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Brian Oldfield, Shot-Putter SEPTEMBER 1, 1975
From the mid-1970s through the early '80s Brian Oldfield was one of the world's best shot-putters, strong enough to heave a then American ...
coming on strong
"When God invented man," says Brian Oldfield, "He wanted him to look like me." However it came about, he's some piece of work. World-record holder in the ...
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
Hi, do you remember me?
In 1975 I put the shot farther than anyone ever has. But I never made the record books. Now I've got a chance. I'm B...R...I...A...N O...L...D...
The 1984 Olympics
By being less than promised, the L.A. Games are just living up to Olympic tradition. Still, they should be a spectacle worthy even of their host city
A BIGGIE OF A MEET AT MAC AND AL'S
Oh, true, that blithe spirit, Brian Oldfield, did almost skull a fellow competitor with a 16-pound shot, but that was an accident, and he did playfully ...
A LONG SHOT RIGHT ON TARGET
He trains with an extraordinary group of weightmen who live in and around San Jose—pro Brian Oldfield, who is preparing for the TV Superstars competition; ...
They Showed The Way In San Jose
On the straight and hanging a left, Carl Lewis put the pedal to the medal as Brian Oldfield got off one humongous heave
Together at Center Stage
Score '1' for Magic Johnson in his duel with Larry Bird as L.A. stunned Boston in the opener of the Finals