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Published Date: 8/8/2015
Esther Williams made a splash as a competitive swimmer, one who was on track for Olympic glory until the 1940 Summer Olympics were canceled in the chaos of World War II. Instead, Williams turned to the entertainment world, swimming alongside Olympic gold medalist...
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Published Date: 6/23/2015
In 1960, one runner captivated the world at the Summer Olympics in Rome...
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Published Date: 11/7/2014
For many of us, actress Dana Plato will always be Kimberly Drummond, the teenage daughter on the 1980s sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes." Before she took the part, she also had been a serious figure skater, and had to choose between trying out for the Olympics and taking the...
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Published Date: 9/21/2014
Florence Griffith Joyner was the fastest woman on Earth – and of all time. Affectionately called Flo-Jo, the track star smashed world records in the 100-meter and 200-meter races in 1988, setting records that still stand more than 25 years later. In the 1984 and 1988...
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Published Date: 9/19/2014
Smokin' Joe Frazier won a gold medal in the 1964 Olympics. Now Frazier's adopted hometown, Philadelphia, is poised to honor his memory with bronze in the form of a 9-foot statue of the boxer.
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Published Date: 3/31/2014
Track star Jesse Owens delighted the free world by winning four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany. In memory of Owens, who died March 31, 1980, we present a photo celebration of his life and legacy.
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