50 years later

SYDNEY | 50 years later, controversial Olympian Norman is honored

SYDNEY  — Peter Norman, the Australian sprinter who stood on the podium alongside Tommie Smith and John Carlos when the two Americans gave their Black Power salutes at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, has been awarded Australia’s highest Olympic award, 50 years after the event. The Australian Olympic Committee said Saturday that it had awarded … Continue reading SYDNEY | 50 years later, controversial Olympian Norman is honored