Montreal Olympics

July 17, 2017 0

“The Olympics can no more run a deficit than a man can have a baby” -- former Montreal mayor Jean Drapeau, after his city was…

Steve Redgrave

March 23, 2017 0

Several of the most decorated athletes in British Olympics history were born on this date. One of them is the greatest male rower in history.…

Lasse Viren

July 22, 2016 0

The 20th century produced several legendary Finnish middle and long distance runners.  The last of these “Flying Finns” was Lasse Viren. The nickname was first…

Nadia Comaneci

July 18, 2016 0

Born in Onesti, Romania—a factory town in the Carpathian Mountains—November 12, 1961, Nadia Elena Comaneci is the older of two children who lived with their…

Greg Louganis

January 29, 2016 1

Happy 56th birthday to the greatest diver of all time. Gregory Efthimios Louganis was born in El Cajon, California, on this date in 1960 to…