When Muhammad Ali was criticized for refusing induction into the military, other African-American athletes stood with him at a long-forgotten press conference.
Muhammad Ali has to conquer a fear of flying and older opponents to bring back his first big title as a 1960 gold medalist at the Rome Olympics.
Cyclist Lance Armstrong, citing an “unconstitutional witch hunt,” won’t pursue a defense against doping charges by the US Anti-Doping Agency, in the latest twist in an on-going saga.
Avery Brundage was the most controversial figure in American Olympic history and its most complex, as he crossed paths with people like Jim Thorpe, Adolf Hitler, Jessie Owens and the proponents of Apartheid.
The torch will be lit later today, ushering in the Olympic Summer Games in London. For the next 16 days, millions of sports fans and non-sports fans will support the athletes of more than 200 countries as they compete in over 300 events in 26 sports from archery to wrestling. Champions will be crowned and… [Continue Reading]