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London 2012 Olympics


Great Debate: Artificial legs unfair advantage?

By On August 7, 2012

When South African sprint runner Oscar Pistorius qualified for the London 2012 Olympics, this debate had already started. The 25-year-old double amputee — known around the world as Blade Runner — finished an impressive… Read More


I wanted to be Mary Lou

By On July 30, 2012

I know exactly what I was doing in the summer of 1984. I was glued to the family’s Toshiba, watching the Olympics in Los Angeles. Specifically, women’s gymnastics. Like most of America,… Read More