Rachel Thompson

Cathy Freeman’s gold medal milestone echoes 20 years later

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Cathy Freeman delivered under the weight of Australia, winning the Sydney Olympic 400m and inspiring a generation on Sept. 25, 2000. [more]

Wilma Rudolph, once told she would not walk, became the world’s fastest woman 60 years ago

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Sixty years ago, Wilma Rudolph won triple gold at the Rome Olympics, completing her ascent after being told as a child that she would never walk again. [more]