Who is the Oldest Olympian Ever? | Olympics on The Record

Olympians must climb a steep hill to reach a peak of physical excellence. That is why the Olympic Games are for athletes in the prime of life. But the Olympics sometimes presents athletes who are slightly… How can I put this? ..on the other side of that hill. Athletes who are, perhaps, in the late…

How Japan Changed Swimming Forever | The Olympics On The Record

In the early years of the 20th century, the United States owned Olympic swimming. Every Summer Games, the best Americans proved way too strong for their international rivals. Stars like Duke Kahanamoku and Tarzan actor Johnny Weissmuller were famous around the world. How could a smaller nation, without the tradition and the resources of the…