LANE ONE: The 39th anniversary of Jimmy Carter and the U.S. boycott of the 1980 Olympic Games

U.S. President Jimmy Carter in April 1980
For most people, 21 March is not a significant date on the annual calendar. But for more than 1,000 athletes trying to make the United States Olympic Team in 1980, it was the end of their dreams of competing in Moscow. In response to the December 1979 invasion of Afghanistan by the Soviet Union, U.S. […]
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