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  • Matthew Emmons - 2004 Athens Olympic Summer Games

    Matthew Emmons - 2004 Athens Olympic Summer Games

    Matthew Emmons during the medal ceremony at the 2004 Athens Olympic Summer Games. ©2004 / GETTY - All rights reserved.
    Friday, August 20, 2004 9:00 AM | Photo
  • The Olympics Return to Athens, Their Birthplace | Video

    The Olympics Return to Athens, Their Birthplace

    The Olympics return to the birthplace of both ancient and modern games, and Athens announce the start of the XXVIII Games of the Olympiad with spectacular performances that showcase the traditional Greek culture and history. The assemblage of the past and the present is one of the main themes, to the delight of the 72,000-strong audience performers recall the glory of ancient Greek athletics and the start of the new era, the modern games. Opening Ceremony - Athens 2004 Summer Olympics
  • Holmes hits the jackpot in Athens | Video

    Holmes hits the jackpot in Athens

    Great Britain’s Kelly Holmes reflects on her golden double in the 800m and 1,500m at Athens 2004.
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    Athens 1896

    The Official Report of the Athens 1896 Olympic Games consisted of two parts: “The Olympic Games in Ancient Times”, published before the Games, and “The Olympic Games in 1896”, published after the Games. Pierre de Coubertin was the co-author. The two volumes were published in four languages in the form of two bilingual editions, French-Greek and English-German. This official report was the subject of various new editions, the first one in 1941.
  • Document

    Medals of the Olympic Games from Athens 1896 to Rio 2016

    This document traces the evolution of the Olympic Summer Games medals, from the first Games in Athens in 1896 to those in Rio in 2016. Each medal is presented with a photo of its obverse and reverse, with a description of the design and the technical details available.
  • Document

    Medals of the Olympic Games from Athens 1896 to Rio 2016

    This document traces the evolution of the Olympic Summer Games medals, from the first Games in Athens in 1896 to those in Rio in 2016. Each medal is presented with a photo of its obverse and reverse, with a description of the design and the technical details available.
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