Kobe Bryant was famous for basketball. His involvement with gymnastics was not as well known. Continue reading The Gymnastics Side of Kobe Bryant
Few Olympic bids seemed more unlikely to win than Atlanta-1996, but to the surprise of everyone, it did. Continue reading The Bizarre Backstory to Atlanta Winning the 1996 Olympics
German Empire, East Germany, West Germany. What happened to the Olympic medals of all these countries? Continue reading How Should Germany's Olympic Medals be Counted?
The dominant high jumper who is quickly becoming a modern day Mostepanova. Continue reading The Russian High Jumper Everyone Should Root For
A recent story in figure skating leaves lessons we should all learn from. Continue reading Some Thoughts on Sexual Misconduct in Sports
To give context to the significance of the 1952 Soviet WAG team having two Jewish gymnasts, I discuss the history of anti-Semitism in the USSR in 1952. Continue reading The 1952 Soviet Team and Anti-Semitism
Unified Team, Olympic Athlete From Russia, Refugee Olympic Team, and more. I recap the history of Olympians comping under the Olympic flag. Continue reading The History of Olympians Competing Under the Olympic Flag