Bonnie Blair won five Olympic gold medals and one bronze medal for speed skating. As of 2014, she is the most decorated woman in the history of the Winter Olympics.
Blair won her first gold medal in the women's 500-meter speed skating event at the 1988 Winter Olympics, at which she also won a bronze medal in the 1000-meter event. She won the gold medals in both of those events in the 1992 and 1994 Winter Olympics. By doing so, she became the first Olympian ever to win three consecutive gold medals in the same event. Sports Illustrated named her "Sportswoman of the Year" in 1994, and she was inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame in 2004.Learn More
An individual can improve on standard push-ups by using proper form, increasing resistance and training consistently. Varying the workout, and allowing time for muscles to rest and recover also help.Full Answer >
A-Rod, also known as Alex Rodriguez, was suspended for allegedly using performance enhancing drugs and participating in what is known as the MLB Biogenesis Scandal. A-Rod and 12 other players had received synthetic testosterone and human growth hormone from Biogenesis of America, an anti-aging clinic in Florida.Full Answer >
Although the exact details of Tiger Woods' divorce settlement are unknown, About Sports reports that the golf superstar is believed to pay his ex-wife Elin Nordegren approximately $20,000 per month in child support. Additionally, reports indicate that she received between $100 and $110 million as part of the divorce agreement.Full Answer >
Joe Montana has four Super Bowl rings, which he earned while playing for the San Francisco 49ers. He received these rings after his team won Super Bowl XVI in 1982, against the Cincinnati Bengals; Super Bowl XIX in 1985, against the Miami Dolphins; Super Bowl XXIII in 1989, against the Cincinnati Bengals; and Super Bowl XXIV in 1990, against the Denver Broncos.Full Answer >