Stories with the Tag: Olympic history

IMAGO / Karl-Heinz Stana

Top 10 Facts about Women athletes at the Olympic Winter Games.

From their inception, the 1924 Winter Games allowed women to solely compete in figure skating.
Today, some of the youngest entries are from women breaking boundaries and showcasing indisputable skill and natural talent. Discover the names and faces pushing conventions then and now.

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Oil, Afghanistan and Jimmy Carter: Remembering Moscow 1980.

Politics and sport are two entities that most of us would rather keep separate. People don’t tend to go to cricket, rugby, football or even the Olympics intending to engage in heated debate surrounding government policy. Quite the contrary: sport serves as a distraction from the seemingly endless drone of current affairs – none of which ever seems to be particularly positive.