The 8 Forgotten Olympic Games
By Kevin Okeeffe
1984 Winter Olympic Games: Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
Memories of the event aren’t the only facet of the Sarajevo Games that have been lost to time — the country it was held in no longer exists, Yugoslavia having been dissolved into five different countries not even a decade after the Games. The quick-to-be-dismantled host country, and competition with the more successful L.A. Summer Games held that year, affected the notability of this particular Olympics — plus, as the Olympics’ official site notes, the games were free of major controversy. Good news is no news, in this case.