SPOTLIGHT

SPOTLIGHT

LeRoy Neiman: The Olympic Painter

Artist LeRoy Neiman was the official painter of five Olympic Games and enjoyed preserving the image of athletes at their greatest moments

Olympic Moment

Billy Mills posted one of the greatest upsets in Olympic history, when he won the 10,000-meter run at Tokyo 1964; a Native American from Pine Ridge, South Dakota, Mills continues to use his voice to advance Native American issues.

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The discipline and drive required to serve in the military and succeed in athletics are similar characteristics. Many active-duty and veteran U.S. service members have enjoyed Olympic and Paralympic success through the years.

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When Peggy Fleming captured a gold medal in ladies' figure skating at the Grenoble 1968 Olympic Winter Games, she brought American figure skating back to the forefront and helped the event become one of the most popular at the Olympic Winter Games.
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