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  • News | Rome 1960

    Field hockey - Pakistan

    India had won every Olympic gold medal in the men’s hockey since 1928. Not only that, they had won every match they had played at the Olympics since that date, scoring 178 goals and conceded just seven. The gold medal was considered, by many, to be theirs for the taking.
    11 Sep 1960 | Rome 1960
  • News | Squaw Valley 1960

    The legacy of Squaw Valley 1960

    The Closing Ceremony took place on 28 February 1960, following the ski jumping competition and the final match of the ice hockey tournament. It played out in front of a capacity crowd at the Blyth Memorial Arena, with many more spectators having gathered outside.
    28 Feb 1960 | Squaw Valley 1960, Olympic News
  • News | Squaw Valley 1960

    USA strike first ever ice hockey gold

    There were not many who believed that the USA had much chance of winning Olympic ice hockey gold in Squaw Valley, despite the advantage of a fervent home crowd behind them.
    28 Feb 1960 | Squaw Valley 1960, Olympic News, Ice Hockey, United States of America
  • News | Squaw Valley 1960

    Squaw Valley 1960: How it all began

    Alexander Cushing, a landowner in Squaw Valley – an uninhabited valley overlooking Lake Tahoe and perched 1,900 metres above sea level in California’s Sierra Nevada and 300 kilometres east of San Francisco – dreamed of transforming the place into a world-class winter sports destination. His vision began to take shape when he built a lodge and then a ski lift in the middle of what was still an untamed landscape.
    18 Feb 1960 | Squaw Valley 1960, Olympic News, Opening Ceremony
  • News | Helsinki 1952

    Five-star Singh on song as India wins fifth consecutive hockey gold

    C’est lors de ces Jeux que le papillon est arrivé sur le devant de la scène. Il a été adopté relativement récemment par les meilleurs nageurs mondiaux, mais ne dispose pas encore de ses propres courses. Au lieu de cela, on le considère comme un type de brasse, la brasse papillon.
    25 Jul 1952 | Helsinki 1952
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