This Day in Olympics History: Aug. 8, 1992

 

The U.S. men’s basketball “Dream Team,” the first Olympic team to include NBA stars, took the gold in Barcelona.  Read more.

This Day in Olympics History: Aug. 2, 1992

At the Barcelona Games, U.S.A’s Jackie Joyner-Kersee became the first athlete to win consecutive gold medals in the heptathlon, prompting Olympic great Bruce Jenner to say, “”You have proved to the world that you are the greatest athlete who ever lived, male or female.” Read more.