Category Archives: Olympics

The Sports Archives – 1980 United States Men’s Hockey Miracle on Ice

This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA If you spoke with an American sports fan today, and said that a win in 1980 over the Soviet Union Ice Hockey team was an amazing achievement, they would not … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Story of Wilma Rudolph

Run Wilma! Run! An inspiring story about overcoming adversity. Wilma Rudolph was born in 1940 in Bethlehem, Tennessee, the second youngest of 22 siblings from her father’s two marriages. She was premature at just 4.5 pounds. She also born to … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Gymnastics Greats: Mary Lou Retton

The first American to win the all-round gymnastics medal at the Olympics, along with being one of the greatest gymnasts the country has ever produced, Mary Lou Retton will always have a special place in sports history. The 1984 Summer … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 1992 U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball Team: The Dream Team

The “Dream Team” of 1992 brought gold medal glory to the United States in the men’s basketball competition, and showed the world what kind of basketball talent resided in America. While the United States has always presented very good basketball … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Gymnastics Icons: Kerri Strug

One of the most famous and popular gymnasts the world has ever seen, Kerri Strug faced adversity head on ever since she was a child, and she always came out on top. Competing in the Atlanta Olympics back in 1996 … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – What To Do If You Suspect A Child On Your Team Is A Victim Of Abuse

What to do if you suspect a child on your team is a victim of abuse As a coach, you will be spending a lot of time with the kids on your team. Your team members look up to you … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Incredible Feats: Athletes Competing in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games

With the weather changing, and the first snows falling in many parts of the country, our attentions begin to turn to winter sports, particularly with the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang just two ski seasons away. Ski jackets are being dragged … Continue reading

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