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The Evolution of the Early Olympics

Baron Pierre de Coubertin, an influential French aristocrat and historian, proposed a revival of the Ancient Olympic Games at a congress […]

“The Olympics? What Olympics?”

The notion that the city of Detroit might have hosted the 1968 Olympic Games raises an intriguing hypothetical possibility. The iconic […]

Sport among Jewish people in Hungary

In fact, the Hungarians had also until recently, been forced to fight for their identity and independence. Even the establishment of the […]

All Eyes on Atlanta

When the Australian swim team travelled to Atlanta, Georgia to compete at the Centennial Olympic Games in July 1996, it was hailed by the media […]

Ricardo Saprissa

Our star was born in San Salvador (El Salvador) on June 24th 1901 to Salvadorian nationalized Spanish parents (José Saprissa Llurá, businessman […]

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