It is one of the most iconic images in both sports and the civil rights movement: Americans Tommie Smith and John Carlos, raising their gloved hands in defiance on the medal podium at the 1968 Olympics. But there is a third man in the photo, the Australian who finished second to Smith and ahead of Carlos in the 200 meters. His name is Peter Norman. Norman's story of quiet heroism shows when all is said and done, a person's character is more valuable than a medal. Watch
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A history of this vital underclothing, from the Jogbra invented by friends Lisa Lindahl, Hinda Miller and Polly Smith to its biggest moment -- Brandi Chastain's triumphant reveal after the United States won the 1999 World Cup.
How Manute Bol gave a voice to independence in South Sudan
He stood 7 foot 7 inches, but it's what he stood for that truly distinguished Manute Bol.
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