History of The 1936 Olympic Games | Hitler’s Olympics

Well, of course you don’t remember, unless you are over 80. But he did! Adolf Hitler was no sport’s fan, after-all he was really just an art school failure turned writer. But Propaganda Minister and ancient vampire Joseph Goebbels convinced him that the 1936 Olympics were the best way to show the new Nazi Germany…

Michael Phelps’ Secret Olympic Medals Location

We’re all very proud of you.>>Thank you. >>So thank you. Really, what a representation you are for us.>>So it was a fun 20 years, it was crazy. Everything started with a dream of being an olympic champion. And being able to have that first opportunity in ’04, and just building from there, they just kept…

The Race That Changed Olympic Swimming | Strangest Moments

“Faster, Higher, Stronger” – the unimpeachable motto of the Olympic Games. Yet for Lance Larson, a 20-year-old American swimmer at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome, being fastest didn’t necessarily translate into gold. The story of why that was so remains one of the most controversial in Olympic Games history because, in 1960, for all…