Top Ten Sports miracles 01

Top Ten Sports miracles 01

1. The Miracle on Ice

At the height of the Cold War, some American college kids, a handful of amateurs, and a second-tier coach won the gold medal in the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics by defeating a Soviet team long believed to be the greatest hockey power in Olympic history. We've watched the game footage. We've thrilled to the Disney movie. We've heard the famous call of the game's final seconds: "Do you believe in miracles?" Still, this miraculous moment amazes like none other.

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