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  1. Olympic Sports

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    Complete coverage of the Olympic Summer and Winter Games and all Olympic sports.

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  2. 'The Other Dream Team' poster is released

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    MOVIE SYNOPSIS: After leading the USSR to a gold medal (and victory over the United States) at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, Sarunas Marciulionis and Arvydas Sabonis were poster boys for their oppressor's sports machine. Four year later, after the fall...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  3. 40 greatest female athletes: Florence Griffith-Joyner

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    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. Florence Griffith-Joyner was stylish, graceful and faster than any woman in history. In the summer of 1988, the No. 12 woman in ESPN...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
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  5. This Day In Sports: Carl Lewis Goes Gold

    AP Photo/Dave Tenenbaum Carl Lewis - always a patriot. August 11, 1984: Carl Lewis wins his fourth gold medal of the 1984 Olympic Games when the United States team wins the 400-meter relay. It was the cap to Lewis' first Olympics appearance that...

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  6. This Day In Sports: Jackie Joyner-Kersee Finishes On Top Of The W...

    Andy Lyons /Allsport "This event would be a lot easier without all theses hurdles in the way. Get it? Hurdles. It's an old track joke ... ." Aug. 2, 1992: Jackie Joyner-Kersee is known as one of the world's all-time greatest athletes, a distincti...

    Blog | August 02, 2010
  7. Prokurorov, 1988 Olympic gold medalist in cross-country skiing, d...

    Alexi Prokurorov, a Russian cross country skier who won a gold medal at the 1988 Olympics, died Friday after he was hit by a car while crossing a road. He was 44.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2008
  8. Former U.S. keeper Vanole dies suddenly at 43

    David Vanole, a goalkeeper who started for the United States at the 1988 Olympics and helped the Americans qualify for the 1990 World Cup, has died. He was 43.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2007
  9. Book details Bonds' steroid regimen

    Beginning in 1998 with injections in his buttocks of Winstrol, the same steroid used in the 1988 Olympics by Ben Johnson and last year by Rafael Palmeiro, Barry Bonds allegedly took a wide array of performance-enhancing drugs, including human growth hormo

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2006
  10. Ice dancing costumes a sports oddity

    Jim Caple

    All the other athletes at the Olympics compete in uniforms that bear the emblem of their nations. But not figure skating.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2006
  11. Gomelsky's team upset U.S. in 1988 Olympics

    Aleksandr Gomelsky, the Soviet Union basketball coach who ended the 21-game winning streak of the United States at the 1988 Olympics, died Tuesday.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 16, 2005
  12. Phipps returns to Summer Games after 16 years

    Phipps last participated in the 1988 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2004
  13. Brians battle for skating supremacy

    Phil Lee

    The 1988 men's figure skating competition was a battle of Brians.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 01, 2002
  14. Jansen skated 1988 Olympics for sister Jane

    Lisette Hilton

    More info on Dan Jansen

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 24, 2002
  15. Witt ruffles feathers, wins second straight gold

    Phillip Lee

    Katarina Witt ruffled some feathers with her attire for the 1988 Olympics in Calgary. In the end, she'd add another feather in her cap by winning her second straight Olympic gold medal.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 22, 2002
  16. Jackie Joyner-Kersee Turns 52

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    Happy birthday, Jackie Joyner-Kersee! The legendary track and field star turns 52 today. Joyner-Kersee won six Olympic medals (three gold, one silver, two bronze) in the heptathlon and long jump in four Olympic Games (1984, 1988, 1992 and 1996). At t...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  17. Figure skating champ Brian Boitano says he's gay

    Olympic figure skating champion Brian Boitano came out Thursday, two days after he was named to the U.S. delegation for Sochi along with openly gay athletes Billie Jean King and Caitlin Cahow.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  18. Happy birthday, Katarina Witt!

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    Happy birthday, Katarina Witt! The iconic figure skater turns 48 today. The two-time Olympic gold medalist (1984, 1988), four-time world champion (1984, 1985, 1987, 1988) and six-time European champion (1983-1988) is one of the most decorated skaters...

    Blog | December 03, 2013