Carl Lewis

Four medals and a very long jump

Jumping the furthest

Tuesday, 5 February, 2008, 12:00am

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I live in southern New Jersey. It's a very rural area: the nearest mall is 45 minutes away, and the most popular club at school is the Future Farmers of America, which I'm glad to say I'm not a member of.

29 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

High on travellers' tales and Games fever

It is doubtful that any of the 20,000-strong world press corps flying in for the Olympics would have had more colourful companions than my travel-mates Fernandes and Gloria, who kept me entertained from Hong Kong to Rome, the first leg of my flight to Athens last Thursday night.

8 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Blasts from the past

A century of Olympic Games has left us with some golden memories - astonishing feats of athletic prowess and endurance, deeds of courage and moments of controversy. Here are just a few of the landmark events of past Olympiads.

Sheer perfection

Montreal 1976

Nadia Comaneci

Gymnastics

14 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Lewis to run in '96

CARL Lewis, one of the most celebrated US athletes in track and field history, has announced his intention to participate in the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta.

Lewis, speaking on The Pete Rose Show on the Sports Fan Radio Network, said that he plans to participate in the long jump and and the 4 x 100-metre relay in Atlanta.

12 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

Science pupil invents formula for success

IT WAS a very special day for Kwun Tong Government Secondary Technical School athlete Lewis Po Kam-wah, who won the individual championship for the third year at their recent sports meet.

23 Nov 1994 - 12:00am