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Bearing no burden

Brazilian marathon runner Vanderlei de Lima carries no ill will to the man who disrupted his greatest moment at the 2004 Athens Games.

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The Crowning of American Pharoah

After 37 years’ worth of misses, horse racing has its worthy champion in American Pharoah. This is the story of the day he was crowned.

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Timeless Miracle

Thirty-five years after their win in Lake Placid made them legends, the 1980 US men’s Olympic hockey team returned to a hero’s welcome.

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‘I’m trying to show people what’s not impossible’

Mikaela Shiffrin is the youngest slalom gold medalist in Olympic history. But that’s just the beginning for U.S. skier.

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The tao of running

Distance running continues to grow in popularity, showing no signs of slowing as it enters what some experts call its third boom.

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The jump for the ages

A story about Bob Beamon, Carl Lewis and the man who is arguably less famous than either athlete, Mike Powell. But Powell owns the record all three want.