Boxing – 1982 – NBCs Marv Albert Interview With Lt Heavywt Bobby Czyz After Losing To Mustafa Hamsho

In this 1982 interview by NBC’s Marv Albert of middleweight boxer Bobby Czyz after his 10 round loss to Mustafa Hamsho…..in which Czyz entered the ring with a record of 20 wins and no losses…..it is easy to see in Czyz’s voice and body language that he was extremely disappointed at losing the fight….and was…

Body Building – 1985 – I F B B Womens World Championship – Featuring Vera Bendel – With Bruce Jenner

Vera Bendel is a German bodybuilder and entrepreneur….who was the first German champion in women’s bodybuilding….and she was also the first German bodybuilder to become a professional in the sport.  In November 1979 she opened her gym in Hanau-Steinheim together with her husband Willi Bendel….where  Ralf Moeller and Kurt Felix also trained…..when in the spring…

Body Building – 1985 – Bruce Jenner + Linda Thomson Jenner Intro To IFBB Women World Championships

Bruce Jenner won the decathlon gold medal at the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games and became an instant national hero in America. Jenner appeared on the cover of the August 9, 1976, issue of Sports Illustrated….the February 1979 issue of Gentleman’s Quarterly….and on the cover of Playgirl  magazine ….and little did anyone know at this time that he would…

Body Building – 1986 – I F B B Ms Olympia Championships – Featuring Clare Furr – With Dorothy Lucey

Clare Furr was one of the early greats of female bodybuilding….as fans and the judges alike both loved her big, thick arms and shoulders and stunning pecs…..as her routine in the 1986 Ms. Olympia Championships…..which took place on November 19, 1986, at the Felt Forum in Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York…..which was the 7th Ms. Olympia…

Body Building – 1985 – Ms Olympia Awards Show – Cory Everson 1st + Mary Roberts 2nd + Di Dennis 3rd

The awards ceremony at the 1985 Ms Olympia Championships competition took place on November 30, 1985, at the Felt Forum in Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York….which was the 6th Ms. Olympia competition ever held…..and was aired on NBC Sportsworld ….and hosted by sportscaster Dorothy Lucey along with body building television analyst Frank Zane.  The competition came down to three…

Body Building – 1986 – I F B B Ms Olympia Championship – Featuring Cory Everson – With Dorothy Lucey

Cory Everson is an American female bodybuilding champion and actress…..who won the Ms. Olympia contest six years in a row from 1984 to 1989…..and was born Corinna Kneuer in Racine, Wisconsin….and attended high school in Deerfield, Illinois…..then attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison….where she was a multi-sport standout in gymnastics, track & field and badminton.   While attending the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Cory met Jeff Everson, a…

Diving – 1983 – Special – Highlights Of World Cannonball & World Belly Flop Championships

A Cannonball, also referred to as a Bomb, is a diving style where the diver hugs their knees and attempts to enter the water with their body shaped as much like a sphere as possible…..with the goal being to create a large splash…..which is known in German as the Arschbombe….the cannonball has been turned into the competitive sport of “Splashdiving”…..whereas, a…

Body Building – 1985 – Special – A Musical Look At Training For The Womens IFBB World Championships

This introduction to the start of the NBC Sports coverage of the 1985 Ms. Olympia Body Building Championships provides an inside visual look at training by several of the competitors at the 1985 Ms Olympia Championships for women…..which is put to music that accentuates the “beauty and power” of women’s body building.  We here at ImaSportsphile…

Body Building – 1985 – IFBB Womens World Championship – Featuring Dinah Anderson – With Bruce Jenner

Dinah Anderson is a former American professional body builder who compete in Ms. Olympia Competitions as well as Women’s World Championships in the mid-1980’s….who came in 11th out of 30 competitors…..and we must say here a ImaSportsphile don’t really know much about the sport…..but we are learning fast….cuz there are lots of body building fans out…