Throughout history, sports have been a mode of entertainment and joy for our society. These exciting competitions help us relax and forget about life for a while and simply get lost in the game. However, sports are about more than just entertainment; athletes have constantly inspired us to strive for greatness in our own lives. Here are some of the greatest sports moments of all time which are truly an inspiration.
Jessie Owens In The 1936 Olympics
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The 1936 Olympics took place in Berlin. This event was more historic than the usual Olympics, considering the changes that were taking place in Germany at the time. Athlete Jessie Owens set out to disprove theories about minorities that were spreading through the country at the time and overcame various obstacles that tried to prevent him from participating in the games. Ultimately, Owens won four gold medals that year, in a moment that touched hearts around the world.
The Shot Heard Around The World
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October 3, 1951 – In this incredible photo, Scottish-born American baseball player Bobby Thompson (pictured center top) is surrounded by overjoyed teammates after he hit the “shot heard ’round the world,” a home run which won the game and the National League pennant for the Giants over the Brooklyn Dodgers. Definitely one of the most memorable moments is baseball history.