More Reasons We Cannot Call Phelps the Greatest Olympian Ever

Appearances can be deceiving: Scherbo authored one of the most dominant single Olympics performances ever.

Comparing Olympic athletes across different sports is a tricky and subjective business — because not all gold medals are equal. Determining the greatest Olympian ever is not as simple as asking who won the most golds. [Read more...]

Is Michael Phelps Really the Greatest Olympian Ever?

An astonishing Olympian - but the "greatest ever"?

Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian in he modern incarnation of the Olympic Games. But is he the “greatest Olympian” ever? It’s partly a question of definitions, but I would argue that he is not. [Read more...]