From the archive of the Weekly Filet: Some of the best on Sports

Cyclings Road Forward

The Washington Post

Very nice multimedia feature on an American cycling prodigy and the very long shadow of Lance Armstrong.

From Weekly Filet #103, in August 2014.

Dealing With Olympic Failure

The New Yorker

Here’s the story of one man who was a single shot away from winning gold at the Olympics – and failed miserably. Not once, but twice. He’ll try again in London.

From Weekly Filet #78, in August 2014.

All Men Can’t Jump

Slate

A fascinating read on a fact that was new to me: In long-distance running, humans are second to no other species in the world.

From Weekly Filet #72, in August 2014.

Euro 2012 animated histories

The Guardian

With the football euro about to start, these nice animated videos will get you in the right mood. A short history of all the teams participating in the tournament.

From Weekly Filet #71, in August 2014.
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