Olympics – 1984 L A – Track Men’s 100m – Equestrian 3-Day Event – Swimming Mens 200m Ind Medley

DOG COMMENTARY: In this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile’s opinion….when it comes to Olympic broadcast coverage on television….the gold standard was set by ABC Sports….and the best job ever done by ABC Sports at the Olympics was at the 1984 Los Angeles Games.   I means, just consider the broadcast crew on this featured Olympic video…

Olympics – 1984 L A Games – Mens – Basketball & Gymnastics & Water Polo & Boxing & Track & Swimming

DOG ASIDE: On this day of August 4 at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games…..ABC’s Jim Lampley and Donna de Varona man the host desk as they cover a variety of men’s competitions taking place throughout the Olympic venues…..as they lead off with the final minutes of the Yugoslavia vs Italy final Group A game….which…

Swimming – 1986 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championship – Austin, TX

DOG ASIDE: The 1987 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships were contested in March 1987 at the Texas Swimming Center at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas….for the 64th annual NCAA-sanctioned swim meet to determine the team and individual national champions of Division I men’s collegiate swimming and diving in the USA….as the…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Wrestling – Freestyle 74kg (163 lbs) Finals – USA Dave Schultz VS FGR Martin Knosp

DOG COMMENTARY: For many years Bone Daddy has had the opinion that freestyle wrestling ranks right up there with bull riding as some of the toughest athletes in the world….cuz I have heard the story soooooo many times about the two athlete that were in his US Army Company at Reserve Officer Training Center in…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Synchronized Swimming – SUI Edith Boss & Karin Singer

DOG ASIDE: Edith Boss Karin Singer are former synchronized swimmers from Switzerland….who both competed in the women’s solo and the women’s duet competitions at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….where they came in 5th place in duet competition….and Singer placed 8th in solo competition…. while both competed in the 1988 Seoul Olympics in both the solo and duets….where…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Synchronized Swimming Duet – FRA Pascale Besson & Muriel Hermine

DOG ASIDE: Featured in this video is the French synchronized swimming duet of Pascale Besson and Muriel Hermine at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….as this team from France place 7th in the finals of the duet competition.  Muriel Hermine also captured 7th place in the solo in Los Angeles…..then competed in the 1988 Seoul Olympics…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Synchronized Swimming Duet – MEX Claudia Novelo & Pilar Ramirez

DOG ASIDE: This particular video features the Mexican synchronized swimming duet of Claudia Novelo and Pilar Ramirez Laguna….who competed in the finals of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics synchronized swimming duet competition…..finishing 8th in the final tally at the Olympics.  This duet also participated in the 1983 Pan American Games in Caracas, Venezuela….claiming the bronze…

Olympics 1984 Los Angeles Synchronized Swimming HOL Catrien Eijken & Marijke Engelen

DOG ASIDE: Although this video sounds like it was recorded under water…..ABC’s Ester Williams and Donna de Varona provided wonderful color commentary about the sport of synchronized swimming and how it is judged….as this video is the duet routine of Catrien Eijken and Marijke Engelen of the Netherlands (Holland). Both Catrien and Marijke competed in both the…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Mens 3 m Springboard Finals – Dive 2 Round

DOG ASIDE: This video starts out with the one and only….Greg Louganis….with his 2nd of 11 rounds of dives in the 1984 Los Angles Olympics Men’s 3 m Springboard Diving competition….as ABC’s color commentator says of the dive that “Louganis just seems like he is suspended in air”….now, I know I am a dog….but a…