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Ralph Metcalfe, best sprinter of the early '30s, won everything but the race that really counted
He Can Run, But He Can't Hide
The Bears' Walter Payton has trained prodigiously for the new season, but will probably take the same old pounding
FACES OF THE GAMES
Mark Witherspoon was one of the favorites for gold in the 100-meter dash. He looked the part when he won his quarterfinal heat in 10.19. But in ...
THE OLYMPIC ULTIMATUM
For more than two weeks the President of the United States had restrained himself, hoping in vain for some sign that the Soviet Union would ...
Since 1896, the U.S. has sent more than 9,000 athletes to the Winter and Summer Games. As illustrated by this map, which breaks down where those competitors were born by county per capita, every state has made a measurable contribution
The fate of New Orleans's NFL team took a backseat to scenes of despair
THE GHOST OF BERLIN FIFTY YEARS AGO, LENI RIEFENSTAHL DIRECTED A BRILLIANT FILM ABOUT THE OLYMPICS, BUT HER ASSOCIATION WITH ADOLF HITLER HAS SHADOWED HER LIFE
THE GHOST OF BERLIN FIFTY YEARS AGO, LENI RIEFENSTAHL DIRECTED A BRILLIANT FILM ABOUT THE OLYMPICS, BUT HER ...
GRAND OPENING A ROUSING SEND-OFF AT OLYMPIC STADIUM REMINDS U.S. ATHLETES THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME
If you can overlook the bumper stickers that read DON'T BLAMEME, I VOTED FOR ATHENS; if you can regard these Olympics assomething ...
The World Is Waiting
One year from the start of the 2016 Olympics, host Rio de Janeiro is pleased with its progress, but even as its scenic splendor and irrepressible spirit command attention, the city still has obstacles to overcome