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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
It wasn't small potatoes in Pocatello
A crowd of 10,480 came to Idaho's Minidome to see America's first full-fledged pro meet and was witness to three world records, the world's goofiest relay and a world-record holder racing some blinking bulbs