Almanac Sports History: John Carlos and Mexico City 1968. (From Democracy Now)

Recently Democracy Now interviewed John Carlos (1968 Mexico City podium salute) and sports writer Dave Kirin.

1936, the Year of the Olympics and the Alternative Olympics: a Cocktail of Sport and Politics

Demonymic discusses the controversy surrounding the 1936 Olympics.

The Stawell Gift: Should Auld Acquaintance be forgot – the glory days of the Stawell Gift

Congratulations go out to Murray Goodwin and Grace O’Dwyer for their wins at Stawell. Greg Tangey submitted this thought-provoking look at the clash of professional and amateur athletics and administrators who seemed more obsessed with power and control than the good of their sports