Stories with Heart

‘For Khun Vichai’

Last week, a man who poured his heart and soul into his life tragically lost it. Owner of English football club Leicester City, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was a billionaire businessman from Thailand who was the founder, owner and chairman of King Power Duty Free. Vichai was one of five people who died from a helicopter crash […]

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Round of the Century – Arturo Gatti vs Mickey Ward

In 2002, Arturo Gatti and Mickey Ward’s ninth round of an already thrilling fight went down in sporting history as the Round of the Century. Both relentless in their path toward victory, neither Gatti nor Ward were willing to give up despite the mental and physical exhaustion that was plaguing them.

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An Olympic Effort

The 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles marked the first time in Olympic history that women were able to compete in the Marathon event. Gabriela Andersen-Schiess was one of these women.

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A Nation’s Hope During the Depression

There aren’t many Australians who don’t know about the horse with the exceptionally large heart. Phar Lap joins the likes of Bradman, Freeman and Fraser as one of the most iconic sporting heroes in Australian history.

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A Father’s Love Knows No Bounds

Rick was born a quadriplegic with cerebral palsy and was unable to walk or talk. It has been his father Dick who has pushed, pulled and cycled his son through some of the most gruelling races on the planet.

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Eric the Eel – Diving into the History Books

Nobody had heard of Eric Moussambani when he stepped up to the diving blocks for heat one of the 100 metre freestyle at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, but the world certainly knew him when he completed his race almost two minutes later.

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Pride

It was the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and British athlete Derek Redmond would mark his name in Olympic Games history. Not for winning gold but for his determination and unwillingness to admit defeat.

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