Scott Blackmun

  • Olympic gold medalist Alice Coachman dies at 90 in Georgia July 15, 2014

    Track and field star Alice Coachman, who overcame segregation to become the first black woman to win a gold medal in the Olympic games, died in Georgia on Monday at the age of 90. Coachman, who won her gold medal in the high jump at the 1948 summer Olympics in London,...
  • Opening Ceremony London 2012: US may dip flag July 27, 2012

    London: The United States may break with a controversial tradition and dip its flag to Britain's leaders at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, US Olympic Committee (USOC) CEO Scott Blackmun said on Thursday. "We've talked a little bit about that and you never know what is going to happen,"...