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  1. Happy Birthday, Girl Scouts!


    On this day in 1912, Juliette Gordon Low gathered a group of girls in Savannah, Ga., and formed the first troop of what is today known as the Girl Scouts. Low, an avid swimmer, rower and tennis player, and her troop went on hiking and camping trips, ...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  2. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Billie Jean King to closing ceremony as Pr...

    Billie Jean King, who couldn't attend the opening of the Sochi Olympics in Russia because of her mother's illness will be a member of President Barack Obama's official delegation to the Games' closing ceremony.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2014
  3. 40 greatest female athletes: Bonnie Blair


    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. When Bonnie Blair made her Olympic debut in 1984, at age 19, the East Germans ruled the sport, and they continued their dominance in Sa...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  4. Apolo Anton Ohno wins bronze in 1,000 short track speedskating

    With a late move from last place after nearly tumbling over, Apolo Anton Ohno won bronze in the 1,000-meter short track final, breaking a tie with Bonnie Blair as the winningest U.S. Winter Olympian.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2010
  5. 2010 Winter Games -- Most decorated? Apolo Ohno's tarnished trimm...

    Jim Caple

    Apolo Ohno is one medal away from becoming the most decorated American Winter Olympic athlete of all time. But when you compare his accomplishments to those of the legends, he falls short.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2010
  6. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Apolo Ohno ties Bonnie Blair's medal reco...

    Howard Bryant

    Apolo Anton Ohno became the most decorated American male winter Olympian on Saturday, after winning his sixth medal -- a silver in the 1,500 meter -- in style, writes Howard Bryant.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2010
  7. 2010 Vancouver Olympics: Apolo Anton Ohno's 6th career medal ties...

    With a great inside move, Apolo Anton Ohno advanced to the short-track 1,500-meter final, moving closer to tying Bonnie Blair as the most decorated U.S. Winter Olympian.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2010
  8. Olympian Blair: U.S. speedskating could win 12 medals

    Five-time gold medalist Bonnie Blair believes the U.S. Olympic speedskating team could win as many as a dozen medals at the 2006 Winter Games in Turin, Italy.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2005
  9. Evans, Biondi also dive in

    Janet Evans and Jackie Joyner-Kersee headline the first U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame class since 1992.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2004
  10. Garbrecht-Enfeldt and Wotherspoon rule the ice

    Bonnie Blair

    Monique Garbrecht-Enfeldt and Jeremy Wotherspoon dominated the field at the World Sprint Speed Skating Championships.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2003
  11. Bonnie Blair wins second gold in 500 meters

    Phillip Lee

    Speed skater Bonnie Blair wins her second Olympic gold medal in the 500 meters (40.33 seconds) in Albertville.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 21, 2002
  12. Blair marches to record fifth gold medal

    Fred W. Kiger

    Bonnie Blair won her record fifth gold medal in convincing fashion.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 20, 2002
  13. 'It's like she was born on ice'

    Jeff Merron and Eric Neel

    In Bonnie Blair's mind, the most important race of her Olympic career came in Calgary in 1988. She set a world record and beat East German favorite Christa Rothenburger in the 500 meters that year, and from that moment on, Blair knew she could race w...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 08, 2002
  14. Blair sees a sprint for medals by U.S. skaters

    U.S. skaters looking sharp in sprint events, which were six-time medalist Bonnie Blair's specialty.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2001
  15. Women of Wide World: Bonnie Blair

    Born into a family of speed skaters, Bonnie Blair was the best, winning five Olympic gold medals before retiring after the 1994 Games. No woman had ever won consecutive 500-meter speed-skating championships at the Olympics before Blair won three str...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 24, 2001
  16. Bonnie Blair shatters own world record

    Larry Schwartz

    Bonnie Blair breaks her own world record in the 500 meters, winning in 38.69 seconds in Calgary.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 08, 2001