All Kenny Moore Stories
Putting It All on the Line
Mary Decker won two golds and Carl Lewis three in track and field's magnificent first World Championships ever
Arkansas track coach John McDonnell also runs beef cattle on a 1500-acre spread beside Grand Lake o' the Cherokees in Oklahoma, about ...
First Steps Matter
What a race—and other diversions—can and should mean in the wake of disaster
The Marathon's Maine Woman
Down East runner Joan Benoit strode into downtown Beantown with a stunning world best—2:22:42
Alone amid the throng
There were two great world records set in 1981. Sebastian Coe ran 1:41.72 for 800 meters and Alberto Salazar did 2:08:13 for the marathon.
Concentrate on the Chrysanthemums
The marathon is never a bed of roses, but in Japan the contemplation of floral displays wonderfully calms the jitters. To soothe your feet, try vodka
Without peer with a spear
Unheralded Tom Petranoff shattered the world javelin record by 9'10"
POSSESSED OF A CERTAIN PRIDE
The family of José and Marta Salazar can be traced to the Roman Empire: Now their son is making history, too.
Splendor And Agony In Helsinki
As the first World Championships in track and field began, there was victory for some, but for others grievous injury
The Good Fight—For 102 Years
Born a century ago, Fred Moore has partaken joyously of what life and sport have offered, and like a good athlete he has always gotten up after a knockdown. His grandson, the marathoner, tells his story
Fast Finish To A Long Summer
Sydney Maree had struggled since June, but at Cologne he finally let go—and broke the world 1,500 mark
THE LATEST IN A LONG LINE
Finland, Known for its male javelin throwers, now has a female champion in Tiina Lillak, who brings to her event a balance of strength and ...
Vaulting to the height of confusion
The heralded Billy, Sergei & Joe show laid an egg at the Millrose
Up And Out, Up And Away—And Upset
Carl Lewis won the long jump and the 100 at the nationals, but then he faltered in the 200
In Sum, It Was Just What He Wanted
Daley Thompson's decathlon score totaled up to 8,707 points, which was more than enough to surpass the world record
Flying Far And Fast For A Fabulous Triple
Sprinter-long jumper Carl Lewis became the first three-way winner since 1886 at the U.S. track and field championships