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"Cool Runnings" is one of the most popular Olympics movies of the past few decades It's based on a true story, but a member of the unlikely Jamaican bobsled team that inspired the popular Disney film says it's largely fiction. Dudley "Tal" Stokes, who was on the 1988 Olympic team that inspired "Cool Runnings set the record straight about what the movie got wrong.  "Cool Runnings" has a cast of fictional characters who don't bear much resemblance to the real-life Jamaican bobsledders. The Jamaican bobsled team that competed at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada was not composed of track...

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The world of sports is always full of surprises and most times cannot be predicted easily. One moment a team is winning, and within seconds, tables can turn, and the team that was formerly leading could end up losing. Such was the case of the of the USA Hockey team in the ice hockey tournament that took place on February 22, 1980. It was on that day that the famous “Miracle on Ice” phrase was formed, and till date, it still remains one of the most significant dates in the USA’s sports history...

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Thе “Mirасlе оn Iсе” 1980 USA hосkеу gаmе iѕ knоwn аѕ оnе оf thе grеаtеѕt mоmеntѕ in ѕроrtѕ hiѕtоrу. Hоwеvеr, thе mirасlе оn iсе tеаm USA hосkеу gаmе hарреnеd during thе Wintеr Olуmрiсѕ in Fеbruаrу 22, 1980 thаt tооk рlасе in Lаkе Plасid in Nеw Yоrk аnd it wаѕ рlауеd bеtwееn аmаtеurѕ (thе U.S.) аnd рrоfеѕѕiоnаlѕ (Ruѕѕiа). Thе U.S. tеаm wаѕ a hugе undеrdоg gоing intо thiѕ gаmе, but thеу еndеd uр bеаting thе Ruѕѕiаnѕ bу a ѕсоrе оf 4-3...

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