On this day in 1996, a bomb was detonated at the Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, GA during the 1996 Summer Olympics. One person was killed by the blast. 437 more words
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It’s been 19 years since the Olympics in Atlanta and specifically on Thursday, 19 years exactly since one of the most famous moments in U.S. Gymnastics history. 89 more words
TORONTO – The Pan Am Games opening ceremony kicked off with a gravity-daring stunt from Olympic gold medallist Donovan Bailey.
With 45,000 spectators packed into the sold-out Rogers Centre — called the Pan Am Ceremonies Venue for the duration of the Games — a pre-taped bit depicted members of Canada’s gold medal-winning 4×100-metre relay team from the 1996 Olympics trotting the torch around Toronto. 173 more words
Reginald Wayne “Reggie” Miller was a shooting guard for the Indiana Pacers for his entire 18 year NBA career. He was 2nd in all-time scoring (behind only Kareem Abdul Jabbar) at UCLA, before being picked in the first round of the 1987 NBA Draft. 82 more words