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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
It Took Courage for Billy Payne to Pursue the 1996 Summer Olympics for Atlanta, and It Will Take All of His Religious Fervor to Pull Them Off
A Few Pieces of Silver
Robbed of gold medals in Munich, the '72 U.S. Olympic basketball team will not betray its principles for...
The Golden Goal
The U.S. went bonkers when Mike Eruzione's shot beat Vladimir Myshkin for the winning goal as America's Team stunned the once invincible Soviets en route to the Olympic title
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
Hooray for the Red, White, Black and Blue!
Bobby Knight invited his Olympic basketball team's NBA opponents to get physical, and they gleefully obliged, but it was the kids who got the victories
The Mourning Anchor
Bryant Gumbel, NBC's Olympic host, is alone at the top—all alone with the memory of his father
Bet on Eric and Beth
It has been a secret for months: the 1980 U.S. Olympic speed skating uniforms will be gold. What a morale raiser and motivator, what a ...
In late May, Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson traveled to the Caribbean island of St. Kitts to be treated by his doctor, Jamie Astaphan. Ten days before, he had aggravated a pulled left hamstring, an injury that could ruin his gold medal chances at the Seoul Olympics. Astaphan administered a variety of therapies during the next 10 days. On Tuesday two sources told SPORTS ILLUSTRATED that Astaphan also injected Johnson with anabolic steroids.