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.
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February 26 - Canada has topped the World Curling Federation's (WCF) wheelchair curling rankings thanks to their world title winning performance at the 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Russia.
February 15 - Kate Caithness, President of the World Curling Federation (WCF), has claimed that the sport's preparations for the Sochi 2014 Winter Games are "well on schedule" ahead of its first event, which gets underway tomorrow in the Russian city.
September 29 - Canada's Paralympic curling gold medallist Jim Armstrong has been declared elgible to compete again after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) cut an 18 months drugs ban to just six.
March 16 - Jim Armstrong (pictured) has been given an 18 month suspension by the World Curling Federation (WCF) after he tested positive for Tamoxifen, just a year after he was fined for selling counterfeit drugs.
March 8 - Russia's wheelchair curling team captain Oksana Slesarenko (pictured) has been voted February's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athlete of the Month, topping an all-female shortlist which was composed to celebrate International Women's Day today.
BPA performance director Penny Briscoe will be ParalympicsGB Chef de Mission for Sochi 2014 in what will be her sixth Paralympic Games and she will be aiming to ensure that the team win a medal, as Tom Degun reports Read moreBig Read Archive