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New honor for Olympic legend Mills

Olympics Aug 26, 2017

New honor for Olympic legend Mills

by Ed Odeven

Legendary distance runner Billy Mills, whose performance at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics catapulted him to global fame, is receiving a special honor close to home. Mills, who captured the gold with an amazing finish in the men's 10,000 meters in Tokyo, is among a quartet ...

Carr starred at Tokyo Games

Olympics | OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK Jun 13, 2015

Carr starred at Tokyo Games

by Ed Odeven

Henry Carr didn't have the longevity of Olympic track legends like hurdler Edwin Moses or sprinter/long jumper Carl Lewis. But to those who witnessed and remembered what he accomplished at the Tokyo Olympics in October 1964, his greatness as a runner left an indelible ...