November 13, 2006 | Brian Cazeneuve
These U.S. athletes won an Olympic medal in one sport and also competed in the Games in a distinctly different sport (i.e., not a similar combination such as beach and indoor volleyball).
February 06, 1984 | William Oscar Johnson
Bojan Krizžaj certainly isn't the first home-country athlete to be subjected to such Olympic pressure. It happens every four years. What's extraordinary is the way beleaguered local competitors have reacted: Time...
January 31, 1972 | J. Richard Munro
Sports Illustrated's six-member Winter Olympic team arrived in Japan only a few days ago, but Senior Editor Bob Ottum and his crew have been living with, and around, the '72 Olympics for more than a year now. The...
November 15, 1971 | William Johnson
Winter on Hokkaido
is not a frivolous season. Blizzards arrive continuously on the shrieking winds
that blow over the Sea of Japan, rising fully finished from the Siberian wastes
across the way, where storms are...
November 15, 1971 | Bob Ottum
There ought to be special medals just for Olympic spectators this Feb. 3 to 13. Something suitable in gold for anyone who squeezes in to see all the events; a silver number for getting a confirmed hotel reservation,...