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Bolt’s Greatest Miracle

Bolt’s Greatest Miracle

One hundredth of a second, that’s all that separated Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin in one of the most anticipated races in athletics history.

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1960 Olympics: Popularity Boom

1960 Olympics: Popularity Boom

Held between August 25th and September 11th, the 1960 Olympics saw the biggest installment of the games yet as the Olympiad continued to explode in popularity.

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1956 Olympics: Sport Down Under

1956 Olympics: Sport Down Under

Held between November 22nd and December 8th, the 1956 Olympics saw the summer games hosted in its most southerly ever city.

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1952 Olympics: World Records Galore

1952 Olympics: World Records Galore

Held between July 19th and August 3rd, the 1952 Olympics saw the summer games hosted in its most Northerly ever city.

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Top 10 Fastest 200m Runners

Top 10 Fastest 200m Runners

After evaluating the top 10 100m runners of all time in May, YJA’s Senior Sports Correspondent Kobe turns his attention to the second shortest outdoor sprint event, the 200m.

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1948 Olympics: ‘The Austerity Games’

1948 Olympics: ‘The Austerity Games’

Held between July 29th and August 14th, the Olympic games returned after a 12-year hiatus and the guns fell silent on the planet’s bloodiest ever conflict three years previously.

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1936 Olympics: Owens’ Golden Moment

1936 Olympics: Owens’ Golden Moment

Held between August 1st and 16th, the tenth games of the Olympiad will always be remembered for its tragic intoxication with the German Nazi regime.

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Top 10 Fastest 100m Runners

Top 10 Fastest 100m Runners

Here’s the list of the fastest ever 100m runners ranked by their personal bests by YJA’s Senior Sports Correspondent Kobe.

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1932 Olympics: Return to America

1932 Olympics: Return to America

Held between July 30th and August 14th, the 1932 Olympics marked the return of the games to America after a 28-year spell in Europe.

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1928 Olympics: History and progression

1928 Olympics: History and progression

1928 Summer Olympics Host: Amsterdam, the Netherlands Medal table winner: United States of America  Held between July 28th and August 12th, the Amsterdam games saw the first to adopt the now standardized 16-day length of competition. The Dutch capital defeated Los Angeles, who would host the next Olympiad, to win the rights to host after […]