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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...
They've Stroked Their Way to L.A.
Three world and five American records tumbled as 43 swimmers gained Olympic berths at the U.S. trials
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
Triumph and Tragedy in Los Angeles
Epitomizing victory was Carl Lewis with four gold medals. In stark contrast was Mary Decker
The Mourning Anchor
Bryant Gumbel, NBC's Olympic host, is alone at the top—all alone with the memory of his father
How's This, Mrs. Mullory?
Sebastian Coe, recipient of a cabled reproach after the 800, outkicked Steve Ovett (279) in the 1,500