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Tag Archives: Olympics

Biofile Wallace Matthews Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former New York Post Columnist, New York Newsday Columnist, New York Daily News Lead Columnist, New York Times reporter, NBC 1988 Olympic boxing analyst and ESPN Talk Show host.  Former President of the Boxing Writer’s Association of America and ring announcer. DOB: January 3, 1957 In: …

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Biofile Mark Spitz Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: All-time Olympic legend who won seven gold medals in swimming events in 1972 at Munich, Germany. DOB: February 10, 1950 In: Modesto, CA Childhood Hero: “Johnny Unitas.” Nickname: “Speedy Gonzalez, Mark The Pool Shark.” Hobbies: “Sailing. Skiing. Collecting art.” Greatest Sports Moment: “My greatest sports moment? …

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Biofile: Haile Gebrselassie Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Won Olympic gold medals in 1996 and 2000 in the 10,000 meters. Won Berlin Marathon in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009. DOB: April 18, 1973 In: Asella, Arsi Province, Ethiopia First Running Memory: “My first memory for racing was in 1981. First one – when I landed in …

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Biofile: Carl Lewis Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former track & field champion was one of the top American Sportsman of the Century. Winner of 10 Olympic medals including nine gold, Winner of 10 World Championships medals, including eight gold. DOB: July 1, 1961 In: Birmingham, AL Track Heroes/Inspirations: “I looked up to Jesse Owens. My …

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Biofile: Oksana Baiul Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: 1994 Olympic gold medalist in figure skating. DOB: November 16, 1977 In: Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine Favorite Movies: “I like as a director Tim Burton. And as character working a lot with Tim Burton, is Johnny Depp. I like all kind of movies and I really love to …

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