In the News

  • 2 December 2015

    "Ms. Romano and Ms. Spitzer, whose husband, Andre, was a fencing coach at the Munich Games and died in the attack, first described the extent of the cruelty during an interview for the coming film “Munich 1972 & Beyond,” a documentary that chronicles the long fight by families of the victims to gain public and official acknowledgment for their loved ones. The film is expected to be released next year."

  • 1 July 2015

    As a longtime member of the Olympic Sports Science Division, psychologist Steven Ungerleider, PhD, has worked with athletes and coaches at 13 Olympic Games, but it's one of the games he was not able to attend that always stands out: the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany.

  • 2 June 2015

    “We have given the best years of our lives to remember—to remember the tragedy of what happened. … Now we are starting to see some light from all of our efforts.”

  • 21 August 2013

    Lance Armstrong, seemingly unbowed by a 1,000-page U.S. Anti-Doping Agency report detailing his doping over more than a decade, tweeted a photo of himself in November relaxing on his couch, gazing up at seven framed Tour de France yellow jerseys.

  • 6 August 2013

    Even as MLB ramped up its testing policies in the wake of the Mitchell report in 2007—it now tests blood in addition to urine and tests both in and out of season—what good is increased testing if established users don't test positive?

  • 24 May 2013

    The most notorious incident involved shotput champion Heidi Krieger, who was given so many steroids at the Berlin sports club SC Dynamo that Krieger later elected to become a man and is now Andreas Krieger. But she was just one of many young athletes masculinized by the drugs.