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Bob Hayes stormed through the ’64 Tokyo Games; Mel Pender’s Olympic moment came later. And then they lived very different lives.

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The two Americans ran seven lanes apart in the 1964 Olympic 100 meters. They ran on a track made of dirt and cinders, rust in color and solid underfoot, yet loose in texture, like a well-traveled country road. It would be the last Olympic track meet on a surface that wasn’t as hard as a [more]

DEEP WATER

Judo Player Jack Hatton Was On The Verge of Making His First Olympic Team When He Took His Own Life, Leaving Family and Friends Shocked and Searching for Answers.

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Judo Player Jack Hatton Was On The Verge of Making His First Olympic Team When He Took His Own Life, Leaving Family and Friends Shocked and Searching for Answers. [more]

US Olympic cyclist Catlin found dead in her home at age 23

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Olympic track cyclist Kelly Catlin, who helped the U.S. women's pursuit team win the silver medal at the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016, died Friday at her home in California. She was 23. [more]