Speed Skating – 1985 – World Sprint Chamionships Mens All Around – Featuring USA Dan Jansen

Dan Jansen is a retired American speed skater….who was a multiple world champion in sprint….while having won the bronze medal at Heerenveen, Holland in 1985…..as seen in this video herewith….and then won the silver medal at Karuizawa, Japan in 1986….followed by winning the gold at West Allis, Wisconsin USA in 1988…then again Jansen won silver at Oslo,…

Cycling 1985 Tour De France John Tesh Reports On FRA Bernard Hinault Ride On The Champs-Elysee In Stage 22

The 1985 Tour de France was the 72nd Tour de France….which took place between June 28th and July 21st….and covered a 4,109 km (2,553 mi) course in 22 stages and a prologue…..as France’s Bernard Hinault would attempt to equal the records of Jacques Anquetil and Eddy Merckx….who had each won the Tour de France five times. Hinault was unable to compete due to tendinitis in 1983….and in 1984 had…

Body Building – 1986 – Ms Olympia Special – Interview Of I F B B Pres Ben Weider On Steroids Testing

Ben Weider was the co-founder of the International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness (IFBB) along with brother Joe Weider….who were Canadian businessman from Montreal….that were well known in two areas…. body building and Napoleonic history. Since the early 1980’s, a significant number of athletes in a wide range of sports have take a form of steroids….which is known as anabolic steroids….which is used to increase their muscle mass…

Cycling – 1987 – Tour De France – Phil Liggett Highlights Of Stage 18 Carpentras to Mont Ventoux

Mont Ventoux is the scene of one of the most grueling climbs in the Tour de France bicycle race….which has ascended the mountain fifteen times since 1951.  In this Stage 18 of the 1987 Tour de France….the followed trail started at Carpentras….and passed through Bédoin…..as its fame as a scene of great Tour dramas has made it…

Cycling – 1987 – Tour De France – Riding Into Paris & Champs-Elesee To Victory By IRL Stephen Roche

In 1987, Stephen Roche had a tremendous season….whereby, in the spring, he won the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana….while taking a third victory in the Tour de Romandie….and fourth place plus a stage win in Paris–Nice…..when he also finished second in Liège–Bastogne–Liège….which was the closest he got to winning a professional ‘Monument’ Classic….as he blamed it on tactical naiveté and “riding like…

Cycling – 1987 – Tour De France – Day 1 – Individual Time Trials With john Dockery + Phil Liggett

Day 1 of the 1987 Tour de France is known as the prologue….which was won by specialist Jelle Nijdam….with none of the favorites having lost much time…..as 2nd place in the prologue was for Polish cyclist Lech Piasecki…..as seen in this video herewith…..and when Piasecki was part of a breakaway in the first stage that won a few…

Basketball – 1978 – NBC Special – NBA Year In Review With Highlights Washington Bullets Championship

The 1977–78 NBA season was the team’s 17th season in the NBA….along with their 5th season in the city of Washington, D.C…..which would prove to be their most successful season in history of the franchise…..as they would win their first and only NBA championship as of 2019…..when in the NBA Finals, they defeated the Seattle SuperSonics in seven games. The Bullets…

Body Building – 1986 – I F B B Ms Olympia Championship – Featuring Diana Dennis – With Bruce Jenner

Diana Dennis is a former professional female bodybuilder from the United States…..who began competing in local contests in 1981…..with her earliest success being in mixed pairs competition with partner Kevin Lawrence….as they won several titles including the 1985 IFBB World Amateur competition….a year before her first Ms. Olympia competition as seen in this video herewith….when Dennis earned her pro card by winning the…

Cycling – 1985 – CBS Sports Almanac – Hilites Paris-Roubaix Race – With Bernard Hinauld + Greg LeMond

The Paris–Roubaix is a one-day professional men’s bicycle road race in northern France….which starts north of Paris and finishes 166 miles up the road in Roubaix, at the border with Belgium.  It is one of cycling’s oldest races….and is one of the ‘Monuments‘ or classics of the European cycling calendar…. which contributes points towards the UCI World Ranking…..with the most recent race was held on April 14,…