All Merrell Noden Stories
Liz McColgan VS Elana Meyer
The showdown in the women's 10000 meters between Liz McColgan of Great Britain and Elana Meyer of South Africa should be a barnburner.
HEAVYWEIGHT FLOYD PATTERSON JUNE 4, 1956
As much as Floyd Patterson's peekaboo style of boxing baffledopponents, his ruminations on such unfighterly topics asfriendship and ...
A LESSON ON THE STRAIGHT AND NARROW
This year the Fifth Avenue mile was run on Sept. 23, the day Hurricane Hugo was supposed to blow through New York City. Everyone involved ...
SWIMMING CHAMPION MARK SPITZ SEPTEMBER 4, 1972
His splendid black mustache--a reminder to all those meticulously shorn and shaved adversaries in the pool that Mark Spitz didn't have to ...
SHOT PUT CHAMPION PARRY O'BRIEN MARCH 21, 1955
If ever an athlete proved that brains and brawn need not bestrangers, it was Parry O'Brien, whose curiosity and intelligenttinkering made him ...
MIDDLE-DISTANCE RUNNER JIM RYUN AUGUST 1, 1966
Spotting a framed copy of our Aug. 1, 1966, cover, a youngvisitor to our offices turned to her father and asked, "Why isthat man hopping on one ...
LORD OF THE WATERWAYS
One summer day in 1818, Venetians strolling along the Grand Canal were treated to an unusual sight. A stylishly dressed man leaving one of ...
Don't Count Her Out
Beset by injuries and bad luck, Mary Slaney still harbors Olympian aspirations
A New Record--By A Mile Morocco's Hicham El Guerrouj shattered the six-year-old mile mark by 1.26 seconds
As hard as it is to imagine a man running a mile in 3:43.13, theshock in Rome's Stadio Olimpico last week was not that24-year-old Hicham El ...
A BAD CASE OF THE BLAHS
There was a stirring 3,000-meter race in the USA/Mobil Indoor Track & Field Championships at Madison Square Garden two weeks ago. "There ...
A PRE-OLYMPIC FLING
Kamy Keshmiri and other hopefuls provided a glimpse of '92 at the Olympic Festival.
Man of the Century
Leroy Burrell eclipsed an absent Carl Lewis by regaining the 100-meter world record
Dave Is Top Dog Now
With Dan O'Brien out of the picture, Dave Johnson's decathlon hopes are golden
LOOKING UP DOWN UNDER
Ambition has a way of expanding under the wide blue sky of western Australia. As he looked ahead to last Saturday night's 200-meter butterfly ...
He's Off to the Races
Notre Dame football star Raghib (Rocket) Ismail is showing that he can fly without pads, too
Sub-Four at 40?
John Walker runs toward his goal: to become the first 40-year-old to break the four-minute mile
Kingdom and The Glory
After hurdling many an obstacle, Roger Kingdom hopes to win more Olympic gold and prove 1984 was no fluke