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July 02, 1984

Trials and Jubilation

Out of nine days, in which by harsh necessity exultation combined with despair, came the U.S. Olympic track team

Nov. 05, 1984

Somebody Up There May Be Listening

After three straight defeats the beleaguered—but very determined—Gerry Faust of Notre Dame got a big win at LSU

Aug. 20, 1984

Triumph and Tragedy in Los Angeles

Epitomizing victory was Carl Lewis with four gold medals. In stark contrast was Mary Decker

Dec. 26, 1983

She Runs And We Are Lifted

What a glorious conceit it is to pick a Sportsman of the Year. Can anyone really study the ranks of different champions and record setters and ...

Aug. 22, 1983

Putting It All on the Line

Mary Decker won two golds and Carl Lewis three in track and field's magnificent first World Championships ever

July 26, 1982

It Was Just Another Mary Chase

Mary Decker Tabb celebrated her homecoming by entering a 10,000—and set her seventh world record of 1982

Aug. 06, 1984

Hey, Russia, It's a Heck of a Party

The L.A. Olympics are here, too. Despite the boycott they got off to a rousing start, thanks to athletes like these rollicking Americans

Aug. 11, 1980

How's This, Mrs. Mullory?

Sebastian Coe, recipient of a cabled reproach after the 800, outkicked Steve Ovett (279) in the 1,500

July 07, 1980

Trying Hard to Go Nowhere

The Olympic Track and Field Trials led to a dead end, not to the Games in Moscow. Nevertheless, competitors like winning vaulter Tom Hintnaus gave golden performances

March 31, 1980


If there was any doubt about President Carter's resolve to boycott the Olympics, it was dispelled at a White House meeting with athletes.

Nov. 12, 2012

First Steps Matter

What a race—and other diversions—can and should mean in the wake of disaster

Aug. 06, 1990


"To start with the balance beam, that is like a ditch, a hell," U.S. women's gymnastics coach Bela Karolyi said last Friday after his team drew the ...

Sept. 19, 1994


The imperative of Carl Lewis's chosen race, the 100-meter dash, is simply the imperative of his life. A tall, long-levered man, Lewis must always ...

July 18, 1984


To world champion Daley Thompson of England, the decathlon is an event of such beauty that he gladly gives all his considerable speed, ...

Jan. 30, 1984

Strength Is Her Strength

Jarmila Kratochvilova was an easy winner in her U.S. debut, but only in practice was her full power evident

July 26, 1982

To Baffle And Amaze

In 1979 Bill Walsh brought his iconoclastic, unpredictable and wide-open brand of football to the lowly San Francisco 49ers. Three seasons later they were Super Bowl champions

July 04, 1983

Preview Of Coming Attractions

A world record and three U.S. bests highlighted the first competition on the L.A. Coliseum's new Olympic track

Feb. 10, 1982

Alone amid the throng

There were two great world records set in 1981. Sebastian Coe ran 1:41.72 for 800 meters and Alberto Salazar did 2:08:13 for the marathon.