sensational long jump world record and my own failure to emulate him, twenty-five years later.
Wilma Rudolph suffered childhood illnesses including polio. She overcame all of them to win gold medals at the summer Olympics. Wilma Rudolph held the title of the fastest female in the world.
Billions are spend 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.
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.
When Thorpe and Tewanima returned home they were given a fantastic reception by the citizens of Carlisle. There was a parade in their honor where they were welcomed by their fellow students, a public meeting was held with addresses delivered by prominent people of Carlisle, athletic games, a huge dinner given by the Elks Club, fireworks at the school and another reception at the school's gymnasium where about one thousand people came to see the Athlete of the Century.
The Olympic motto of “Faster - Higher – Stronger” is sometimes stretched to include “sports” that meet none of those challenges
Meet the five athletes 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 Winter Olympics in Sochi this 2014 has finally arrived! This guide will cover 10 amazing facts about the Winter Olympics and everything you need to know about the Winter Olympics as well as some cool facts and figures...
During the Olympic Games, people see the fastest and strongest athletes earn gold, silver, and bronze medals. However, many don't know interesting details about the medals.
As humans we have a natural inclination to be better than others. Running is no exception to this. In this article we take a look at who are the top five fastest runners of all time...
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.