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The History Makers     View
Contains biographies of African-Americans from a variety of different sports including small personal profiles, substantial biographical information, and hypertext links to timeline information.

Olympic History     View
This site features images from the Olympics from 1896 through 1996. Access these historic photos using the timeline. From the Musarium. Note: Linked material on the menu is not available.

Althea Gibson     View
This is the official website for Althea Gibson, who "overcame unbelievable odds to achieve international acclaim and success ... in both amateur tennis and professional golf." Gibson, who died in 2003 at the age of 76, was "the first A ...

Black History Month: Ashe's Activism Helped Mold the Future     View
Series of articles about tennis player Arthur Ashe, who "become the first African-American man to win tennis' most hallowed trophy, Wimbledon, in 1975." Discusses Ashe's tennis career and victories and his involvement in other causes, inclu ...

Olympic Games Medallists     View
Lists of medal winners for summer and winter Olympics, sorted by event. Includes some notes about the introduction of specific sports. Searchable. From a Web site devoted to British sports statistics.

Wilma Rudolph     View
Information about Olympic track star Wilma Rudolph, who won three gold medals at the 1960 Rome Olympics. Provides a brief biography and an overview of her athletic career, achievements, and awards. Also includes recommended reading. From an online ex ...

Olympic Women     View
This British companion site to a print publication "is dedicated to women sporting pioneers, many of whom are Olympians." The site features brief stories of female athlete experiences from Olympic Games from the first half of the 20th centu ...

Muhammad Ali: The Making of a Champ     View
A history of the boxing great and cultural icon Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) is presented here in a unique, chronologically arranged archive of articles, photographs, and features. From the Courier-Journal newspaper in Louisville, Kentucky, the city w ...

USA Track & Field (USATF)     View
The Web site for the "the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States," an organization which among other responsibilities supervises Olympic teams. Excellent searching and browsi ...

ESPN SportsCentury     View
This site features articles about outstanding "people and events of sports in North America in the 1900s." It includes biographies of the top 100 athletes of the 20th century as selected and profiled by ESPN, including Olympians and stars s ...




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