July 28, 1980
The Moscow games, diminished though they be by the boycott, are expected to produce a dramatic 800-meter showdown between record-holder Sebastian Coe and his countryman, Steve Ovett. The SI team covers this and other...
July 21, 1980 | Craig Neff
The Olympic glass is either one-third empty or two-thirds full, depending on whether you're looking from the perspective of the boycott or from the floor of Lenin Stadium this Saturday. The 62 nations not in Moscow...
July 14, 1980 | Kenny Moore
Sebastian Coe added the 1,000 to his list of records, but just minutes later Steve Ovett snatched away Coe's mile mark
June 23, 1980 | Kenny Moore
March 13, 1980 | Kenny Moore
On a mild,
midsummer's evening, Sebastian Coe took the world record in the mile from John
Walker. The author traces the threads of motive and commitment that led to