The Modern Olympics have been going strong since 1896, so there is no shortage of stories about Olympians or Olympics past. Here are a few I wrote about in 2017.
- The Most Dominant Judoka Yasuhiro Yamashita Part 2: The Dam of Stoicism Breaks
- Eleanor Holm Part 2: Avery Brundage’s Bane at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
- Star Wars Trivia: Luke, who’s yo daddy? David, James or Bob?
- The Effortless and Legendary Life of Johnny Weissmuller Part 3: Weissmuller’s Own Birther Conspiracy
- Dr. Benjamin Spock, The Baby Doctor and Olympic Champion
- The 1968 Mexico City Olympics Logo Design: A Symbol of Peace and Protest
- Discus Champ and Maverick Mac Wilkins Part 1: I Did it My Way
- The 1924 Olympic Rugby Finals – Americans in Paris Most Unwelcome
- Irena Kirszenstein Szewińska: One of the 20th Century’s Greatest Women Track Stars