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Who Will Win What
SI's Anita Verschoth picks the winners of all 730 Olympic medals. Accompanying her choices is a photo gallery of athletes who, having endured boycotts and the ravages of time, quest for gold in a third, fourth or, in one remarkable case, fifth Summer Olympics.
The Last Iconic Baseball Card
Twenty years ago one teenager made a bet on the stardom of another teen, whose rookie card would become one of a kind. It would also signal the beginning of the end of a once-thriving industry
SEVEN MONTHS IN THE SAND SOUTH KOREA'S CHOI JONG YUL BECAME THE FIRST MAN TO WALK ACROSS THE SAHARA
Choi had justwalked the Sahara Desert, west to east. With his first step intothe Red Sea, the 38-year-old South Korean became the firstperson ...
A Hero in His Native Land Sohn Kee Chung is South Korea's most revered athlete. But when he won the marathon in 1936, he was a man without a country
HE IS 76 NOW, BUT SOHN KEE Chung still runs. At 6:30 in themorning, as the great ball of a red summer sun rises above the starktowers of ...
FOR CHUL SCHWANKE, THE ROAD FROM SOUTH KOREA HAS BEEN A LONG GAIN
But for a 7-year-old orphan, bone-weary after his flight from South Korea to the U.S., the picture brought painful memories of a mother he barely ...
The Whole Pak-age Twenty-year-old Se Ri Pak of South Korea staked a claim on the future with a victory at the LPGA Championship
When a player as young as 20-year-old Se Ri Pak wins a major, you wonder what she'll do next. Was her startling performance in the
Then All the Joy Turned To Sorrow
It was a glorious day in Vegas for Ray Mancini until he found what it had cost challenger Duk-Koo Kim
Crowned but Unrenowned
Sang Lee of the U.S. is a three-cushion king, yet few here know his game
He Got Up And...
Buster Douglas was floored by Mike Tyson in the eighth round, but then...knocked out Tyson in the 10th round to win the heavyweight crown (no matter what Don King says) in perhaps the biggest boxing upset ever
TAKE A BOW!
In the end none of the damage done to South Korea's Olympics was caused by the expected sources. No North Korean saboteurs slipped ...