>> Click here for Part 1. This article is written by Myles Schrag, a freelance writer based in Flagstaff, Arizona, USA. He is working with Ron
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This article is written by Myles Schrag, a freelance writer based in Flagstaff, Arizona, USA. He is working with Ron Davis and Filbert Bayi on their
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November 9, 1989. 25 Years ago today. Where were you? It doesn't really matter because what does matter is the freedom for all people. We
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John Akii-Bua (December 3, 1949 – June 20, 1997) was a Ugandan hurdler coached by famed British-born coach Malcolm Arnold. He won the 400 meter
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At the end of the 1960's, the low-altitude world records were... 100m 10.03 (4.7% worse than today) 200m 19.9H = 20.14 auto (5.0% worse than
To An Athlete Dying Young – Remembering Ivo Van Damme
I remember watching Belgium's Ivo Van Damme win a silver medal at the 1976 Montreal Summer Olympics. You see, I was there, even though I was