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  1. Hungry Heiden sets world record

    Larry Schwartz

    Eric Heiden wins a record five individual gold medals in one Olympics.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 14, 2002
  2. Sisters-in-law are Golden at Olympics in Seoul

    Larry Schwartz

    Sisters-in-law Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Florence Griffith Joyner both win their second gold medals at the Olympics in Seoul: Joyner-Kersee in the long jump and Griffith Joyner in the 200 meters. Flo Jo sets a world record time of 21.34 seconds.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 27, 2001
  3. Jenner true to his word in world record style

    Larry Schwartz

    Bruce Jenner wins the Olympic gold medal in the decathlon in Montreal, setting a world record with 8,618 points.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 25, 2001
  4. Holy Moses: Edwin sets world record, wins gold

    Larry Schwartz

    Edwin Moses wins a gold medal and sets a world record (47.64 seconds) in the 400-meter hurdles at the Olympics in Montreal.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 20, 2001
  5. Thorpe the King of pentathlon, decathlon

    Larry Schwartz

    Jim Thorpe wins the decathlon at the Stockholm Olympics with a world record score of 8,412 points, beating silver medalist Hugo Wieslander of Sweden by 688 points. Thorpe is the only athlete to ever win Olympic gold in both the decathlon and pentathlon.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 11, 2001
  6. Hayes sets 100-yard dash world record

    Larry Schwartz

    Bob Hayes sets a world record in the 100-yard dash with a 9.1 clocking at the AAU national track and field championships in St. Louis.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 19, 2001
  7. Heiden wakes up to world record

    Larry Schwartz

    Despite oversleeping, Eric Heiden wins the Olympic gold medal in speed skating in the 10,000 meters in a world record time of 14 minutes, 28.13 seconds. It's his fifth gold medal in five events in Lake Placid, N.Y.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 22, 2001
  8. Winter Olympics begin in Lake Placid

    Larry Schwartz

    The third Winter Olympics open in Lake Placid, N.Y. In speed skating, Irving Jaffee wins the 5,000 meters and Jack Shea takes the 500 meters. The U.S. loses 2-1 to Canada in hockey.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 01, 2001
  9. Her Roman conquest

    Larry Schwartz

    Signature Race Sept. 2, 1960 - Wilma Rudolph was one cool competitor at the Olympics in Rome. Before her semifinal heat in the 100 meters, she actually fell asleep. Then she tied the world record of 11.3 seconds. In today's final, Rudolph got off t...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 29, 2000
  10. Powell is Beamon with joy, sets long jump record

    Larry Schwartz

    Mike Powell long jumps 29 feet, 4-1/2 inches at the World Track and Field Championships in Tokyo to break the longest-standing record in track and field, Bob Beamon's 29 2-1/2 set at the 1968 Olympics.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 24, 2001