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  • News | Atlanta 1996

    Valiant gymnast Strug takes one for the team

    Olympic glory is not always about smooth success. It’s also about grit, determination and a refusal to bow to setbacks. And sometimes that means dealing with both mental and physical pain. The USA’s Kerri Strug was a key member of the American gymnastics team which went to Atlanta 1996 in pursuit of the country’s first ever gold medal in the sport.
    23 Jul 1996 | Atlanta 1996, Olympic News, Artistic Gymnastics
  • News | Barcelona 1992

    USA Men’s 4x100m

    Nobody does it better
    07 Sep 1992 | Barcelona 1992, Athletics, 4x100m relay, Men, United States of America, LEWIS, Carl, MITCHELL, Dennis
  • News | Barcelona 1992

    Living the American Dream

    The Dream Team
    09 Aug 1992 | Barcelona 1992, Basketball, United States of America
  • News | Calgary 1988

    Bobsleigh - Cool runnings in Calgary

    The achievements of the Jamaican bobsleigh team in Calgary cannot be measured in times or medals. The quartet from the Caribbean island came nowhere near to the podium and yet their endeavours earned international admiration and global fame, even inspiring a movie
    27 Feb 1988 | Calgary 1988, Bobsleigh, Jamaica, Olympic News
  • News | Los Angeles 1984

    Karppinen completes sculling hat-trick

    Few rivalries in the history of the Olympic Games illustrate the fine line between greatness and merely being great than that of Finn Pertti Karppinen and Germany’s Peter Michael Kolbe.
    05 Aug 1984 | Los Angeles 1984
  • News | Los Angeles 1984

    Lewis matches Owens’ feat with gold rush

    When Carl Lewis was a little child, he and his sister played in the long jump sandpit as his parents coached the older athletes.
    04 Aug 1984 | Los Angeles 1984
  • News | Los Angeles 1984

    Masala grabs last-gasp modern pentathlon gold

    When organisers of the Olympic modern pentathlon changed the format of the event for the 1984 Games in Los Angeles, they could scarcely have anticipated the dramatic finale it would conjure up.
    01 Aug 1984 | Los Angeles 1984
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