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  • Figure Skating training session

    Figure Skating training session

    Mark Gorodnitsky (Right) from Israel in action during the Figure Skating training session before the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games at Hamar Olympic Amphitheatre on February 10, 2016 in Hamar, Norway.
    Wednesday, February 10, 2016 1:03 PM | Photo
  • Winter Games Vancouver 2010 Medal

    Winter Games Vancouver 2010 Medal

    On the obverse, the Olympic rings marked in relief accompanied by Aboriginal designs taken from the orca work produced by laser and giving the impression of additional texture. On the reverse, the official name of the Games in English and French, the two official languages of Canada and the Olympic Movement. Also present are the 2010 Olympic Winter Games emblem and the name of the sport and event concerned. The undulating shape of the medals was devised by Omer Arbel, a Canadian industrial designer and architect originally from Vancouver. This distinctive look requires the medal to be struck nine times as part of the 30-step fabrication process. The inspiration for these medals came from a large artwork by Corrine Hunt, a Vancouver-based artist of Komoyue and Tlingit heritage. Each of the medals has a hand-cropped section of the artwork, thus making each medal one of a kind.
    Friday, February 12, 2010 3:30 PM | Photo
  • Wrestling Greco-Roman - 75kg Men

    Wrestling Greco-Roman - 75kg Men

    Mark Overgaard Madsen of Denmark (silver medal) competes against Roman Vlasov of Russian Federation (gold medal) during the Men's Greco-Roman 75 kg Gold Medal match on Day 9 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 2 on August 14, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Saturday, August 13, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
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    Munich 1972-SPITZ Mark (USA), DEARDRUFF Deena Diana (USA), HALL Gary Wayne (USA)
    Saturday, November 30, 2002 11:00 PM | Photo
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    Munich 1972-SPITZ Mark (USA), DEARDRUFF Deena Diana (USA), HALL Gary Wayne (USA)
    Saturday, November 30, 2002 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Winner’s medal Antwerp 1920

    Winner’s medal Antwerp 1920

    The reverse of the medal shows a view of Antwerp with, in the foreground, a representation of Brabo, a statue in the Market Square in Antwerp. This sculpture commemorates the feats of a Roman soldier – Silvio Brabo – who killed a giant who was terrorising the region. In the background, it is possible to make out the Cathedral and Port of Antwerp ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 10:46 AM | Photo
  • Mark Spitz (USA)

    Mark Spitz (USA)

    American swimmer Mark Spitz on the top step of the podium for the 100m butterfly. In all, Spitz won no fewer than seven gold medals at the Olympic Games in Munich: in the 100m butterfly, 200m butterfly, 100m freestyle, 200m freestyle, 4x100m freestyle relay, 4x100m medley and the 4x200m freestyle relay. Mark Spitz held the record for the largest number of gold medals won at a single edition of the Games for 36 years. ©Keystone
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 9:55 AM | Photo
  • Jayne Torvill et Christopher Dean (GBR)

    Jayne Torvill et Christopher Dean (GBR)

    The two British skaters gave a magnificent performance to Ravel’s Bolero in the ice dance, and won some exceptional marks: three sixes (the highest score) for technical merit, and nine out of nine possible sixes for artistic performance ©Getty Steve Powell
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 10:50 AM | Photo
  • Opening Ceremony Sydney 2000

    Opening Ceremony Sydney 2000

    Aboriginal athlete Cathy Freeman had the honour of being the last Olympic torchbearer. This strong symbol marked Australia’s desire to reconcile with Aboriginal people ©Getty Jamie Squire
    Wednesday, January 13, 2010 2:44 PM | Photo
  • Opening Ceremony London 1948

    Opening Ceremony London 1948

    British athlete John Mark, the last torchbearer of the Olympic flame, does a lap of Wembley Stadium and passes in front of the Organising Committee members ©IOC
    Wednesday, January 6, 2010 2:11 PM | Photo
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