Frank Kugler won four Olympics medals in freestyle wrestling, weightlifting and tug of war at St Louis in 1904, making him the only competitor to win a medal in three different sports at the same Games. He claimed a silver medal in the heavyweight category in wrestling, bronze in the two hand lift and all-around dumbbell events in weightlifting and another bronze in the tug of war competition as a member of Southwest Turnverein of Saint Louis No. 2 team. He is recognised as an American by the International Olympic Committee although he was a German national at the time of the Games.
The World Class Swimming Programme, one of the five aquatic disciplines, within British Swimming is seeking a successful leader to strategically manage the Sports Science and Sports Medicine (SSSM) programme.
September 10 - Finnish company Vaisala has won a multi-million pound tender in August to set up 60 automatic weather stations across Delhi to provide high-quality weather services for the Commonwealth Games next year, it has been announced.
September 2 - Fiji is still optimistic about being able to take part in next year's Commonwealth Games in New Delhi despite the country's suspension yesterday from the Commonwealth because its military regime refuses to hold elections.
August 30 - As many as 16 hotel projects in New Delhi the Indian Government hoped would provide accommodation for next year's Commonwealth Games are set to miss their target, leaving a shortfall of nearly 3,000 rooms.
August 29 - India's preparations for the 2010 Commonwealth Games have been put under pressure by the country hosting so many other major events in the build-up, Sports Minister M.S Gill (pictured) claimed today.
Last month's Boston Marathon bombings showed just how vulnerable some events can be to terrorist attacks but Helmut Spahn, executive director of the International Centre for Sport Security, claims that sharing information and early planning can help reduce the risk of such incidents in the future