Cathy Freeman’s Iconic Sydney 2000 Athletics Suit | Fashion Behind the Games

Well, this is the year 2000. Many things happened that year. Amazing things. Unbelievable things. Like this one: The Y2K bug. Yeah, that year. Once again, the world thought that the end was near. Really near. It involved computers malfunctioning, and a nerdy plot that freaks out a lot of people. And, yep, you guessed […]

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Manuela Di Centa: An Italian Ski-Legend claims 5 medals in Lillehammer | Legends Live on

What Manuela achieved at Lillehammer was incredible and perhaps unrepeatable. I wouldn’t have achieved it if I had not believed since I was a child, that girls like me who love cross-country skiing, could achieve great things in sport. Following Lillehammer, Manuela has left a historic and indelible mark as an athlete and as a […]

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Argentina scores Football perfection In Athens | The Olympics On The Record

Argentina was among the founding members of the International Olympic Committee, and sent a team to Paris in 1900, the second Olympic Games of the modern era. But it wasn’t until 1924 that Argentinian athletes first tasted Olympic Gold. That came in the sport of polo, long since dropped from the Olympic programme. Argentinians won […]

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Closer than a Photo-finish – The Love Story of Nicola & Reto | A Game For Two

My name is Nicola Spirig and I won the gold medal at the Olympics in London and the silver medal at the Olympics in Rio four years later. I’m Reto Hug, European champion, twice World Champion and three times part of the Olympic games. My first competition was outside of school, I was 16 and, […]

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Closer than a Photo-finish – The Love Story of Nicola & Reto | A Game For Two

My name is Nicola Spirig and I won the gold medal at the Olympics in London and the silver medal at the Olympics in Rio four years later. I’m Reto Hug, European champion, twice World Champion and three times part of the Olympic games. My first competition was outside of school, I was 16 and, […]

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First Pro Trans Athlete Faces A Crossroads After Coming Out Publicly | Identify

(IN 2016, THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE RULED (THAT TRANSGENDER ATHLETES COULD COMPETE (WITHOUT UNDERGOING SURGERY.) (THIS POLICY MADE HISTORY IN THE SPORTS WORLD, WELCOMING (A NEW GENERATION OF ATHLETES INTO THE OLYMPIC FAMILY.) (HARRISON BROWNE IS THE FIRST PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE (IN TEAM SPORTS IN NORTH AMERICA (TO COME OUT PUBLICLY AS TRANSGENDER.) (HE HAS RECENTLY […]

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The Spanish Rhythmic Gymnastics team that won the world | Legends Live On

You train for hours and years for a competition, and in two minutes, you have to show them everything. I was programmed for competition. There’s no second chance in rhythmic gymnastics. It is now or forever. If they dropped a club, a hoop, it was over. The hoop exercise was really hard. Yes, the hoops […]

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Michael Johnson and his Iconic Golden Spikes | Fashion Behind the Game

(FASHION MOMENT – MICHAEL JOHNSON) This is the year 1996. Wait a minute. 1996 was a leap year. You know, in a leap year all kinds of crazy things can happen. Let’s see, a super computer named Deep Blue defeats a human for the first time in history. The most bizarre phenomenon of all times […]

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Basketball vs Trampoline Gymnastics – Can They Switch Sports? | Sports Swap Challenge

I’m Kat Driscoll, I’m British and I’m a trampoline gymnast. Well, Driscoll has done well. I love the feeling of flying, defying gravity. I love that challenge. This girl’s going to take some catching. I said to my dad I’d be an Olympian. It’s probably the proudest moment of my life. Emmeline Ndongue, French, basketball. […]

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Badminton Puts Smiles Back on Syrian Refugee Children’s Faces | Camps to Champs

My name is Mustafa Awad. I am from Syria. Sport means a lot to me. It’s everything to me. It means everything in my life, especially badminton. Because I grew up playing it. (CAMPS TO CHAMPS) (THE POWER OF SPORT FOR THE DISPLACED) (ELEONAS REFUGEE CAMP, ATHENS) (ELEONAS IS A GOVERNMENT-RUN CAMP (HOUSING AROUND 2,000 […]

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